Brendan Rodgers voiced his support for Hamilton ‘keeper Ryan Fulton after the goalie’s two errors gifted Celtic three points on Saturday.

The Hamilton ‘keeper produced numerous saves before undoing all of his good work with two howlers at Parkhead.

Fulton let a Callum McGregor drive slip through his legs before fumbling a cross straight into the path of Ryan Christie in the second half.

Celtic ran out deserved 3-0 winners but it would’ve been more tense if Fulton hadn’t made two blunders.

Fulton came through at Liverpool’s academy before being released. (Photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Hoops boss Rodgers insists Fulton, who he coached while at Liverpool, will bounce back from the errors.

Rodgers told The Daily Record: “He’s an outstanding young keeper. He was highly rated at Liverpool.

“He was unfortunate though – he might get a bit of stick for the second but the first one was difficult.

“But he kept the score down for Hamilton.”

Fulton was ironically Hamilton’s best performer on the day, unluckily for him he was one of Celtic’s best performers, too.

Rodgers consoled his former player at full time. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Fulton’s teammate, Dougie Imrie, insists his squad will ‘rally around’ the young shot-stopper.

There can be a case for Fulton’s defence however, although he would have expected to prevent both of Celtic’s first two goals.

Callum McGregor’s shot did come through a lot of bodies, and there’s no doubt the Hamilton keeper did not see it until it was too late.

However it squirmed under him, and he would have expected to do better.

The second goal is much more criminal, he should have collected the ball, however he spilled it towards the onrushing Christie who couldn’t miss.

Christie was the beneficiary of the second error. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

A helping hand

Celtic were clear and deserved winners on Saturday, however they will be thankful for the helping hand.

Scott Sinclair, Timothy Weah and Oliver Burke all missed chances on a day that could have been frustrating for the Champions.

A ruthless team is one who punishes mistakes however, and Celtic did exactly that to Hamilton on Saturday.

With a big midweek game ahead, Celtic can extend their good form, as well as their lead over Rangers at the top of the league.

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