Callum McGregor turned in another stellar performance in Celtic’s five goal rout over Dundee, but that wasn’t the only thing for Hoops fans to get excited about.
There was a debut for Daniel Arzani and milestones for Brendan Rodgers and Kristoffer Ajer.
McGregor is Scott Brown’s replacement
McGregor was the lone sitting midfielder with Brown, Olivier Ntcham and Eboue Kouassi out injured.
This didn’t deter from his usual consistent performance as the Scot strolled about Dens Park as if it was his own.
McGregor was all over the park closing opponents down, being the missing anchorman.
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That performance will surely have ensured his future captaincy and positional change in future.
Daniel Arzani has quality
Finally the fans got to get a glimpse of Manchester City loanee Arzani and they were impressed.
The young Australian international showed glimpses of Patrick Roberts in his short spell on the pitch.
His highlight was a drilled ball across the box which Kieran Tierney was unable to turn on target.
He wasn’t afraid to take men on and was constantly switching positions.
Unfortunately Arzani’s debut was cut short as he pulled up due to injury and was stretchered off.
Christie could be the the new Armstrong
Ryan Christie kept up his recent form by scoring another goal with quite some style.
Three minutes into the second half, Christie was able to find the net for Celtic’s fifth.
As well as his goal, Christie showed signs of former attacking midfielder Stuart Armstrong.
Christie used his impressive engine to press for the full 90 minutes, putting the Dee constantly under pressure.
If Christie keeps his performances up he will cement his first team spot and feel like a new player.
Celtic can score from anywhere
The massive victory over Dundee showed one thing – we can score goals from anywhere.
There were five different scorers for all the goals which shows a team in form.
Edouard’s in particular had all 11 players touch the ball before the Frenchman scored Celtic’s third.
This bodes well for the next few games with only having one fit striker for the foreseeable.
Won’t learn a lot about character
Unfortunately it’s not all sunshine and roses when you look at the result on paper.
This was a very poor Dundee side under a new manager with a poor record. Any team worth their salt were going to walk over Dundee in that form.
It may have been Halloween but Dundee had 11 men pretending to be football players.
It was a massive confidence boosting win, but we won’t have learned anything about character with that match.