When we scored the third goal we've got five players in the box - all in good position, protecting the middle of our pitch and having that speed and ability to break away and score.
"I know how hard it will be and all the players know how hard it will be.
When we are as convincing as that I think people will say: "Actually, they are a very good team".
If nothing else, the Glasgow club's second-ever away win in the competition - their last was against Spartak Moscow in October 2012 - takes the Scottish champions a long way to ensuring European football after Christmas.
He said: "It was an outstanding performance and result".
But for the time being everyone at Celtic Park should take heart from the fact the victory would have had Europe sitting up to take notice.
"And it was against a club you can really benchmark and measure yourself against".
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The SPFL title holders and current league leaders were rock solid at the back from the first whistle, with 'keeper Craig Gordon keeping a clean sheet, while Celtic were absolutely clinical in attack, both elements of the performance pleasing the Celtic coach.
Those were the facts Rodgers heard time and again when he first arrived as the Hoops new boss. Being unbeaten in 57 games domestically is very tough to do, considering the number of matches you play and the intensity of the games.
"We had a lot of moments where we had real good possession".
"The amount of work he puts in, the coaches put in, the way the players have developed and the way they are performing, it's been remarkable really".
Indeed, the game was just as vital for their Belgian hosts with Bayern Munich as the fourth team in Group B.
"PSG won 3-0 so maybe our 5-0 wasn't too bad, (and) we might get a wee bit of credit somewhere along the line".
Celtic skipper Scott Brown limped off to be replaced by Nir Bitton in the 70th minute.