RUGGED defender Cameron Carter-Vickers insists Celtic will NOT change their outlook, despite the underwhelming goalless draw with Livingston at Parkhead at the weekend.

Giorgos Giakoumakis squandered a stoppage-time penalty-kick as Ange Postecoglou’s side surrendered their fifth point of the campaign to the West Lothian outfit after the 1-0 flop in September.

It was a frustrating and disappointing game for the manager, the players and the supporters as the Hoops blew the chance of going to the Premiership pinnacle for 24 hours for the first time since the arrival of the Greek-Australian gaffer.

Carter-Vickers, who agreed a season-long loan from Spurs on deadline day, is adamant everyone still has faith in the club’s convictions and nothing will change as they prepare for the Europa League Group G confrontation against Ferencvaros in Budapest on Thursday and the league visit to Dens Park to take on Dundee on Sunday.

RISE AND SHINE…Cameron Carter-Vickers heads clear from ex-Celt Tony Watt in the Hoops’ 2-0 win at Fir Park.

The centre-back, speaking to the Daily Record, said: “The way we play is the way we believe will bring us the most success and the players are all right behind that.

“That’s what we want to do, that’s what we try to do and that’s what we’ll keep doing.

“It was a chance to go top of the league and that’s obviously where we want to be, but it’s only the end of October and leagues aren’t won at this time of the season.

“There’s plenty of time and I believe if we stick to our principles we’ll get there.

“I’m feeling good, I’m enjoying it here. It’s all about keep on improving, keeping doing what the manager wants us to do.”

Carter-Vickers may have a new central defensive partner against the Hungarians after Carl Starfelt limped off with hamstring problems in the second-half against Livi.

The Swedish international will have a scan today, but is likely to join Australian playmaker Tom Rogic, who has a similar complaint, on the sidelines.

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