NIR BITTON claims the “amazing” team performance against Qarabag typified the Cetic spirit.

The 23-year-old Israeli international, teaming up with skipper Scott Brown as a midfield enforcer, is confident before the Champions League play-off draw.

He said: “Everybody works for each other and when you work for each other you get success, you get the bonus for that. We played amazing as a team last night.

“It wasn’t the best performance on the football side, but we showed a good defensive game. It was a difficult game for us in very hard conditions, but the most important thing was that we won.

“I felt very tired. It was a very difficult game against a very good side. Qarabag showed everybody that they have a lot of qualities.

“But we knew before the game what to expect and we prepared very well.

“We knew if we were going to keep a clean sheet everything would be good.

“Now we are so happy and looking forward to the next round.”

Celtic could face Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel), Partizan Belgrade (Serbia), Malmo (Sweden), Skenderbeu Korce (Albania) or FC Astana (Kazakhstan) in the play-off round.

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