"Lennon needs to be a realist", "Turnbull is a diamond", "The bar is so low people are raving about beating Hamilton": Celtic fans react to 3-0 win over Accies

Celtic fans were pleased to see Leigh Griffiths and Odsonne Edouard find the net against Hamilton – for three valuable points and with one eye on next weekend’s Old Firm match.

Tunde Owolabi and Jeremie Frimpong during the Scottish Premiership match between Hamilton and Celtic at the FOYS Stadium on December 26, 2020, in Hamilton, Scotland. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)
Tunde Owolabi and Jeremie Frimpong during the Scottish Premiership match between Hamilton and Celtic at the FOYS Stadium on December 26, 2020, in Hamilton, Scotland. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

Many have already began suggesting lie-ups to face the league leaders Rangers whose advantage was cut back to 16 points with the victory in rain-lashed Lanarkshire.

Celtic face Dundee United on Wednesday but with Ibrox on the horizon, many fans were optimistic the team was regaining form at the right time.

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Scott Rhind: “Play like that and would expect a win at Ibrox keep playing Turnbull and maybe play Jullien instead of Bitton. Griffiths played well too.”

Neil Lennon during the Scottish Premiership match between Hamilton and Celtic at the FOYS Stadium on December 26, 2020, in Hamilton, Scotland. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

@50shadesofhaigh: “Turnbull’s an absolute diamond of a player, wish he’d been brought into the team earlier. Soro is the legs we need in midfield. Griff is in shape and always has a goal in him. They all need to be starting on January 2!”

Buff Egan: “No way Scott Brown Start next weekend. Soro has the legs we need in midfield.”

Gerry Mcinally: “Need to take Bitton out of defence gives away too many free kicks clumsy and other teams will score from them.”

Graham Sless: “Yes it was against a poor Hamilton side but thought Eddy was brilliant today, encouraging signs looked finally back to his old self and linked up with Griff well too.”

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths with a good chance early on during the Scottish Premiership match between Hamilton and Celtic at the FOYS Stadium on December 26, 2020, in Hamilton, Scotland. (Photo by Craig Williamson / SNS Group)

Willie Grant: “If Griff got the game time he deserved this season, we would be way better off points wise.”

The reflection on the afternoon’s work was positive too.

Shakeel Ahmed: “Good, controlled performance.....apart from Ajeti.”

Gary John Patrick Chalmers: “The difference with Brown out the team night and day. He’s been great servant but his time is up - should be used as emergency or when games are won bring him on. Turnbull, Soro and Griff must stay in the team it’s as simple as that.

@10inarowhwg: “Don’t wanna count ma chickens but 10s done easy.”

But some were still unhappy.

@Robert_Smith95: “The bar is that low people are raving about beating a **** Hamilton side.”

@_IanSweeney_: “Lennon needs to be realist. It was a win against Hamilton.”

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