Celtic's Craig Gordon aiming to keep standards high

They entertain Ross County on Wednesday

BY Simon Maguire 12:10 Tuesday 27 December 2016, 12:10 27 Dec 2016

Goalkeeper Craig Gordon. Image: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

With all eyes on the weekend's clash with Rangers at Ibrox, it could be easy to forget the Scottish champions have the small matter of Wednesday's visit of Ross County to contend with.

Speaking to the club's official website, Celtic keeper Craig Gordon said: “We’re very focused on the next one, we’ve done that the whole way along and will continue to do that.

“We’ve used a big number of players in the last few weeks when the fixtures have been really heavy and everyone’s contributing and just looking towards the next game. Everyone that’s come in has stepped up and continued to win games so if we can keep doing that for the next few games then we’ll give ourselves a good chance to finish the month unbeaten.”

The Glasgow giants are currently on a run of fine domestic form, unbeaten in all 22 games between league and cup.

Looking ahead to the challenge the visitors will bring, the shot-stopper said: “We just have to make sure we’re putting in the performances and do what we’re good at, then we know we’ve got a chance of winning most matches.

“Ross County are a very difficult team to play against. We’ve done well against them in recent times but you don’t have to look too far back to the one at Hampden where they managed to beat us, so we know if we don’t play to our standards then we’re in for a tough game.

“We’ll have to concentrate fully on that one and get our preparation right, and go in with the confidence off the back of what is an incredible unbeaten run.”

Celtic are currently 14 points clear at the top of the table with a game in hand. 

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