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Celtic vs Benfica: Tactical Preview – defensive woes for both sides

Two familiar foes go head-to-head on Wednesday night with serious contrasting problems to contend with and no clear indication in the Betfair Champions League betting tips on who will be the likely winner. Celtic’s big issue has been form with … Continue reading

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Celtic 2 – 0 Helsingborg: Direct approach to Champions League group stages

Celtic are back in the biggest football competition in the world, after seeing off Helsingborg in Glasgow. Already 2-0 up on aggregate from the previous leg, the priority on paper was keeping a clean sheet. In reality, Neil Lennon set … Continue reading

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Hearts 2 – 0 Celtic: Poor changes fail to remedy poor performance

Celtic couldn’t reduce the 10 point advantage enjoyed by Rangers after a disappointing performance in Edinburgh against Hearts. Though a single game in hand waits, the gap only days into October is too big for comfort. Celtic lineup Going into … Continue reading

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Classic TicTacTic – Champions League 3rd Qualifying Round 2001: Ajax 1-3 Celtic

Context The 8th of August 2001 marked a very special day for modern Celtic. Having endured two decades of European exile, this was the call to arms that set the tone for the coming 5 years. A bold declaration to … Continue reading

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