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Majstorovic: Hearts circus won't faze Celtic

Daniel Majstorovic insists the Celtic players will take no notice of the circus which is sure to surround the game against Hearts at Tynecastle tomorrow.

Manager Neil Lennon returns to the stadium for the first time since May when he was attacked by a fan as he stood in his technical area during the 3-0 win for the Parkhead men.

Security is sure to be tightened up for what is always a volatile fixture, but the Hoops defender insists the visitors will be looking to build upon their performance in the 1-1 with Udinese in their Europa League Group I game at Celtic Park on Thursday night.

"Of course, there will be a spotlight on the game," said the Celtic stopper.

"But we need to focus on the football side and leave the rest to people who need to take care of this.


"We are professionals, we need to focus on the football. We need to go there with the spirit we had against Udinese.

"We know it's going to be difficult but we know the qualities we have and we showed that.

"We played against a top team in Italy and we were the better team so we need to take that with us."

p Aberdeen manager Craig Brown was full of the Friday feeling after his side ran out 4-0 winners over Dunfermline in their Scottish Premier League clash last night.

A Scott Vernon hat-trick and a Fraser Fyvie strike on the stroke of half-time helped the Dons to a comfortable win in the SPL's Friday night football experiment. Brown said: "I had experience of playing on Friday nights in England and we much preferred the Saturday fixtures, but if you win 4-0 and get over 8,000 when you are not doing well it becomes a great fixture on a Friday night.