NEW Bhoy Cameron Carter-Vickers is hoping he can mark his Celtic debut with a goal.
The on-loan Spurs centre-back saw his 64th-minute 25-yard shot take a deflection as the ball looped up and over the head of helpless keeper Ross Laidlaw for the breakthrough strike in the 3-0 win over Ross County at Parkhead yesterday.
Southend-born US international Carter-Vickers said: “I think it was on target, so I think I’ll get the goal. Sometimes in these kind of games, you need a bit of luck. If you keep going and keep pushing forward, luck comes and that’s what we needed.
UP IN THE AIR…Cameron Carter-Vickers (third left) watches the ball soar on its way into the back of the Ross County net.
JOY BHOYS…Cameron Carter-Vickers and Adam Montgomery celebrate the breakthrough goal.
“I thought we played well. We persisted as they were tough to break down as it took a bit of time to get the first goal and then the other two.
“But I thought we played fairly well, although there are things we can improve on, defensively and going forward, but I think that will come.”
Carter-Vickers, who agreed a season-long loan on deadline day, was also voted Man of the Match online, a vote that was roundly cheered and agreed with by the capacity crowd at the ground.
The 23-year-old defender, speaking to Celtic TV, added: “I’m delighted, playing in front of 60,000 is great, the atmosphere was good and I’m looking forward to playing here more.”