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Tony Watt sends Twitter message about 'big game' Celtic player after win v Lazio

Neil Lennon manager of Celtic during the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Lazio and Celtic at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy.

Celtic secured a stunning win against Lazio in the Europa League on Thursday night as Neil Lennon once again proved his worth in Europe.

Neil Lennon manager of Celtic during the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Lazio and Celtic at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy.

Tony Watt has lauded James Forrest as a 'big-game player' after he helped Celtic to a sensational 2-1 win over Lazio in the Europa League on Thursday night. 

Ciro Immobile opened the scoring for the Italian side, but Forrest lashed in the leveller just before the half-time break before Ntcham netted a sublime winner in stoppage-time to send the away fans into party mode. 

 

It was a pretty open game in Italy for Neil Lennon's side, who have now qualified for the knockout stages of the competition after just four matches. 

During the game, ex-Celtic man Watt sent this brief message about Forrest as he was seemingly impressed with what he produced for his side. 

It's a big result for Celtic against Lazio because if they had lost the game then it would have opened up Group E and decreased Celtic's chances of qualifying. 

But now, Lennon has guided the Scottish Premiership champions to the knockout stages after just four matches, as they can now breathe easy. 

Celtic will host free-flowing Motherwell on Sunday afternoon, as Forrest, who has been one of Celtic's standout stars this season, will be hoping his side maintain their status at the top of the Scottish Premiership table. 

That win in Italy will help Lennon manage his squad much better and put more focus towards the Scottish Premiership where Celtic's Old Firm rivals are breathing down their necks. 

James Forrest (R) of Celtic FC celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal of his team during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Lazio Roma and Celtic FC at Stadio...

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