December Review

Updated: Mar 3



Played 8 won 6, drew 2 and lost 0. (1 of the draws was won after penalties). Quadruple Treble won.


Celtic started off the month by changing to 352 again but then changed back to 4231 for the next 4 matches then in the last 3 matches they played a 442diamond.


League stats review for December;

In the league;

- 13 points gained in the 5 league games

- Pts per game, NP xG, Opp NP xG, Opp goals, Shots, Opp Shots, Box touches and Total touches were all the best they have been in any month since the start of the season.

- Celtic lead for 206mins in total over the 5 games.

- 4 of the 5 games were at home and none against any of the top sides with the only away game against the bottom ranked team


Player of the Month for December would have to be Turnbull with 4 goals, 2 assists, 18 shots, 16 key passes and a man of the match performance versus Lille.


In all games;

- Edouard and Turnbull were joint top scorers with 4 goals in December

- Christie and Turnbull were joint top with the most assists with 2 in November


- Totals for the season so far now were, in all games;

- Elyounoussi has 13 goals, Edouard has 11 goals, Griffiths 6, Ajeti 5, Christie 5, Turnbull 4, McGregor 4, Klimala 3, Jullien 3, Forrest 2, Duffy 3, Forrest 2, Frimpong 1, Taylor 1, Ajer 1, Ntcham 1, Laxalt 1, Rogic 1, Soro 1 and 1 OG.


- Christie had 8 assists, Rogic 6, Elhamed 4, Taylor 3, McGregor 3, Edouard 3, Elyounoussi 3, Frimpong 3, Turnbull 3, Jullien 2, Ajer 2, Ntcham 2, Ajeti 2, Forrest 1, Jullien 1, Duffy 1, Griffiths 1 and Soro 1


In league games in December;

- Edouard had the most shots at 21

- Turnbull had the most key passes at 16


Totals for the season so far now are, in league games;

- Christie had 60 shots at goal, Edouard 50, Elyounoussi 37, Turnbull 24, Griffiths 20, McGregor 20, Duffy 20, Forrest 17, Frimpong 14, Jullien 12, Ajeti 11, Ntcham 11, Klimala 10, Laxalt 10, Brown 8, Rogic 8, Ajer 7, Bitton 7, Soro 3, Taylor 2, Johnston 2 and Elhamed 1


- Christie has 43 key passes, McGregor has 37 key passes, Turnbull 31, Frimpong 29, Brown 15, Ajer 13, Edouard 11, Taylor 10, Elyounoussi 10, Rogic 10, Griffiths 9, Ntcham 9, Elhamed 7, Ajeti 7, Soro 7, Forrest 6, Bitton 5, Laxalt 3, Duffy 2, Jullien 2 and Johnston 1


Man of the Matches (league only) in December;

- Christie 2, Edouard 1, Duffy and Soro

Totals for the season so far now are (league only);

- Christie 7, Duffy 3, Edouard 2, McGregor 1, Brown 1, Rogic 1, Elyounoussi 1, Soro 1 and Forrest 1

Totals for MotM for Europe League games

- Edouard 1, Elyounoussi 1, Christie 1, Turnbull 1, Laxalt 1 and a Rogic/Christie 1 shared


Pts per game for the season so far (league - only counting players who started);

- Turnbull (15pts from 15), Elhamed and Soro (12pts from 12) and Griffiths and Hazard (9pts from 9) are on 3pts per game for the season

- Taylor (31pts from 33) is on 2.82pts per game

- Edouard (29pts from 33pts) is on 2.64pts per game

- Forrest (13pts from 15) are on 2.6pts per game

- Jullien (23pts from 27) is on 2.55pts per game

- Christie (34pts from 42) is on 2.43pts per game

- McGregor (43pts from 54) is on 2.39pts per game

- Duffy (19pts from 24) is on 2.375pts per game

- Barkas (26pts from 33) is on 2.36pts per game

- Ajer (40pts from 51) is on 2.35pts per game

- Bitton and Ajeti (14pts from 18) are on 2.33pts per game

- Ntcham (16pts from 21) are on 2.29pts per game

- Frimpong (34pts from 45) is on 2.27 per game

- Brown (27pts from 36) is on 2.25pts per game

- Elyounoussi (24pts from 33) is on 2.18pts per game

- Bain (8pts from 12) is on 2pts per game

- Laxalt (9pts from 9), Rogic (6pts from 12) and Klimala (3pts from 6) are on 1.5pts per game

- Welsh (0pts from 3) is on 0pts per game

A total of 25 players started this season so far


Injuries in December;

- Forrest 8 games out

- Jullien and Turnbull 1 game out


There were 2 ever present players in December (all games);

- Ajer and McGregor

- (both started all games)

- (McGregor has been an ever present from the start of the season although not started every game)

- (Ajer has been an every present for all league games).

There were 5 ever present players in December league games

- Ajer, McGregor, Frimong, Christie and Edouard

- (Frimpong and Edouard started every league game)

- (McGregor played the full 750 minutes of all games in December).

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