The Celtic fans have been sending their best to Greg Taylor after a mysterious moment on the Ross County turf last night.

Neil Lennon’s side suffered a shock 1-0 loss at the Globan Energy Stadium to fall 18 points behind Rangers. As things stand, the title will officially be over in just three games’ time. It’s only February.

However, there was one incident that was overlooked last night. Buried deep down the priority talking points after Lennon’s latest calamity.

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Taylor looked in some discomfort despite having no opposition player near him. The Celtic left-back fell to the deck in real pain as he held his ankle. Moments later he was hobbling off for Diego Laxalt and this all came after only nine minutes.

The manager has yet to reveal what actually happened to the Scotland international. As of yet, we’re totally in the dark regarding both the nature and severity of the injury. Taylor was later spotted by Sky Sports cameras looking at his phone. Here’s hoping he was only checking the AC Milan score…

Celtic injury a gutter for Greg Taylor; Hoops struggled against Ross County afterward

In Taylor’s place, Diego Laxalt came onto the pitch and was extremely involved in the game. He continued to find space down the left flank and was given plenty of crossing opportunities. However, his delivery was poor all night, and we failed to even create a chance from them.

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That’s something you notice when Taylor is missing from the left-back spot. His deliveries into the penalty area had resulted in a couple of goals throughout Celtic’s 5-game winning run.

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Greg Taylor has been impressive over our latest run of games / (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

He’s been a constant for Neil Lennon since the Dubai debacle. Last night was his ninth consecutive start for the club as he’s managed to nail down that left-back spot as his own.

But now it looks like we could see another renaissance for Laxalt, who’ll need to provide performances far better than what he gave last night.

Regardless, the Hoops supporters were left gutted with Taylor’s knock just as he threatened to go on a run of form:


In other news, Michael Stewart couldn’t believe Neil Lennon’s tactical blunder last night.

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