Kyogo Furuhashi was the undoubted star of the show as he returned from injury to fire Celtic to League Cup success with a phenomenal double in Sunday’s victory over Hibs.
His involvement in the game had been touch and go following the recent injury he picked up against Real Betis, but the Japanese striker shook that off to steal the show in an thrilling afternoon at Hampden.
For Ange Postecoglou that means the first trophy is now in the bag, providing validation for the methods that he’s applied to Celtic since arriving in the summer. He was questioned by many on his arrival in Scotland, but the popular Aussie has a firm belief in what he does and thrives on proving people wrong, which is exactly what he;s doing.
Many of us here in Scotland – ourselves included – had no idea who Ange was when he was first announced back in June. We know now!
Celtic are now on a 7 game winning run and will be looking to keep that up in the remaining three fixtures of the year against St Mirren, St Johnstone and Hibs. If we can manage to do so then the Glasgow Derby on 2nd January will present a huge opportunity for this new Celtic side to state their intentions for the remainder of the league campaign!
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