Rodgers delivers a hilarious reaction to Celtic losing unbeaten record v Hearts

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In November, Celtic set a new British record for domestic games unbeaten after recording their 63rd in a row with a 4-0 win at St Johnstone.

Sixteen-year-old Harry Cochrane opened the scoring at Tynecastle, Northern Ireland global Kyle Lafferty added a superb second, and David Milinkovic made it three early in the second half before adding his second from the penalty spot.

Speaking after the 4-0 defeat with BBC Sportsround (Sunday 14:46), the Hoops boss admitted Hearts were simply the better team and that his side did well to go 69 domestic games unbeaten.

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"We didn't cope with their physicality, we made too many mistakes", he added.

"I also want to congratulate my players to have gone through 69 games and this to be their first defeat", said Rodgers. "What they've done is incredible".

Brendan Rodgers' team have lost a Scottish Premiership game for the first time since May 2016.

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"But also congratulations to my players, it (the unbeaten run) is a phenomenal achievement".

"Coming off the back of European games you can easily lose but these players have stood up to that".

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There are little more than three days for the Bhoys to lick their wounds before they play a home fixture against Partick Thistle on Wednesday.

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