Teenager Tony Watt earned Celtic boss Neil Lennon’s praise after his goal helped the Hoops to their shock 2-1 victory over Barcelona.

It was the Catalans’ first Champions League defeat in over three years with the 18-year-old, on for Mikael Lustig, grabbing the vital second goal eight minutes from time.

“It’s a memorable thing he has done so early in his career,” former Celtic skipper Lennon told assembled reporters after the game.

“I said beforehand I had no hesitation in playing him. I just thought his lack of experience would have been too much to put him in from the start but everything we asked him to do, he did.

“He scored a brilliant goal and should have had a penalty and a sending-off when he got on the wrong side of Mascherano.

"He is still learning and has written himself into the club’s history books, but he is only 11 games into his career.

"I hope it is a fruitful one but tonight will take some topping," added Lennon.

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