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And after the close match Lennon said: “It’s a huge psychological lift and we will be vibrant and strong going into the Final.
“I didn’t enjoy it, but it’s the psychology of sport. People are asking about the cup final and subconsciously that was playing on their minds.”
However, the Northern Irishman was adamant that it will be a mentally different side that takes the field to face Rangers.
“It’s a huge goal. It keeps the momentum going,” he continued.
“We have won 11 games in a row, we’ve gone top of the league and we’ve rested some players. I took a slight gamble with the team selection, so if there’s any criticism, I’ll take that.