Trevor Carson can’t bear to watch a re-run of Celtic’s penalty at Motherwell- no wonder.
The Fir Park keeper performed heroics all night which added to a slice of luck looked like keeping out the hoops strike force.
In the 88th minute, faced by Callum McGregor, Carson pulled off another unorthodox block then clawed the rebound away as the ball threatened to loop into the net.
Unfortunately not the keeper his team-mate Andy Rose didn’t show the same composure as he barged into the back of McGregor with Willie Collum given no option other than to point to the penalty spot.
All of Carson’s good work was undone by a push from his team-mate.
Rather than take some praise for his display against Scotland’s top team Carson decided to join in the Fir Park hysteria that Celtic aren’t entitled to the sort of penalties that are awarded every week of the year.
“I had a great view of the penalty,” he told the Daily Record. “What can you say? I haven’t seen it again and I don’t have to see it again.
“It’s one of them that happens 20 times in a game when two bodies come together in the box, defenders are shepherding the ball out or something like that, you see it all the time.
“The referee has decided to give it and the circumstances of how we’ve dropped the two points and not won the game are obviously disappointing.
“I had a few choice words with the referee, but we’ll keep that between ourselves!
“He was adamant that he had made a decision, and if anything, he made it really quick.
“I heard the whistle straight away and it seemed to happen in an instant. But listen, you say some daft things on the pitch and I say that to my team-mates all the time.
“I’m not going to slaughter the referee, he’s made an honest decision. For me it is wrong, for him he might say it’s right and I’m sure the Celtic players would say it is right.”
Carson and Rose will have the chance to make amends tomorrow when they visit Celtic Park to face the hoops for the third time in a week.