Neil Lennon looking to carry over Celtic positives from Hibs draw but plays down talk of showing 'reaction' to fans

Neil Lennon wants his side to take the positives from the last 30 minutes at Easter Road into his side’s Europa League clash with Sparta Prague.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS
Celtic manager Neil Lennon. Picture: SNS

The Scottish champions battled back from two goals down at the weekend to take a point from their Premiership match with Hibs and the Parkhead manager wants them to start with that sort of intensity.

Asked by BT Sport’s Rory Hamilton if he was looking for revenge but also to show a reaction to the supporters, he answered: "I'm not so sure about the latter part but we want to show a reaction from the last Sparta game where we didn’t do ourselves justice. We really hope we can play the style of football we know we can.

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"There’s plenty for me to be positive about, especially the last half-hour at Easter Road where we looked a really good side.

"We need to take that into the game tonight and show that focus and that will to win.”

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