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Bad attitude

The Celtic manager Neil Lennon has said that the attitude of the players was not to blame for the recent defeat at the hands of Hibernian. Neil Lennon has come under intense pressure in recent weeks due to a run of poor results, which has left the team not having a great advantage in terms of the league title.

Even though they have qualified for the last 16 stage of the Champions League, fans were expecting a dominant performance in the Scottish Premier league especially with the absence of Rangers from the division. However, the recent 1-0 defeat against Hibernian has left the team with just a six-point advantage in the table.

However, this was the first defeat for the club in the last six matches, which was a reality check according to the manager. He has said that his players showed tremendous attitude in the match, and were extremely unlikely not to come away with anything. Celtic will be visiting Motherwell on Wednesday, which will be yet another difficult match.

Lennon has confirmed that there is definitely not complacency within the team. He has assured fans that they will be going into the match against Motherwell looking for all three points. Celtic do have a game in hand over the chasing pack.

"We didn't need a boot up the backside, that was not a reality check. There was no complacency from what I could see. I would take the same intensity of performance and the desire. There was a real hunger to win the ball back, there was a real hunger to win the game, it just didn't drop for us. The players will be highly motivated for Motherwell, it is another big game for us," said the Celtic manager, who also praised the opposition manager Stuart MacGill on the result.