Match Report -
Another blank away
By Mike
Celtic held Nuneaton to a battling goalless draw, despite the home side playing with only ten men for most of the match.

With Celtic looking to get their season back on track, following a couple of poor away results, it was a mixture of thoughts that surrounded the air as the travelling faithful made their way down to Manor Park.

Whilst most would have been happy with a point at the games outset, many came away feeling that Celtic had dropped two points, yet in many ways only had themselves to blame.

In truth this was a game of few chances, yet an entertaining one nonetheless.

Despite an early goal ruled out for offside, Celtic rarely threatened the Borough goal and even when a Nuneaton player was dismissed from the field, adjudged to have been the last men, the breakthrough still wouldn?t come.

As Half Time approached, Celtic were in the ascendancy, Borough down to ten men and their Keeper appearing to be carrying a knock. In fact to say, Celtic were slight favourites to win this game would not be an understatement.

That said, the second half never materialised into its potential. Celtic frustrated as Borough resolutely stuck to their task to gain a share of the spoils, almost robbing all three points at the end, but for a spectacular save off a free kick from Petts.

In a nutshell, Celtic were able to compete with one of the top sides in the league and if they can do that week in, week out, a relatively high finishing position in the league seems likely.

On a more negative note, Celtic?s inability to score and even create chances dating back over a number of games is slightly worrying. There mustn?t be many more dropped points given away.

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