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Gordon is keen to warn Hoops of the threat posed by Ross County

By Ronnie Esplin

Craig Gordon has flagged up Celtic's Hampden horror show against Ross County early this year as a reminder of the Staggies' danger.

The Highlanders created an upset in January by coming from behind to beat Ronny Deila's 10-man Celtic 3-1 in a Betfred Cup semi-final and end hopes of a Hoops treble.

The champions have become a different proposition under new boss Brendan Rodgers and have gone 22 domestic games unbeaten this season.

And after a 3-0 win at Hamilton, the Hoops - 14 points clear of Rangers at the top of the table with a game in hand over their Old Firm rivals, who they face on Saturday - are expected to make it 14 league wins in a row when they host County tonight.

However, Gordon said: "They are a very difficult team to play against. You don't have to look too far back to the one at Hampden.

"So we know that if we don't play up to our standards then we are in for a really tough game."

Rodgers stressed how his attention was on sixth-placed County. He said: "We just want to keep the run going. At Celtic Park we wanted it to be a fortress and we feel that your home form has to be very strong and that's what it's proved to be."

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