Ally McCoist has defended Celtic as the former Rangers manager hits out at Talksport pundit Jason Cundy.

Celtic crashed out of the Europa League this week at the hands of Danish club Copenhagen.

The Hoops had a very poor and costly second half in the second leg of the double header.

Talksport pundits who include McCoist and Cundy, obviously had discussed the match.

There’s no denying that Cundy hates everything about the Scottish Champions and this was his only chance to tear into them.

The former defender blasted Celtic’s performance and insisted that they have shamed the whole of Scottish football.

McCoist was the first to leap to Celtic’s defense as the Champions have had a near perfect Europa campaign until now.

What Was Said

He told talkSPORT : “Of course he’s (Cundy) not right.” AS cited by sunsport.

“Listen, they’ve had a terrible 45 minutes in Europe.

“They’ve had some great results and performances this year.

“To beat Lazio home and away, who are going very, very well in Serie A and are a very good side, it’s a brilliant achievement.

“They weren’t good second-half. I thought defensively they were all over the place.

“[Jozo] Simunovic had a shocker for the first goal. I found it really strange that after getting the equaliser, it’s as if they felt they had to go and win the game in the next six minutes, which clearly they didn’t have to do.

“You could have had 36 minutes to get another goal.

“I just felt immediately after the goal they were completely stretched, completely open.

“I think Neil’s reaction says it all. As disappointed as he was, he didn’t destroy his team because they had a poor 45 minutes which cost them.”

Celtic deserved to lose to Copenhagen as on the night we just weren’t good enough.

There’s no point sulking about it as Lennon and the Bhoys have a match on Sunday to prepare for.

Celtic will face St Johnstone in the Scottish Cup and that is important if we want to keep the Treble alive.