THE Russian media rated Olivier Ntcham as Celtic’s top performer in the 3-0 nosedive against Zenit St Petersburg last night.

Clearly, they were not impressed by the Hoops as they toppled out of the Europa League after travelling with a one-goal advantage.

Awarding the players marks out of 10, the French Under-21 international midfielder scored the best with six.

Of Ntcham, Brendan Rodgers’ £4.5million buy from Manchester City in the summer, they said: “Not for nothing Mancini singled him out at a press conference.

“As in the first match, he tried to disperse the attacks in the centre of the field, he imposed a fight.

“Together with Sinclair in the second-half, he created a dangerous duo, but could not reduce the gap in the score.”

Here’s how they rated the Hoops:

Dorus de Vries: 5

Mikael Lustig: 5

Kristoffer Ajer: 5

Jozo Simunovic: 5

Kieran Tierney: 5

Olivier Ntcham: 6

Scott Brown: 5.5

Kouassi Eboue: 5

James Forrest: 5

Callum McGregor: 5.5

Moussa Dembele: 5.5

Tom Rogic: 5.5

Scott Sinclair: 5.5

Charly Musonda: 5

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