I made a decision that with all the high-profile matches we've had, I thought the energy levels would begin to wain.
Rodgers expressed his delight at Celtic's recent displays.
Celtic's defensive frailties were exposed for all to see once again as Matheus Cunha and Bruma punished errors in back line to score the vital goals for Leipzig but one of the real concerns for Rodgers will be his side's failure to register a shot on target until the 85th minute.
"Even though we have had a hard week, or a frustrating week as I should put it, it is not through lack of trying? we have played well within the games? we just haven?t had that run of the ball or had that that quality to break sides down".
Victory for Leipzig could open up a six-point gap ahead of the Hoops, who now sit third with three points to their name. The Daily Record quote him as saying.
At the other end of the table Dundee were beaten for the 10th time in 11 league games this season 1-0 at Motherwell, while 10-man Hamilton also beat Livingston 1-0.
"He is a boy that takes the ball, so clever in his movements and we ask him to go into certain area of the pitch to offer support".
"He gives us so much and on top of that he presses the game".
"Defensively, we are very solid and that's the key to our game".
"I think the fans are split".
Celtic leaked two sloppy first-half concessions to lose 2-0 in Leipzig last month, but have since smashed home 13 goals without reply in three domestic games.
'There is a good dynamic about the team at the moment and we are in good form.
RB Leipzig beat Celtic 2-0 in the first ever competitive meeting between these two sides in the last round of matches.
Celtic head into the game in good form, closing the gap domestically to Hearts down to just one point over the weekend.
"I felt much better in the second-half, I know we lost two goals but at least we were in the game and had opportunities".