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Celtic fans react to Lewis Morgan's first home start

Lewis Morgan (L) of Celtic FC goes shoulder to shoulder with Scott Pittman (R) of Livingston FC during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Livingston and Celtic at Tony Macaroni Arena...

Celtic picked up a 2-1 win against FK Sarajevo on Wednesday night, with Lewis Morgan one of the top performers.

31st October 2018, Kilmac Stadium, Dundee, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Dundee v Celtic; Lewis Morgan of Celtic on the ball

Celtic are through to the second qualifying round of the Champions League after a 5-2 aggregate win over Bosnian champions FK Sarajevo.

Building on their 3-1 first leg lead, the Hoops produced a professional performance to see off their visitors 2-1 in the home leg on Wednesday night.

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Goals from Ryan Christie and Callum McGregor got the job done in front of a home support that hope their club can make the group stages of the competition this season.

The Hoops will now face Estonian champions Nomme Kalju in round two of qualifying.

 

Neil Lennon fielded a strong team for the encounter and with Mikey Johnston picking up an injury last week, Lewis Morgan was given a rare starting chance.

Morgan has a number of substitute appearances under his belt at the Hoops but had only started once previously, in a tough match away to RB Leipzig.

The Sarajevo test provided a much better opportunity to transition the 22-year-old into the team and he looked confident during the 90 minutes, starting on the left flank before switching to the right.

With pace, skill and a real desire to get the ball into the box, he could be a potent wide threat for Celtic this season.

Callum McGregor and Lewis Morgan of Celtic at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League First Qualifying Round 2nd Leg match between Celtic and FC Sarajevo at Celtic Park Stadium...

Can he be the new breakout star at the Hoops, following in the footsteps of former fringe players such as Christie?

These fans were at least pleased with his Wednesday display, taking to Twitter to share their thoughts...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Sinclair and Lewis Morgan of Celtic at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League First Qualifying Round 2nd Leg match between Celtic and FC Sarajevo at Celtic Park Stadium...

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