Scott Brown was a central figure in Celtic's Old Firm derby win against Rangers on Sunday afternoon.
Alfredo Morelos was sent-off in the first half after landing an elbow on the Celtic captain. The Colombian had reacted angrily after Brown had nearly tripped him. It appeared to be a deliberate attempt from Brown to antagonise Morelos - and it worked.
Following a second half equaliser from Ryan Kent, Brown and the Rangers goal scorer were involved in an incident which saw Kent knock Brown to the turf. No punishment came from referee Bobby Madden.
There was also an incident after the final whistle where Andy Halliday received a second yellow card following a row with Brown in the tunnel. Halliday had been shown his first yellow just minutes earlier.
Post-match, Brown spoke to Sky Sports regarding the incidents and addressed them in some deadpan fashion.
Sky Sports reporter: In terms of Alfredo Morelos, tell us what happened there.
Scott Brown: He just gave me an elbow. You can't do that, especially in modern day football with the amount of cameras. I think it's all about us today. It's about our performance levels. We had to dig deep but our fitness levels showed late on.
SSR: There was a bit with Ryan Kent after the goal, what happened there?
SB: I can't even remember that.
SSR: Are you sure?
SSR: What about Andy Halliday at the end?
SB: Oh, he came up to me an congratulated me.
SB: [Smiles as if to say 'what the hell do you think?']
Here's the interview.
💬 CELTIC v RANGERS REACTION 💬
"He gave me an elbow"
"Can't even remember that"
"He came up to congratulate me"
Celtic Scott Brown spoke alongside James Forrest after their win over @RangersFC this afternoon.https://t.co/JAED8dzmoC https://t.co/okZQYIuq3K
— Sky Sports Scotland (@ScotlandSky) March 31, 2019