Noel Whelan He questioned the “wish” of Rangers players after yet another defeat.
The former Leeds and Aberdeen striker, specializing in Football Insiderinsisting that if Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side fail to ‘raise their level’ for the historic clash then there is a ‘real problem’ for Ibrox.
Celtic beat Rangers 4-0 at Parkhead on Saturday September 3 Lil AbadaJota and David Turnbull on the scoresheet.
The defeat means the Ibrox club are already five points behind their bitter rivals Glasgow after six games.
Celtic have won three of the last four meetings between the two teams.
Whelan insists the Celtics have a “better style of play” than their opponents.
He says Football InsiderEwan Kingsbury: “It’s one of the biggest derbies in the world.
“If you can’t raise your level for it and you just get goosebumps in the game, that’s a real problem.
“It’s just a powerful way to beat them in those old business games now.
“Celtic seem to have a better style of play – they handle the ball well and are devastating when they go forward.
“Sometimes they make Rangers look like a very normal team.
“It’s not just about quality, so you have to ask questions about desire and attitude.
“They didn’t appear in those games. Either the Celtics had a better team, they were doing better, or the players didn’t feel like going out and winning those games.
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