Champions League Round-up: Man United dumped out while Man City finish top
Dec09

Champions League Round-up: Man United dumped out while Man City finish top

Manchester United were dumped out of the Champions League after a dramatic 3-2 defeat at Wolfsburg saw them finish third in Group B. United actually made the perfect start in Germany, as Anthony Martial slotted home a neat pass from Juan Mata, but the lead only lasted three minutes, as Naldo volleyed home a free-kick to level things up. On the half hour mark, the Red Devils fell behind to a Vieirinha finish following a well worked...

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Round-up: Malmo 2-0 Celtic (4-3)
Aug26

Round-up: Malmo 2-0 Celtic (4-3)

Celtic fell at the Champions League play-off round for the second consecutive year as they were dumped out following a 2-0 (4-3 aggregate) defeat at Malmo. A Markus Rosenberg strike and a Dedryck Boyata own goal, one either side of the break, dealt the Scottish champions a knockout blow. A large, 66%, share of possession didn’t create any goals for the Glaswegian club, with the Swedish club making the most of counter attacks and set...

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Head-to-Head: Markus Rosenberg vs Leigh Griffiths
Aug25

Head-to-Head: Markus Rosenberg vs Leigh Griffiths

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic visit the Swedbank Stadion tonight ahead of the Bhoys’ decisive UEFA Champions League play-off second-leg at Malmö FF. Despite Nir Bitton’s early header and Leigh Griffiths’ brace putting the Hoops firmly in control of the tie at Celtic Park last week; Ronny Deila’s men switched off at the back to give former Celtic midfielder Jo Inge Berget the chance to pull two goals...

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Preview: Malmo (2) vs (3) Celtic
Aug25

Preview: Malmo (2) vs (3) Celtic

Celtic head into the second-leg of their Champions League play-off with a slender 3-2 advantage having conceded a stoppage time goal in Glasgow last Wednesday. The Scottish club looked to be taking a decent 3-1 lead to the Swedbank Stadion but Norwegian striker Jo Inge Berget, who spent part of last term on loan with the Bhoys, scored his second away goal of the game in the fifth minute of injury time to set up a nervy encounter in...

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Round-up: Celtic 3-2 Malmo
Aug20

Round-up: Celtic 3-2 Malmo

Jo Inge Berget’s late strike means Celtic only have a one-goal lead to take to Sweden as they beat Malmo 3-2 in the first-leg of their Champions League play-off tie in Glasgow. It all started so well for the Bhoys who stormed out of the traps and found themselves 2-0 up in 10 minutes. Leigh Griffiths, who was preferred in attack to Nadir Ciftci, opened the scoring on three minutes when he side-footed home after some good work from...

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Preview: Celtic vs Malmo
Aug19

Preview: Celtic vs Malmo

Celtic and Swedish side Malmo meet for the first time on Wednesday night in the first-leg of their Champions League play-off match at Celtic Park. The team from Glasgow come into the match in decent form having taken 10 points from a possible 12 in their opening fixtures. The only dropped points of the season came in a 2-2 draw away at Kilmarnock, meaning they currently lie second behind Hearts in the Scottish Premiership table. Ronny...

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