Ross County attacker Ross Stewart thinks that 4-1 doesn’t reflect the effort his side put into the match against Celtic.

The Staggies were toppled by the Glasgow side in Dingwall. A goal from Celtic’s Ryan Christie was an early setback before Stewart netted to stun the Hoops.

The Staggies fell to the Hoops. (Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Another Christie strike followed by Tom Rogic and Mikey Johnston goals did the damage as County’s application came undone.

Stewart perhaps should have had another after his strike was questionably ruled offside in the second half. Despite this, he thinks County didn’t get their just rewards and the scoreline is slightly favorable for Celtic.

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“To stay in the game for as long as we did and then the manner we concede the third goal in is disappointing as that probably kills the game,” Stewart said. “Celtic can do that to you.

Stewart believes Stuart Kettlewell's Ross County side didn't get their just Celtic rewards.

Stewart believes Stuart Kettlewell’s Ross County side didn’t get their just Celtic rewards. (Photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

“I’ve came through the leagues and you want to be testing yourself against teams like Celtic. You see what they’re doing in Europe and the league. As tough as it is, these are the games you want to play in.

“I don’t think the scoreline is a fair reflection of the effort. Obviously Celtic are going to create a lot of chances, but we felt that with the shape and the effort we put in, perhaps 4-1 flattered them a wee bit.

“The first one is a penalty which we think is soft and the third one we should do better. You can look back on the game and say these things but Celtic probably deserved their win. But we know there are things we can work on”

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