Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic won against Heart of Midlothian on Saturday.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has told The Scottish Sun that midfielders Tom Rogic and Ryan Christie were outstanding against Heart of Midlothian.

Rogic and Christie started for Celtic in their Scottish Premiership match against Hearts at Celtic Park on Saturday afternoon and played for the entire 90 minutes.

Rodgers was impressed with the performances of the 25-year-old Australia international and the 23-year-old Scotland international.

Rodgers told The Scottish Sun: “I never want to rely on one player – it’s a collective effort.

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“We played a really aggressive game with Tom Rogic and Christie outstanding in how they denied space for the opposition and also got close to goal to have opportunities to score. All the goals were very, very good.”

Back in form

Celtic have rediscovered their form in the Scottish Premiership and are playing brilliantly at the moment.

The Hoops got the better of Hearts 5-0 at home with ease, and the way they dismantled their opponents underlined their strength.

The Glasgow giants are now just a point behind leaders Hearts and also have a game in hand.

One should not be surprised if Celtic now go on a winning run, and put a big gap between themselves and the rest of the teams aiming to challenge for the league title.

Celtic will return to action on Thursday evening when they take on RB Leipzig in the Europa League.

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