Celtic's Jota shone for the Bhoys despite Sunday draw
Jota was untouchable for Celtic on Sunday.
The Portuguese winger was at the top of his game for the Bhoys, creating all sorts of problems for Dundee United on the left-wing.
On a day in which Celtic can count themselves very unlucky, Jota threw everything he had at the opposition.
Celtic hit the bar three times, with one of them coming from a curling effort from the 22-year-old.
However, they were unable to break down Dundee United as some poor finishing cost them two points.
Had the Bhoys been wearing their shooting boots then they could have scored 4 or 5 on the day.
Jota certainly looked in the mood.
The new summer signing on-loan from Benfica recorded some incredible numbers.
In his 90 minutes Jota recorded 3 key passes, created 1 chance and hit the target with 4 of his 7 shots on goal.
He also did a job defensively, winning 7 of his 9 duels, making 2 tackles and managing 5 recoveries (FotMob).
Jota was untouchable for Celtic on Sunday
It may have been Liel Abada who scored, heading in from a Jota cross, but it was the 22-year-old who made things happen.
All that was missing from this fearsome display was a goal.
The winger has now bagged two assists and a goal in his first five games for the Bhoys (Transfermarkt).
However, with devastating displays like yesterdays there is certainly more to come from him.
Celtic fans will already be hoping that Jota’s loan is made permanent.
If he can start to add some more goals to these incredible wide displays then his numbers will explode.
The work is clearly being put in and the Parkhead faithful were unlucky not to see it rewarded with a goal.
With games coming thick and fast, though, Jota has plenty of chances to score.
Next up is a Europa League clash on Thursday as Bayer Leverkusen come to Glasgow.
Jota will certainly start given his form and this time he’ll be desperate to get on the score sheet.
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