It hasn't been all flawless for them however, Celtic's Champions League campaign was disastrous as they recorded just one win in six games and subsequently went on to compete in the Europa League where they lost to Red Bull Leipzig.
"Craig [Gordon] made a couple of good saves but we should be scoring at least one".
Celtic are by far and away the best team in Scotland, they have been for the last eight or nine years now, you probably wouldn't be far off the mark if you said that the disappointment of losing far outweighs the joy of winning for them. "We train every single day and the energy levels are there but we were second best in nearly everything today - second balls, first balls, it was just unacceptable for Rangers".
"We just didn't get close to anyone, it took half an hour to make a tackle". There seemed to be mutiny in the ranks too as Andy Halliday and Daniel Candeias reacted angrily to being substituted.More news: Sloppy United were punished, says Jose Mourinho
"We know we were way off it today".
"I was reacting to the situation in the game".
"We wanted to get to the final but there's always pressure".
"Andy is frustrated. But if you deal with people in an emotional state, you get an emotional response".More news: Crawfordville woman accused of letting toddler smoke meth, marijuana
Brendan Rodgers' side will now face Motherwell, who beat Aberdeen 3-0 on Saturday afternoon, in the final on May 19.
Murty admitted there was anger and frustration - "all the kinds of emotion you would expect from a changing room that has just gone through that". "It is about making sure they turn that into positives and energy to power us through to the end of the season, rather than allowing it to be disruptive". When you play for Celtic or manage Celtic the expectations are huge.
"The players need to respond - not just against Celtic".
"It's credit to the guys that came in, we have lifted ourselves for a big game again, to go out there and get the result". I would ask for the patience and ask them to keep believing but we can't keep asking it.More news: US and allies punish Assad with strikes