Ange Postecoglou is a happy man this afternoon after watching his Celtic side beat Aberdeen 1-0 in the Scottish Premiership today.

A late Callum McGregor strike from the edge of the box delivered the victory, which was fine reward for a match that the Bhoys ‘dominated’ in the words of the manager.

Aberdeen set-up to frustrate the champions and roll the dice on securing a 0-0 draw. It’s a tactic we’ve seen from many teams but it again ended as it usually does under Postecoglou – with three points for Celtic.

Celtic FC v Aberdeen FC - Cinch Scottish Premiership
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Postecoglou told BBC Radio Scotland [14:36]: “Delight yeah, not relief. That’s as dominant as we’ve been in a game of football away from home, in a difficult place. We got our goal late but our approach the whole way through – our discipline, we didn’t get frustrated and made them work hard.

“For a performance, I couldn’t ask any more from the lads. Even though we didn’t win more comfortably, which we should’ve, when you win 1-0 in that manner it just shows the discipline and the belief the boys have in the way we play.

“It’s easy to get frustrated to know you’re dominating and missing chances. It never happened. That’s not just today, it’s synonymous with us. It’s why we get goals late.”

Celtic now roll on to an immediate mid-week match at home to Livingston on Wednesday night, likely another match in which the opposition attempt to sit in for a 0-0 result.

Having that discipline and belief in Postecoglou’s football is crucial for this team to achieve their goals. If nothing else, today proved that belief is as fierce as ever.

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