As the Celtic clicked into top gear, Scott Brown greeted superheroes Jeremy Frimpong and David Turnbull.
Manager Neil Lennon was pleased with the power-packed performance, claiming it was the best performance of the season.
Celtic had a number of great performances in this match, but the teen killer Frimpong and the best Turnbull.
The Dutch wing-back followed his stunning Riga performance with another sizzling effort, while the midfielder was a classic in the engine room, replacing the injured Ryan Christie for the second time.
Brown expressed great admiration for his two young colleagues, and when asked how far Frimpong could go in the game, he laughed: “I really can’t really catch him off that wing so fast!
“He is amazing, he has a great attitude and is always ready to learn. He meets Gaffer and the backroom staff because he always wants to get better.
“His energy and ability is second to none, he’s the fastest man I’ve ever seen, and he’s satisfied with the ball.”
At Turnbull, Brown said: “He’s calm, he’s written on the ball, and he’s seen a forward pass. He also has a great sense of humor, so it’s a lot of fun for us to include another Scottish boy in the teen.
He knows the games are winning for Celtic and how big this club is. ”
Brown also praised Albion Ajeti. The Swiss were injured while hitting the net, and his absence would be a setback, but Lee Griffiths returned to the bench to help fill the pain.
The captain said: “Albion has done well, he is strong, he is physical, he holds the ball well and he scores goals.
“His injuries are disappointing, especially when he climbs the ravine. We are lucky to have the best players in the attack.
“Griffith is ready to return, and now the squad is in good shape. I am sure Ajeti will want to come back as soon as possible.
“It’s about being in the right place at the right time. He [Ajeti] Got that awareness, and we saw it in practice.
“It’s hard for new people to get here and get on the ground running, but he really has, he’s scoring goals, and the link-up play was extraordinary.
“He [Griffiths] He works hard and knows what to expect from him.
“Everybody knows what he can do on the pitch. The left foot is a stick and he is one of the best finishers I have ever played.
“So, make sure he’s a match fit and get him fast as soon as possible.”
In the absence of Christopher Julian and James Forrest, Lennon’s men have wreaked havoc on the Hibbs, and for a long time McGregor and Mohammed Elijah have also been targeted.
This did not stop the champions from posting a remarkable show, following some of next week’s performances that say it’s enjoyable considering some of the criticisms that Br Warn says.
He said: “I think everything clicked now, it’s been coming for the last few weeks.
“We all have not scored enough goals, but it’s for us to win games and maintain it, and we’re set a marker here to make sure we’re trying to stay on those levels.
“It’s not going to be the best and easiest of all the games. Everyone wants to beat us.
“That’s what happens when we become champions. Everyone is here to pick up our skulls.
“This is a long season and not all games are beautiful to the eye.
When you go to Aberdeen, Hibiscus and places like that, you need to make sure you are scraping.
“These kids have a winning mentality and we need to make sure we move forward. This is a great squad, and that’s what the manager wants. He wants competition throughout, and that’s what we got.
“You play for a place every week, and last season there were about 64, 65 games. There will be injuries and suspensions, which is part and parcel.
“It simply came to our notice then. It’s not just about the 11 players there, it’s about the people who are working hard to get a chance and behind the scenes that no one can see. ”
Before the next international break, the Celtics face two big games at home and abroad, Brown said: “We got Sarajevo, and then we got St. Johnstone. These are two hard games, followed by some rest and recovery.
“Last year we were amazing [Europa League] Group stages, including winning the first place and going to Italy for the first time.
“It simply came to our notice then. We want to be in group stages. We want to play in the Champions League, but this season it has not been so. So now we are entering the Europa League and making sure we know how far we can go. ”
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