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Last Updated: Sunday, 23 September 2007, 17:25 GMT 18:25 UK
Boruc apologises for poor display
Dean Shiels celebrates his late winner
Dean Shiels scored the winner after Artur Boruc's blunder
Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc feels sorry for his team-mates after his two blunders helped Hibernian to a 3-2 victory at Easter Road.

"They worked so hard to come back from behind twice," he told BBC Sport after being backed by boss Gordon Strachan.

"My mistakes cost us so much, but I have to look forward and think about the next game.

"They were bad mistakes, but I am human and I will work hard to get back to my old form."

Boruc allowed a long-range Steven Fletcher to squirm past him to give Hibs a 1-0 lead.

The Poland international then spilled Merouane Zemmama's drive to allow Dean Shiels to score the winner.

The performance was fantastic and everyone is scratching their heads

Celtic manager Gordon Strachan

And Strachan said: "Things like that happen during a game and there is nothing you can do about it as a manager.

"Myself, as a manager, have to deal with a couple of mistakes."

Strachan stressed that Boruc had saved Celtic on many previous occasions.

"He does not come in after games for us and say, 'How good am I?', so I would not expect him to get too down on himself," he said.

Strachan thought his side deserved to win at Easter Road.

"The only thing I am not going away with is points," he said.

"One would have been a bit of an injustice and not getting any is quite ridiculous.

"In the number of times we have been to Edinburgh against Hearts and Hibs, that is without doubt the best we have played.

"What I'm seeing at the moment is what I want. I want energy, I want flair and I want variation.

"Am I going away a disappointed man? Yes, because of the result.

"The performance was fantastic and everyone is scratching their heads.

"We should never have got beaten there."

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