Sky Sports commentator and former Celtic star Davie Provan has admitted to Celtic fans he didn’t have Celtic down for a carefree win at Ibrox last week before the international break.
Writing in his Sunsport column, the broadcaster revealed he was surprised by the way Celtic went about their business and believes the Ibrox club are just one more loss away from a crisis.
Provan has been hypercritical of Celtic in the media over the years and continues to put question marks over Neil Lennon as the Celtic manager. Provan questioning if Neil was simply a board puppet back in August. But even he couldn’t have any cheap digs at the club because the team was so impressive on the day.
“HANDS up, I didn’t see Celtic winning the derby without breaking sweat.” Provan wrote.
“Fair play to Neil Lennon, who outfoxed Steven Gerrard.
“But Rangers’ pathetic performance was among the worst in the recent history of this fixture.
“Gerrard had two centre-backs who couldn’t make a forward pass, a clueless midfield and a striker playing in a different postcode to his team-mates.
“Carrying the weight of expectation for the first time, Gers crumbled.
“Early days, but the defeat leaves Gerrard one league loss from a crisis”
Celtic are riding a wave of momentum at the moment which has only been slowed down by an unwanted international break. The bhoys are back in action on Saturday away to Hamilton. Neil Lennon will be looking for his men to follow up the Ibrox win with another three points and a good performance.
Provan’s column showing that the Celtic manager can silence his doubters by just continuing to win.