And the change almost worked wonders instantly with the Australian having Celtic's first shot of the game with the second half barely a minute old.
"I think there's still an terrible lot of work for us to do, but there have been a lot of positives for us in both competitions". We are taking steps forward with a lot of young players.
Yesterday's defeat will come as a blow to Rodgers, after he rested seven players last weekend in preparation for the game in Russian Federation. Last week was an outstanding performance, which would allow you to think we came into this game with a great opportunity.
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She couldn't hide her disappointment in herself, and her marks (119.75) reflected her rocky performance. Her free dance calling card is backloading all her jumps into the second half of her programme.
"We didn't start out well and they scored early".
The Sweden global struggled at the Krestovskyi Stadium as Zenit found the back of the net three times to wipe out Celtic's advantage from the first leg and knock them out of the Europa League; the Hoops won the corresponding fixture 1-0 at Paradise last week.
"We didn't close the space quickly enough".
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"In this one, if we had played with a bit more courage and belief, we maybe could have got a result". They resume their Scottish Premiership campaign against Aberdeen at Pittodrie on Sunday and play Greenock Morton in a Scottish Cup quarter-final on 3 March, having already retained the Scottish League Cup.
Nir Bitton could be sidelined for the season with a knee problem but Rodgers will hope some of his other injured players - Dedryck Boyata (groin), Craig Gordon (knee), Leigh Griffiths (calf), Marvin Compper (calf), Jonny Hayes (broken leg), Anthony Ralston (knee), Stuart Armstrong (hernia) and Patrick Roberts (hamstring) - will soon be available.
Celtic have gone back to back league matches without a victory for the first time since March 2016, when they drew 1-1 against Hamilton and followed it up with a 0-0 against Dundee. We conceded poor goals from that.
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The Scotland goalkeeper hasn't always distinguished himself in Europe, but he is a top player, light years ahead of Dorus De Vries, his deputy last night. They may be troubled by a couple of extra injuries, and they don't have much to play with defensively. It is all very well saying that the Dutchman is good with the ball at his feet, but many in the Celtic support are still waiting to see him make a significant save. "Aberdeen have to be in their face and physically challenge them but there will be some sort of a backlash from Brendan Rodgers' side".