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Brendan Rodgers pleased with 2-2 draw against Hibernian

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is pleased with the 2-2 draw against Hibernian on Saturday which preserved the Hoops unbeaten run to the Scottish Premiership.

As a result, the Glasgow giants are unbeaten in 47 league games while their domestic record stretches to 58 outings.

Brendan Rodgers' side faced their fourth game in just the space of 11 days, but they managed to come back to secure the draw having been 2-1 down versus Hibernian at one stage. While their 3-0 triumph over Anderlecht could be regarded as the standout performance of the campaign, Rodgers revealed his delight at grabbing a draw in the weekend clash

He told BBC Scotland: "It is an amazing indication of how good the players have been on this run we have been on. It is a game they could easily have lost, with the tiredness creeping in after all the travel and three away games. When you go 2-1 down, there are questions asked of you in terms of spirit and quality, but the players have come back to get a result, and it looked like a clear penalty [against Scott Sinclair] at the end. The pitch is sapping on the players and I am very proud of the show of character in the team."

Celtic remain at the top of the Premiership table ahead of Aberdeen on goal difference, and they will face in their next league game in a fortnight's time. Summer signing Olivier Ntcham struggled to pose his dominance in the absence of skipper Scott Brown on Saturday, but Rodgers defended the midfielder's performance stating that he will improve with the additional playing time.

Rodgers made show significant progress with Celtic over the past 15 months, but the club still appear short of competing against the Europe's elite. Celtic are currently in their Champions League group behind Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich.