Pat Fenlon says his Hibernian players showed a new found fighting spirit in the 2-2 draw with Celtic.
The Easter Road club twice came from behind to claim a point at Celtic Park and stretch their unbeaten league run to four matches.
After finishing eleventh in the SPL last term and exiting the League Cup in midweek, Fenlon targeted a big improvement.
And the Irishman feels his team have bounced back since their opening day defeat to Dundee United.
He said: "We have a different type of character in the dressing room at the moment, a different type of animal altogether that wants to scrap and fight for each other.
"We knew at half-time we had got away with it and we rode our luck at times but if you can get back into the game it can get a little bit edgy for Celtic.
"You have to get a little bit of luck to come here and get any type of result but I thought we played really well in the second half.
"At times in the first half we did okay in phases without getting on the front foot and causing too many problems but (at half-time) we asked them to concentrate on their passing and move it forward quicker and press the ball higher at times and they took it on board.
"But we don't pat ourselves on the back too much, we have big games coming up."
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