Brendan Rodgers has highlighted his favourite goals from a season in which Celtic secured their third consecutive league title and continued their dominance by winning 12 out of the last 13 championships.

Soccer Football – Champions League – Group E – Celtic v Feyenoord – Celtic Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Britain – December 13, 2023 Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers reacts Action Images via Reuters/Russell Cheyne

Reflecting on a challenging yet successful campaign, Rodgers chose four standout goals that encapsulated Celtic’s quality and resilience.

The first of these memorable goals was Kyogo’s decisive strike in the fierce Glasgow Derby at Ibrox, which secured a 1-0 victory for Celtic. With the team fielding a makeshift defence and playing without the support of away fans, Kyogo’s goal stood out not only for its brilliance but also for its significance in the context of the season.

Rodgers also cherished another goal by Kyogo, this one coming in the Champions League match against Atletico Madrid. Kyogo’s early goal, assisted by Matt O’Riley, set the tone for the game, demonstrating Celtic’s ability to compete on Europe’s biggest stage.

The third and fourth goals that left a lasting impression on Rodgers were scored by January loanee Adam Idah in a dramatic league match against Motherwell. Trailing at halftime, Idah’s brace turned the game around for Celtic, arguably winning Celtic the league title.

Speaking on Celtic TV, Rodgers said: “My favourite goals this season came at very important moments of our season. I think that it’s unfair to say one.

“But I’d definitely say Kyogo’s goal away at Ibrox. It was special in that first Glasgow Derby game.

“I really enjoyed our opening Champions League game, again it was a Kyogo goal. It was against Atletico Madrid in a high-level game. To play the way we play in order to create that goal and the noise that came from that was special.

“I also think that Adam Idah’s goals at Motherwell played a pivotal point for us in the season. His header was an outstanding header. Look at his athleticism, his jump, his ability to execute the goal. Then, his finishing goal, which put us in front really late on in the game.

“There were a number of really fantastic goals that meant different things at important moments of the season.”

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