Celtic’s Jozo Simunovic gives his reaction to Molde’s win against Fenerbahce

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Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic says that he was not too surprised with Molde’s win against Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic has told The Scottish Sun that it did not come as a huge surprise to him see Molde defeat Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

Norwegian club Molde staged somewhat of an upset when they got the better of Turkish giants Fenerbahce away from home in Istanbul in Group A.

Tommy Hoiland put the visiting side in the lead from the penalty spot in the 36th minute, but former Manchester United winger Nani restored parity for the hosts before the half-time interval.

Mohamed Elyounoussi made it 2-1 to Molde on 53 minutes, and Martin Linnes wrapped up the scoring in the 65th minute.

Simunovic, who joined Celtic from Dynamo Zagreb in the summer transfer window, was not too surprised at the final result in Istanbul.

"I was only a little surprised as Molde beat Fenerbahce,” the 21-year-old told The Scottish Sun. “I played against them for my previous team and they were a very good team.”

Celtic themselves earned a good result away from home in the Europa League Group A, as they held Ajax to a 2-2 draw at the Amsterdam ArenA in Amsterdam on Thursday.

The point in the Netherlands means that the Bhoys have given themselves a good chance of progressing from the group.

It will not be easy for the Hoops, though, as Fenerbahce will be looking to bounce back from the defeat to Molde and Ajax will be determined to win their remaining games in the group.

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