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St Mirren star says any side need two things to beat Celtic

Experienced striker Steve Thompson has commented on the scale of the challenge for any side looking to beat Celtic.

Experienced St Mirren forward Steve Thompson has explained to the Glasgow Evening Times that he feels teams need two things in order to beat Celtic.

The Bhoys face up to St Mirren away from this Good Friday as the domestic action returns following the international break.

Celtic will be the heavy favourites for the game and Thompson has explained he feels any team need two things to happen to get the better over Ronny Deila’s side.

“When you play Celtic, you need to carry a bit of luck, but you need to be well organised defensively and minimise their opportunities. It is difficult but we have been working on that,” he said.

Needless to say that luck in any game can go either way and St Mirren will need the run of the ball and one or two contentious decisions to go their way if they’re going to get a result.

Celtic have a very talented squad, filled with players in key positions who can create that creative moment in a split second, which can be the difference in terms of unlocking their opposition.

Any side facing up to Deila’s team need to sit back, defend well and hope that the Bhoys leave themselves exposed in terms of the space they leave behind to counter attack.

Celtic are chasing a very important treble and it will be interesting to see if St Mirren can put a dent in their plans as they scrap to avoid the drop down into the Championship.

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