Kilmarnock star Julien Faubert not impressed by Celtic, stunned at loss

Kilmarnock's Julien Faubert was surprised at his side's defeat to Celtic.

Kilmarnock new boy Julien Faubert was on the losing side as his team were defeated by Celtic, but was not impressed by the victors.

Faubert told The Telegraph that he felt Kilmarnock should not have lost, with the game decided by an excellent goal from Tom Rogic.

He said: “I wasn’t impressed with them, but they are a big team and they are strong and they don’t panic – that is the difference between different levels of football,

"I don’t know how we lost the game. We were good tactically and mentally. We didn’t think we were going to lose this match – but that is the difference between top level teams.”

Celtic were the superior team in terms of possession, with 57 per cent, and they also managed seven shots on target compared to three from Kilmarnock.

Celtic's win gives their title challenge more momentum, with a four point gap over Aberdeen at the top, having played one game less.

Kilmarnock on the other hand are at the bottom, in 11th position out of 12 teams, above only Dundee United who are eight points further back.

Former West Ham midfielder Faubert, who once had a spell on loan at Real Madrid, signed as a free agent last month, and played all 90 minutes in the 1-0 home loss.

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