Kieran Tierney heaps praise on Craig Gordon after Celtic stopper's impressive performance against Dundee

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The 33-year-old made several saves to ensure that the Hoops earned a point.

Kieran Tierney believes that Celtic have Craig Gordon to thank after the goalkeeper made several impressive saves to earn the Hoops a point against Dundee, The Scottish Sun reports.

While Ronny Deila's men created chances of their own - Stefan Johansen was only denied by the post shortly before the break - the experienced stopper was called upon on a few occasions to ensure that the Bhoys extended their unbeaten run to 10 games in all competitions.

And Tierney heaped praise upon Gordon for his performance at Dens Park, as well as the way that he has played since he joined the club.

"Craig really kept us in the game with some great saves," he told The Scottish Sun.

"That's they way he has performed since he came to the club. He saved us on a few occasions.

"We are disappointed we didn't win. Obviously, we went there for the three points and we had chances, but we couldn't take them. Dundee made it hard for us."

Given the length of time that the former Sunderland keeper spent out of the game due to injury, there would have been some eyebrows raised when he joined the Scottish Premiership heavyweights.

However, the 33-year-old has proved any doubters wrong, not only by putting in a considerable number of impressive performances since his comeback, but also because of the fact that he has managed to stay clear of injury and has almost been an ever-present since moving to Parkhead.

And if he can maintain his form for the next few weeks, the Hoops should have no problems capitalising on their five point lead at the top of the table and winning their fifth league crown in a row. 

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