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Stuart Armstrong of Celtic holds his head as another Celtic Chance is missed during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Third Round,First Leg match between Celtic and Rosenborg at Celtic...

Celtic were utterly dismantled against Paris Saint-Germain in midweek.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and Stuart Armstrong of Celtic are seen during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round First Leg match between Celtic FC and FK Astana at Celtic...

Ross County winger Jim O'Brien has told The Scotsman that it was "nice" to see his former club Celtic get a taste of their own medicine this week.

Brendan Rodgers's side were subjected to a mauling by Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the week as the French giants kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 5-0 demolition of the Scottish champions at Parkhead.

Before kickoff, there was a feeling that Celtic might just roll back the years and pull off another major shock on the European stage in front of their adoring fans, but everything pretty much went to plan for big-spending PSG who never looked fazed.

Brendan Rodgers Celtic Manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Third Round, First Leg match between Celtic and Rosenborg at Celtic Park Stadium on July 26, 2017 in...

The Hoops won every domestic competition in Scotland last season without losing a game, and O'Brien, who spent three years on the green half of Glasgow, admits it was good to see his old side get an insight into how every other Premiership club feels against them.

“I said that to my friends. I am in a group chat with my friends at home and they were saying: ‘It’s not good enough, we are not getting near them’," he told The Scotsman.

“And I just said: ‘Well, this is how everyone else feels when they play against Celtic’.

Brendan Rodgers Celtic Manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Third Round, First Leg match between Celtic and Rosenborg at Celtic Park Stadium on July 26, 2017 in...

“It’s nice to see Celtic maybe getting a little taste of that and realising how everyone else feels."

O'Brien should probably guess again if he thinks that such a heavy defeat would prompt Celtic to grow more sympathetic toward the also-rans in Scotland's top flight.

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