Aberdeen left-back Max Lowe has admitted ‘it was frightening’ trying to keep up with Celtic winger James Forrest the last time that the two clubs met at Hampden, as reported by BBC Scotland.
Neil Lennon’s side will face off against Derek McInnes’ outfit on Sunday in the Scottish Cup semi-final, a much anticipated match that is arguably the Hoops’ biggest barrier between winning another treble.
The two teams have already played at the venue this season, with Celtic emerging 1-0 winners in the Scottish League Cup final back in December, a match that Lowe doesn’t recall fondly.
He had a difficult time going up against Forrest, telling BBC Scotland:
He’s probably one of the best wingers I’ve played against. But I just try to thrive off that opportunity of keeping him quiet. It’s a hard job to do, but I’m looking forward to it.
It is just the pace of the boy, he’s very hard to keep up with when he’s in his stride and he’s obviously clinical as well.
You can see why he is spoken highly of, and I’m sure he is down in England as well, so I don’t see why he couldn’t play in the Premier League.
Forrest will again be a potent threat again for the Hoops this Sunday and Lowe will have to be at the top of his game to keep the Scotland international from having an impact on the game.
The 27-year-old has scored a fantastic 16 goals and assisted a massive 20 more this season already and will be hungry to taste more trophy success.
Can he do the business again this weekend?
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