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Tommy Wright comments on key quality he sees in Celtic side

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St Johnstone's manager has emphasised the difficulty his side face against Celtic this evening.

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has told the Brechin Advertiser what he feels is the biggest threat coming from Celtic this evening.

Ronny Deila’s side head into the Scottish Premier League game in good form and they will be heavy favourites for a win.

Wright had admitted that while his side could play well, Celtic have the quality to win a game with one piece of skill regardless of how the rest of the game has unfolded.

“What it emphasised (previous game against Celtic) is that you can do well, make one mistake and they will punish you,” said Wright.

“The first goal is always important against Celtic.”

What the comments emphasise is if St Johnstone are to have any chance of a result in the game this evening, they have to take every chance which comes their way.

Celtic were superb last weekend against Aberdeen, reacting admirably to defeat in the Europa League against Inter Milan last week.

Deila will be keen for his side to maintain their momentum and Wright needs to find a way to stop them in their tracks.

Three points for the Bhoys later improves their chances of another SPL title but St Johnstone could start the game aggressively and attack because it could be a pointless tactic for the team to sit back and take pressure against such a high quality opponent.

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