CELTIC supervisor Ange Postecoglou commended the person and versatility of his Celtic side after Giorgos Giakoumakis hit a late, late champ to get a critical three focuses in Perth.
St Johnstone hoped to have rebuffed Celtic for botching a large group of chances as Alex Mitchell sprung up to even out the game in injury-time, with an Andy Considine own objective the main prize the guests had for their control of the match.
In any case, Giakoumakis packaged home Alexandro Bernabei’s cross in the 95th moment to send the meeting fans wild, and guarantee that Celtic didn’t spill two important focuses.
“It’s a game we likely ought to have taken care of somewhat before with the possibilities we had,” Postecoglou said.
“At 1-0 you know that it’s dependably on a touch of blade edge, especially similar to a group who will lump balls into the case, and you must safeguard at times lovely frantically.
“They clearly got the objective late, however once more, there was incredible person and versatility by the fellows. We did it a couple of times last year and we must show that on occasion again this year.
“You can dominate a match of football in numerous ways, yet I think winning it this way likewise gives us trust in the way that we actually include that kind of flexibility inside the gathering.”
Postecoglou recognized his group’s wickedness, however said that the objectives will before long begin to stream again assuming they continue to make chances at a similar rate.
“Toward the start of the year we were taking care of everything, and presently we’re going through a fix where we’re not as clinical before objective,” he said.
“Over the span of a season that will occur, and we must show that character we showed today to find true success. Credit to the players, they did it.
“That will happen except if you’re an ideal side. You can go through places of a season where things simply aren’t going in for you, and we’re unquestionably going through a period like that at this point.
“However, the odds are still there, and that’s what my conviction is in the event that you continue to persevere with that, the objectives will come, since we have goalscorers in the group.
“We showed that last year, we showed that toward the start of this current year, it’s just about getting into those region, staying totally under control and not becoming excessively restless.
“In the event that we continue to make the sorts of possibilities we will be, we will get the prizes.”