Neil Lennon put a brave face on things after watching his side lose 2-0 in the Glasgow derby.
After the Champions League defeat from Ferencvaros there was an anger in his comments with fans concerned about a claim over players that would rather not be here.
No one significant left during the transfer window, from the lack of urgency and desire on display today it looks like exit thoughts remain within the squad.
Celtic fans have witnessed plenty of defeats over the years, painful ones in big matches, in derby clashes but rarely do the fans harbour a feeling that perhaps it just doesn’t really matter too much to some players. It is a big charge.
No matter who might have been missing there were five regular internationalists in the starting XI and the club captain who has been through it all time and time again.
Sometimes it’s not your day, honest mistakes go against you but it’s more worrying when there appears to be no shape, plan or purpose about the team.
The opponents were ordinary, playing like that most Premiership clubs would fancy their chances of winning 2-0 at Celtic Park.
Celtic’s next home match in the SPFL is on December 6 against St Johnstone, a lot of questions raised today will be answered by that fixture.