Brendan Rodgers' side appeared to have one foot in superfly v
black cleat the group stage when a ninth-minute Tom Rogic goal and
Griffiths' double were just reward for a dazzling display during the opening 45
But, not for the first time in his career, Rodgers watched a side under his
direction display ace 16+ purecontrol
cleat defensive vulnerabilities and puncture the confidence
established through slick attacking work.
Lucio Maranhao scored in the 55th minute to crown a break from a Celtic
corner and Maor Melikson struck two minutes later, as seething Hapoel boss Barak
Bakhar was seemingly rewarded for spending most of the half-time break alone in
the away dugout.Rodgers refused to deviate from his expansive approach and
substitute Moussa Dembele capitalised on poor goalkeeping from David Goresh
before captain Scott Brown restored the three-goal cushion three minutes from
Rodgers has warned that his side must improve defensively and not get carried
away after this win.
"We're nowhere near the finished article yet but they look an exciting team
full of character. I thought the fans were absolutely incredible as well. The
support tonight really helped the magista obra
black cleat players.
"When it went to 3-2, before this it might have been an edgy game but they
stayed calm and roared the team on. In the Jordan
Hypervenom Phantom II main, we defended well but we must be better
- we have to be better, and that will come with more work."Elsewhere, in Spain,
Alexandre Pato continued his extraordinary record of scoring on his debuts as he
struck in Villarreal's 2-1 defeat to 10-man Monaco in the first leg of their
Champions League qualifying play-off.
The forward, who has previously netted in his maiden appearances for Inter,
AC Milan, Corinthians, Chelsea and Brazil, opened his Villarreal account 36
minutes into his El Madrigal bow, restoring parity following Fabinho's earlier
However, the adidas x
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Marcelino's departure – could not build on Pato's leveller, with Portugal
playmaker Bernardo Silva doing the damage for Monaco, who had Benjamin Mendy
sent off late on.