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PARIS MATCH, WINNER

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LEIGH GRIFFITHS’ magnificent matchwinning free-kick against Ross County at the weekend extended Celtic’s remarkable unbeaten domestic sequence to 64 games.

How, though, the Scotland international has set his sights on the Champions League with the clash against Paris saint-Germain due on Wednesday.

Griffiths, a second-half substitute against Own Coyle’s stubborn Highlanders, pushed the champions six points clear of Aberdeen who lost 2-0 at home to Sunday’s Betfred League Cup Final opponents Motherwell.

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The prolific hitman viewed the trip to Paris and said: “They are favourites to win the competition and rightly so.

“They have been on fire. After they beat us, they went and beat Bayern Munich 3-0.

“We know how hard it is going to be, but that is why we are in this competition. We want to go and compete against the best and if we get beat, we get beat and we will take it on the chin.

“But we look to try and get a good result.”

Griffiths returned to action after recovering from a calf injury and is now battling with Moussa Dembele to lead the attack in the French capital.

He added: “Moussa has come back and he has been on fire again. It shows how hard he has worked to get back fit.

“I have been working with the physios to get back as quickly as I can and I showed I am still here.

“The manager will take into consideration we have a Cup Final against Motherwell at the end of the week, so it will be a difficult choice for him to make.

“But anyone who starts the game will more than deserve to play.”

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