Stefan Johansen reflects on Celtic's first league victory and positional change

The Celtic player has been reflecting on their first domestic match of the new season.

Celtic midfielder Stefan Johansen has been speaking in an interview later published on the club’s official Twitter account.

Ronny Deila’s side began the defence of their Scottish Premiership title with a 2-0 victory against Ross County this weekend, courtesy of goals from Leigh Griffiths and Johansen himself, and now the Norwegian has given his assessment of the match.

“We did a professional job in the end and got the three points and we can now prepare for Wednesday,” Johansen said.

Celtic’s next match is the vital Champions League qualifying match against Qarabag next week, a tie the Bhoys currently lead 1-0.

That imminent match meant Deila gave a chance to young full-back Kieran Tierney, a player who had only previously featured twice for the senior side.

As for Johansen, he also spoke about playing a deeper position for the club, adding, “It’s not too much of a difference; I can still get into dangerous positions.”

Johansen ended last season with 13 goals for Celtic and he already has three this time out after scoring home and away against Stjarnan.

So at this rate it will not be long before he surpasses his previous total, proving just how important he is to Deila’s side.

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