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‘I’M BUZZING,’ SAYS ON-FIRE FORREST

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JAMES FORREST insisted Celtic will not be too concerned they didn’t score a second-half goal in their 2-0 win over Motherwell yesterday.

Last week, the Hoops ran amok against Inverness Caley Thistle and added four goals after the interval for a runaway final scoreline of 6-0.

But Forrest, who angled in the second goal for his seventh strike of the campaign, insisted the players will derive as much satisfaction from their latest win as they did against the Highlanders in the Scottish Cup.

He said: “I was delighted to get another goal, the three points, a clean sheet and another good performance. I’m buzzing.

“Before the game we spoke about getting a few good shots in the first 20 minutes. It didn’t happen that way, but we felt more confident once we got the first goal.

“At times this season when we haven’t been at our best, we have kept a clean sheet and managed to win the game.

“It’s good as winning 6-0 last week as it shows you can do both sides of the game, and we are delighted with the three points.”

The winger gave former Celtic youth player Joe Chalmers a tough afternoon as he displayed some mesmerising touches.

Forrest added: “Joe’s a good lad. He came through here and I have played with him a few times and I have trained with him a lot.

“He is doing well at Motherwell and I have played against him a few times, too.

“I always try and be positive straight from the start and I felt I did that and you just keep going at 90 minutes, getting at the full-back.”

 
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