Christophe Berra responds to Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers’ comments

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Brendan RodgersCeltic won against Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premiership at the weekend.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is seen during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on April 29, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Heart of Midlothian defender Christophe Berra has hit back at Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers over his comments about the pitch at Tynecastle Park, as quoted by BBC Sport.

Celtic got the better of Hearts 3-1 away from home at Tynecastle Park in Edinburgh in the Scottish Premiership this past Sunday.

As reported by BBC Sport, Celtic manager Rodgers said that the pitch at the stadium was not according to required standard.

Hearts and Scotland international defender Berra, 33, has hit back at the former Liverpool and Swansea City manager regarding his comments.

Christophe Berra of Scotland (4) celebrates as he scores their first goal during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and Malta at Hampden Park on September 4, 2017 in...

Berra told BBC Sport regarding Rodgers’s comments about the Tynecastle Park pitch: "It depends what team you're playing.

"You're not going to have it nice and slick for Celtic with their top players. At the moment, we're not at a place to be competing with Celtic at that level.”

Christophe Berra of Heart of Midlothian scores during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on April 22, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.


Over the course of the 90 minutes at Tynecastle Park on Sunday afternoon, hosts Hearts had 49% of the possession, took six shots of which four were on target, and earned five corners, according to BBC Sport.

Visitors Celtic had 51% of the possession, took 18 shots of which eight were on target, and earned three corners, according to BBC Sport.

Celtic have already won the Scottish Premiership title this season, while Hearts are sixth in the league table at the moment.

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