Brian Rice comments on Celtic

New manager Paul Heckingbottom (L) Manager of Hibernian FC paces the touchline during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hibernian and Hamilton Academical  at Easter Road on February...

Neil Lennon’s Celtic are back in action this weekend.

Celtic Manager Neil Lennon looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Play Off First Leg match between Celtic and AIK at Celtic Park on August 22, 2019 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Hamilton Academical manager Brian Rice has spoken highly of Celtic to The Scottish Sun and has praised their display against Rangers at Ibrox before the two-week international break.

Celtic won 2-0 against Rangers away from home at Ibrox in the Old Firm derby to maintain their 100% record in the Scottish Premiership this season.

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Neil Lennon’s side will return to action this Saturday afternoon when they take on Hamilton away from home in the league.

Ahead of match, Hamilton manager Rice has raved about Celtic and has underlined just how good the Hoops are.

Rice told The Scottish Sun: “Neil Lennon is a winner and you could see that in the Celtic team when they went to Ibrox. It didn’t matter what happened, they weren’t getting beaten. They were really strong defensively and the midfield dominated the match.

“They were always a threat and that typifies Neil Lennon. It wasn’t all flair and getting at you but the structure was great, they frustrated Rangers and there’s no doubt they deserved to win.

“They’ll be looking to get the three points but I also expect us to be well disciplined, be well set up and compete first and foremost.”

Celtic Manager Neil Lennon  reacts during the Betfred League Cup match between Celtic and Dunfermline Athletic at Celtic Park on August 17, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Winning again this weekend

Celtic have arguably the best team in Scotland, and the Hoops will head into the match against Hamilton this weekend as favourites.

True, Rice’s team have home advantage and the Hoops have had a number of players on international duty, but the Glasgow giants should still get the job done.

The Bhoys have won the Scottish Premiership title for the past eight seasons, and they will be confident of clinching the championship this campaign as well.

New manager Paul Heckingbottom (L) Manager of Hibernian FC paces the touchline during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hibernian and Hamilton Academical  at Easter Road on February...

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