Scott Brown reveals Celtic's strategy for Inter tie - the right approach?

Celtic FC Fans

The Bhoys skipper has been speaking ahead of Thursday night's crunch Europa League tie.

Celtic skipper Scott Brown says the Scottish champions will go into the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie against Inter Milan with exactly the same approach as they did the first, according to the Scottish Express.

The Bhoys drew 3-3 with Inter at Celtic Park last Thursday during a dramatic European tie yet their open, expansive style of play saw them exposed defensively against the Serie A side.

But Celtic captain Brown insists Ronny Deila's men will travel to Italy with exactly the same approach, creating chances galore, pressing high and looking to force Inter into defensive mistakes of their own.

“We have to go there thinking we can do it, especially when you look at the chances we created against them. We fought back and could maybe have even scored a few more goals," the Bhoys skipper said.

“The great thing is we managed to create those chances and we are still in the tie. We will probably play the same formation, try to press them high up the park again and prey on their mistakes. If we do that, who knows what can happen?”

Brown's positive approach may just write Deila's side into Celtic folklore - after all, anything less than a win (or a 3-3 or higher-scoring draw) will see the Hoops eliminated either outright or through away goals at the San Siro.

But Deila's high-pressing game has seen the Scottish champions concede heavily in the Europa League this term. First, during Celtic's group-stage fixtures and then at home to Inter.

Attacking football is the Norwegian's mantra, though, and, as Brown says, who knows what can happen?

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