Celtic player ratings: Gordon, Sinclair and Dembele top acts

Celtic team group before the game

Celtic kept their Champions League hopes alive with an admirable display in a 1-1 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach, thanks to a penalty from Moussa Dembele. Here's how Brendan Rodgers' players performed in Germany.

Celtic's Scott Sinclair shoots at goal and hits the post

Craig Gordon (8/10) - Saved well from Lars Stindl in the first half but couldn't save the same player's deflected attempt on the 32nd minute. Made a string of important saves in the second half to keep Celtic in the game before Moussa Dembele's penalty equaliser. 

Emilio Izaguirre (6/10) - The Honduran international was standing in for the injured Kieran Tierney and looked short of match fitness. The left back allowed too much space on the cross for Monchengladbach's goal and was booked in the 77th minute after an unnecessary tussle with Patrick Herrmann. 

Cristian Gamboa (6/10) - Defensively stable and did his job effectively enough. Gamboa's lack of forward thinking play was sacrificed on the 83rd minute, as the Costa Rican was replaced by Liam Henderson

Mikael Lustig (6/10) - Could have defended better in the lead up to the game's opener, as scorer Stindl was afforded too much space to finish. Lustig's distribution from the back was poor.

Celtic's Craig Gordon looks dejected after Borussia Monchengladbach's Lars Stindl (not pictured) scores their first goalCeltic's Craig Gordon looks dejected after Borussia Monchengladbach's Lars Stindl (not pictured) scores their first goal

Erik Sviatchenko (6/10) - The centre-back's positioning was poor on too many occasions as the Danish international struggled in the air throughout the match. Along with Lustig, Sviatchenko's use of the ball was disappointing. 

Scott Brown (7/10) - Kept Celtic ticking and tried to set the tempo for Brendan Rodgers' side throughout a tightly contested midfield. Celtic's captain led by example and showed admirable work-rate as the Bhoys got back into the game during the second half.

Stuart Armstrong (5/10) - A poor performance from the 24-year-old midfielder, who made no attacking impact on the match. Tidy in possession on a few occasions but was guilty of too many safe passes and the game passed Armstrong by. 

Celtic's Callum McGregor looks dejected as Borussia Monchengladbach's Yann Sommer looks onCeltic's Callum McGregor looks dejected as Borussia Monchengladbach's Yann Sommer looks on

Tom Rogic (6/10) - Not the best showing from the Australian midfielder, who failed to track runners on the first goal. Rogic struggled to get a grasp on the game and was substituted for Callum McGregor (7/10) - who had a great chance to put Celtic 2-1 ahead in the closing stages, but placed his finish wide of the post. 

James Forrest (6/10) - Showed plenty of industry on Celtic's right-hand side but wasn't able to make any significant breakthrough against an organised Monchengladbach defence. Replaced on the hour by Patrick Roberts (7/10) - who looked lively and created the McGregor chance with an clever through ball.

Celtic's Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring their first goalCeltic's Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring their first goal

Scott Sinclair (8/10) - Unlucky not to put Celtic 1-0 up after an excellent curled effort midway through the first half hit the inside of the post and fell to safety. One of Celtic's best players constantly gave Monchengladbach's defence something to think about.

Moussa Dembele (8/10) - Brendan Rodgers' talisman was instrumental in Celtic's performance and worked many promising chances as a lone forward. Dembele earned the Celtic penalty with an effective run in the left channel before being hauled down whilst shooting. Celtic's number 10 got up to convert the penalty with outstanding composure. 

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