Brendan Rodgers must use this international break to work out how to fully utilise crossing.

This season, Celtic have only scored one header from a corner – a damning stat.

The Hoops have always been known to possess goals from all areas but from the air is no longer a danger.

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Celtic have providers and finishers but can’t combine

Rodgers has a vast range of players who can find teammates through a variety of means.

The team is filled with quality attacking midfielders who can find others on a knife edge.

Tom Rogic and Callum McGregor glide with the ball at their feet and rack up the assists.

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Kieran Tierney is Celtic’s best crosser of the ball. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

However, it really is only Kieran Tierney who can provide a dangerous crossed ball.

McGregor is often tasked with corners but leaves a lot to be desired, often hitting the first man.

Tierney is unable to take corners due to the defensive set-up deployed by Rodgers.

The left-back is often partnered with Scott Brown at the half way line.

Odsonne Edouard has the technical ability but not the heading. (Photo by David Geieregger/SEPA.Media /Getty Images)

Celtic also possess a killer striker in Odsonne Edouard who isn’t known for his heading ability.

 

The Frenchman has the instinct and finishing ability but he has his weaknesses in this area.

How Rodgers can change results

The Celtic manager can go back to the drawing board with Chris Davies and John Kennedy this week.

New attacking moves can be tested and they can find the best way to utilise Tierney offensively.

Additional practice on the training field with Edouard could also do a world of good.

Leigh Griffiths scored his last goal at Celtic Park with a header. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Leigh Griffiths is also on the mend and his last goal at Parkhead was a header against Rosenborg.

Alternatively, Celtic can go to the transfer market in January to find a crosser.

With attackers scoring headers, it gives the team more ways to score.

This is what’s required to be a Champions League team and that was Celtic’s downfall in the summer.

Failure to find different ways to score in future could keep Rodgers’ men as Europa standard.

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