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Chris Sutton reacts to Celtic 1-1 draw against Copenhagen

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Chris Sutton reacts to Celtic 1-1 draw against Copenhagen

Chris Sutton believes Celtic earned a decent result on Thursday evening in the Europa League against Danish side Copenhagen.

Neil Lennon’s team had to settle for a 1-1 draw in the first leg of a Europa League Round of 32 tie.

The Bhoys may have felt they wasted plenty of chances in front of goal, but do have an away goal to take into the second leg at Parkhead next week and did come up against a goalkeeper in excellent form.

After spurning a couple of early opportunities, Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard opened the scoring in the 14th minute with a delicate chip.

 

Copenhagen striker Dame N’Doye scored an equaliser in the second-half, but Celtic leave with a draw following an excellent penalty save from their own goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Sutton reflected on social media after the Celtic result and did gave a special mention to defender Christopher Jullien for his contribution.

The French centre-back was extremely busy in the second-half during some heavy pressure from Copenhagen and he stood tall in the backline.

“1-1. Probably a good result in Denmark. Important away goal. Missed opportunities by Forster stunning penalty save to keep it 1-1. Jullien outstanding once again on the big stage,” Sutton wrote on his personal Twitter account.

(Photo by Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images)

TBR’s View:

Jullien is certainly one of the key individuals within the Celtic team and he put his body on the line for them.

The 26-year-old made a few well-timed tackles around the edge of the box to deny the opponents and he continues to grow into a real leader.

He was dominant in the air as usual given his physical presence and it could have been a much different result without him.

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