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Dorus de Vries Says Zenit’s Second Goal Was a “Goalkeeper’s Nightmare”

Dorus de Vries Says Zenit’s Second Goal Was a “Goalkeeper’s Nightmare”

Following Celtic’s elimination from the Europa League, Dorus de Vries has told STV reporter Raman Bhardwaj that the swerve on the ball for Zenit’s second goal was a “goalkeeper’s nightmare”.

Brendan Rodgers side lost 3-0 at the Krestovsky Stadium, in what proved to be a horror showing for the Scottish champions.

And while it’s difficult to see any of the Celtic players receiving pass marks for their performances, de Vries in particular was singled out for criticism at half-time by the Hoops faithful.

However, after the final whistle, de Vries looked to respond to his critics by speaking to Bhardwaj about Daler Kuzyayev’s strike in the 27th minute:

 

Here’s Kuzyayev’s goal again, in case you missed it:

 

Was de Vries really to blame for Celtic falling 2-0 behind before the interval?

Or was the team’s performance as a whole a lot more worrying, especially with Aberdeen hosting the champions in the Scottish Premiership this weekend?

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