Aberdeen will be ‘fine’, but Stephen Glass doesn’t know if Scott Brown and Dylan McGeouch will be after bruising Celtic defeat

Aberdeen manager Stephen Glass during a Championship match between Celtic and Aberdeen at Celtic Park on November 28, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

Glass was not put off by a result that leaves his side with just two wins in their last 16 games and believes there are aspects of their display in a cat-and-mouse encounter with Celtic that may get them back in the game. way to victory when they welcome Livingston and St Mirren through next week.

“You know the quality of Celtic before you come here and they have shown it in abundance,” he said. “Our group of players resisted and it was difficult to play against us.

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We carried a threat especially in the first half and ultimately it was a deflection that cost us. It’s easy for players to set foot in it, get on the pitch, and play from there. We felt that if we got past their first push, we would have the chance to attack their backs. We showed it in the first half.

“I wouldn’t say that by choice we didn’t do it in the second half; It is for lack of the ball that I am satisfied with what the players have given us and even more in the next two games and everything will be fine.

Glass could not determine if captain Scott Brown and Dylan McGeuch will be okay with the challenges ahead, the duo were forced to retire in the second half as that conclusion was unfortunate for Brown on his first return to Celtic Park after his ties were severed. with Celtic after his brilliant 13-year career in Glasgow.

“We had to reshuffle when we didn’t want to because two of our midfielders had to leave,” said the Aberdeen manager. This limits how much you can change things above. Dylan got a hit on his calf in the first half and it tightened and had to come off. Broony had a bit of tension in his hamstrings. I don’t know if it’s a cramp or an injury. If there’s a chance he plays, he’ll be there.

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