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Steven Thomson offers slight criticism of Celtic's Craig Gordon

Esmael Goncalves of Heart of Midlothian vies with Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon  during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in...

The Celtic goalkeeper's decision making was called into question against Slovenia.

Celtic FC's goalkeeper Craig Gordon (L) fights for the ball with RSC Anderlecht's Lukasz Teodorczyk (R) as teammate Mikael Lustig (C) looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group B...

Steven Thomson has suggested to BBC Sport that Celtic and Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon was culpable for one of the goals versus Slovenia on Sunday night.

Scotland's World Cup hopes were dashed as Gordon Strachan's side could only manage a 2-2 draw when all three points were needed to secure second place in Group F and put themselves in the hat for a playoff spot.

Celtic hitman Leigh Griffiths had fired the visitors into a 1-0 half-time lead but Roman Bezjak levelled up on 52 minutes by planting a header beyond Gordon who, in retrospect, could have perhaps come to claim the cross which led to the goal.

Robert Mak of Slovakia (20) falls as he is faced by goalkeeper Craig Gordon of Scotland and is shown a second yellow card for simulation and is sent off during the FIFA 2018 World Cup...

And former Rangers striker Thomson believes that the 34-year-old deserves a bit of criticism for failing come off his line.

"Possibly could have come off his line for Slovenia's first goal, the Celtic goalkeeper made a couple of smart saves in the second half," he told BBC Sport.

Esmael Goncalves of Heart of Midlothian vies with Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon  during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in...

It was indeed a questionable moment from Gordon whose judgement also let him down in Hampden Park back June when the Celtic man was arguably culpable for at least one of England's goals in that thrilling 2-2 draw.

But the former Sunderland goalkeeper has had an excellent last few weeks at club level, pulling off some stunning saves against Ross County and Hibernian.

You can't question his reflexes, but his decision making seems a bit awry.

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