Celtic manager Ronny Deila has told the Glasgow Evening Times he’s worried about his side’s defence, but he’s confident of a result against Inter Milan this week.
The Bhoys head to Italy for the second leg of the Europa League tie level with Inter at 3-3 after a dramatic first game last week.
Deila told the GET that he studied footage of the match after the game last week and has suggested that the defence needs to do better.
“Defensively we have things we really need to work on and we need to be far more compact but I have to say - I do think we have a chance,” said the boss.
Celtic need to tighten up substantially at the back because Inter will most likely try to control the game through possession this week.
They will be on the front foot and looking for a goal, which will help them to take advantage of the three away goals they bagged at Parkhead.
If Celtic can stay compact, and it’s something they’ll be working hard on in training, it should make them far more difficult to break down.
If they can counter attack effectively, they don’t have to replicate Inter’s away goal heroics to get over the line and a single strike could make the difference, but the Bhoys have to keep a clean sheet.