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Celtic boss Ronny Deila unhappy with timing

Celtic manager Ronny Deila wishes the club had a chance to bounce straight back from defeat.

Under-fire Celtic manager Ronny Deila says he is disappointed with the timing of the international break, from a self-interested perspective.

Celtic suffered their first loss to Hamilton Academical since 1938 at the weekend, and have slipped to sixth in the SPL table.

This has left Deila sweating over his job, and he admits he wishes he could get his side straight back out there.

He told Celtic's website: "We have to use the time we have off now, but if I could chose I would play on Wednesday to get back as quickly as possible.

"Now we have a couple of weeks to prepare for the game against Ross County."

The extra break may do the club good, especially considering the players have been playing twice a week with Europa League football.

Deila added he believes the margins between winning and losing were fine at the weekend and the club could easily have come out on top.

"The crosses and set-plays have to be more accurate and the performance asthe amount of chances we created was enough to win and we should have won it.

“If we had scored first it would have been a totally different game but that’s football and we have to bounce back now."

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