Ronny Deila explains how Leigh Griffiths changed the game against Partick Thistle

Ronny Deila

Leigh Griffiths scored the winner for Celtic against Partick Thistle in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday afternoon.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has been quoted as saying by the club’s official Twitter that Leigh Griffiths changed the game against Partick Thistle on Saturday afternoon.

The Scotland international’s goal in the final minutes of the encounter proved to be the difference between the two sides at Celtic Park.

The 25-year-old striker did not start the Scottish Premiership game and came on as a half-time substitute, as the Bhoys ended the match with 10 men.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Celtic Park, hosts Celtic had 57% of the possession, took 12 shots of which six were on target, and earned four corners.

Ronny Deila’s side are at the top of the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 46 points from 20 matches. The Glasgow giants are three points clear of second-placed Aberdeen and also have a game in hand.

Celtic will take on Stranraer away from home in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup next weekend.

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