Celtic FC News: Jeremy Toljan believes Celtic can trouble Valencia in their Europa League clash.
The Hoops will be facing the Spanish side in the round of 32 second-leg at the Mestalla.
The Spaniards left Brendan Rodgers’ side in tatters with a 2-0 win in the first leg thereby ending the winning streak of the Hoops since the turn of this year.
Now the on-loan full-back Toljan believes Celtic have the capability to upset the La Liga side.
He was quoted saying (h/t The Scottish Sun):
It wasn’t the result that we wanted last week.
“We were up against a strong side, but we still have the second leg to come and we can play a little better and achieve a better result over there.”
Early goal can make the difference
He added that the Hoops should try to get the goal as early as possible and firmly believes they could turn the tables.
Toljan said that the mistakes in the first leg led them to the defeat. (h/t The Scottish Sun)
“We will go there in a positive frame of mind and try to win.”
The German defender further shared his experience on the Europa league debut. (h/t The Scottish Sun)
“I really enjoyed the atmosphere before the game, it was really good.”
He added that the teams present in the competition are highly competitive and cited this as a reason for joining the Scottish club.
Toljan made an immediate impact as soon as he arrived at Celtic Park. In fact, he was highly praised by the fans following his performance against Hibernian.
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The Hoops were able to maintain the Premiership winning streak with an injury-time winner against Kilmarnock and currently lead the table with 60 points.