The Ibrox side looked to be in for a great chance of pulling off a shock against Benfica despite conceding early. They led 3-1 against ten men as the game entered the final 15 minutes but blew the two-goal lead.
Back in Glasgow, Celtic recorded what can only be described as an embarrassing 4-1 defeat to Sparta Prague increasing pressure on Neil Lennon and putting the team in a very difficult position to qualify from their group with just one point from three games. The results did little to boost the country’s coefficient.
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5. Lennon blasts players
Neil Lennon criticised his Celtic players after the embarrassing 4-1 loss at home to Sparta Prague in the Europa League. The Northern Irishman accused his team of lacking hunger as they now sit with one point after three games. He said there was a “raggedness” and “lack of application”. (Various)
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6. Sutton questions Griffiths... again
Ex-Celtic striker Chris Sutton went on a bizarre rant following the defeat in Europe, targeting goal scorer Leigh Griffiths. He questioned the player’s attitude and fitness, branding him overweight in his latest barb at Griffiths. (BT Sport)
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7. Elyounoussi in Lennon's cross hairs
Celtic forward Mohamed Elyounoussi is set to feel the wrath of Neil Lennon after being caught on his phone following his substitution. The Norwegian was criticised by Chris Sutton with Lennon saying he better not have been on his mobile. (BT Sport)
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8. Kingsley's contract talks admission
Stephen Kingsley will likely have contract talks later in the season regarding an extension to his one-year deal at Hearts. The left-back has impressed fans and has admitted he is enjoying his football at the Edinburgh club. (Evening News)
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