Scott Brown explains himself on Twitter after 'liking' message slating Lennon

Celtic captain Scott Brown arrives during the UEFA Champions League, third qualifying round, second leg match between Celtic and CFR Cluj at Celtic Park on August 13, 2019 in Glasgow,...

Celtic are out of the Champions League, with Neil Lennon receiving huge criticism.

Celtic captain Scott Brown arrives during the UEFA Champions League, third qualifying round, second leg match between Celtic and CFR Cluj at Celtic Park on August 13, 2019 in Glasgow,...

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Celtic have crashed out of the Champions League, losing 4-3 at home to CFR Cluj on Tuesday night, meaning they went out 5-4 on aggregate.

Having drawn 1-1 in Romania last week, many were confident that the Bhoys would go through, especially with an away goal in their back pocket for the return leg at Parkhead.

However, complete disaster unfolded for Celtic, as they lost a topsy-turvy game 4-3, which all started badly in the second half with Ciprian Deac's goal.

 

Celtic rallied back with goals from James Forrest and Odsonne Edouard, only for Billel Omrani to put Cluj back in the driving seat, with Ryan Christie firing Celtic back in front just moments later.

Omrani found the net again four minutes later, and with Celtic bombing forward in search of a winner, George Tucudean sealed Celtic's fate and a 4-3 away win on the night, sending Cluj through 5-4 on aggregate.

On what was a dreadful night for Celtic, boss Neil Lennon was heavily criticised on Twitter, and one message blasting him for playing Callum McGregor at left back was 'liked' by Scott Brown.

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Some wondered whether the Celtic captain was truly joining in the criticism of his manager, or whether it was just an accident or even ironic, with Bhoys fans a little confused.

Brown later explained the gaffe, merely claiming it was an honest mistake, and whilst he admitted that slating people isn't his style, he suggested that all criticism should be on him, not Lennon.

Celtic Manager Neil Lennon  is seen  during the UEFA Champions League, third qualifying round, second leg match between Celtic and CFR Cluj at Celtic Park on August 13, 2019 in Glasgow,...

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