Celtic manager Ronny Deila has been quoted by the Glasgow Evening Times explaining what he feels will be easier for his side against Inverness this weekend.
The sides meet in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden after sharing a 1-1 draw in the Scottish Premiership last weekend.
The Norwegian feels that conditions will be more in favour of his team this weekend, which will play into their hands over the way they like to play.
“It's going to be a different game in the semi-final. A Hampden, there are going to be more spaces, and it is going to be easier to get the ball moving quicker.”
“But, again, Inverness showed they are a good team, and we need to step up compared to how we played on Saturday.”
Celtic have plenty of pace and plenty of talented creative players in their squad who can control games from the midfield going forward.
The Bhoys are at their very best when they can get players on the ball driving at the opposition, playing short and snappy fast passes around their opposition which is very difficult to defend against.
One of the main factors that Celtic will have in their favour this weekend is the extra experience they have when it comes to big showpiece games.
They shouldn’t be affected by the conditions and the atmosphere, whereas Inverness may slightly be on the back foot due to the occasion, which Celtic can press on and take advantage of.