Celtic & Rangers latest: Bhoys ace targets Europa League success; Daly backs Boyd

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Stefan Johansen confident

Stefan Johansen has backed Celtic to make it through to the latter stages of the Europa League.

The Bhoys are back in European action this Thursday and Johansen is clearly keen for his team to do well in the competition.

"We got a point away from home against Salzburg which is good, but at home we should aim to beat all the teams in our section," Sports Mole quote him as saying. 

"We were disappointed not to be in the Champions League but this competition can still be good for the team."

Hamilton confident

Hamilton star Mickael Antoine-Curier says that his team do not fear anybody after their fine start to the season.

Accies have been in superb form over the opening of the campaign, but a trip to Parkhead can be a daunting prospect.

However, Antoine-Curier insists that next weekend's fixture is one they are relishing rather than fearing.

"Everybody here is confident. The belief is very high in the team and we don't fear anybody," he said to the Evening Times. 

"It will be a big test for us against Celtic, but that is a good thing. It is not about fancying ourselves. We have to show respect to them."

McCoist on Championship

Ally McCoist says that there is not much difference between the top of the Championship and many sides playing in Scotland's top flight.

The 'Gers have climbed to the upper echelons of the second-division table and McCost believes that is proof of their SPL credentials. 

"I firmly believe that throughout our league there is not a massive difference between our league and the lower half of the top league," he said to the Evening Times. 

Daly backs Boyd

Rangers striker Jon Daly has backed Kris Boyd to start hitting the net soon.

The Light Blues striker has struggled badly for goals since the start of the season, but Daly believes it is only a matter of time before his teammate shows his top form. 

"The goals will come eventually," he said to the Evening Times. "When you look at his record, the goals speak for themselves.

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