Football

Lennon points at 'poor' defence

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Neil Lennon castigated his defence after Celtic's shock 3-2 defeat at Inverness left Old Firm rivals Rangers in pole position in the race for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League title.

The Celtic boss, who revealed that midfielder Beram Kayal came off in the second half with suspected concussion and a suspected broken wrist, pointed the finger mostly at his defence, saying: "We are better than that. We have been very good defensively all season but the back four were really poor the second half.

"I might have to change the back four after that performance, I will assess it on Thursday and Friday."

He added: "Some players picked of all days to have their poorest game of the season.

"The two full backs were poor.

"The two centre halves were poor and the two centre forwards were eachy-peachy (both as bad as each other).

"You can't have that many off form and get a result and we didn't need to win the game.

"Defensively we were very poor and if you play like that you don't deserve to win any game.

"At half-time, we told them to brush up defensively but we have gone missing for the third goal.

"It was a great finish but we didn't put a glove on him."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Neil Lennon

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again