Edouard Shines With 9, Frimpong Picks Up 8.5 | Celtic Players Rated In Victory Vs Hamilton Academical | OneFootball

Edouard Shines With 9, Frimpong Picks Up 8.5 | Celtic Players Rated In Victory Vs Hamilton Academical

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Celtic got their 2020/21 Scottish top-flight campaign off to the perfect start after a 5-1 victory against Hamilton Academical. The home side started the fixture looking in the mood, and over the course of the ninety, they produced some incredibly delectable football. Odsonne Edouard was the star of the show as he picked up a hat-trick of simple tap-ins. Jeremie Frimpong and late substitute Patryk Klimala scored the Celts’ two other goals, to round off what was a comfortable victory for Neil Lennon’s side.

Here Are The Celtic Player Ratings Vs Hamilton Academical:

Celtic Player Ratings Vs Hamilton Academical

Scott Bain – 6.5

The 28-year-old wasn’t called into action on too many instances during the tie, but he made a decent save to keep Hamilton out in the first half. Helpless about the Jullien own-goal though.

Jeremie Frimpong – 8.5

The speedster put in a quite phenomenal display down the right flank as he bombarded forward and overlapped the winger on every instance. Made a lung-busting run before scoring one himself.

Christopher Jullien – 7.5

The big defender put in a solid shift in the heart of the defence, but his match was filled with incidents. Hit the post with a delicious volley before conceding an unfortunate own-goal.

Kristoffer Ajer – 7

The Dane was fairly dominant in the air against the Hamilton attackers, but he needs to get more tight to his man when tracking back. Made a couple of decent blocks and maintained possession well.

Greg Taylor – 8

Like his full-back partner, the speedster tried to get forward on every opportunity, but he ensured that he performed his defensive duties as well. Set up both the Celts’ first-half goals as well.

Scott Brown – 7

The veteran midfield anchor controlled the tempo of the game from the engine room. Played some important forward passes and had the vision to spread the play a few times as well.

Callum McGregor – 7.5

The playmaker was at the heart of a lot of the attacks that this Celtic team created on the night. Linked up well with the forwards and moved the ball around with supreme confidence too.

Ryan Christie – 7.5

The midfielder kept the ball moving from his role in the middle of the pitch, as he produced a couple of decent efforts at goal as well. Offered himself as a good passing option on multiple instances.

Mohamed Elyounoussi – 7.5

The trickster produced an excellent dummy on the lead up to one of the Celtic goals, as he gave the Hamilton defenders a tough time with his movement and sheer finesse in possession of the ball.

Odsonne Edouard – 9

The Frenchman was quite superb leading the line tonight as he dropped deep when required to and held the ball up as well. Picked up some good positions and scored a simple hat-trick.

James Forrest – 8

The speedster tried to impact the tie in the final third, and he managed to combine very effectively with the likes of Edouard and Taylor. Did exceptionally well to set up Edouard in the second half as well.

Substitutes

Olivier Ntcham – 6

Made a couple of decent interceptions in the defensive third and tracked back fairly efficiently as well. Passed the ball around comfortably and looked composed in possession too.

Karamoko Dembele – NA

Didn’t have time to make an impact.

Patryk Klimala – NA

Scored a brilliant goal but didn’t have the time to do much else.

Hatem Abd Elhamed – NA

Didn’t have time to make an impact.

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