Date: 1st August 2018 at 10:13pm
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After Celtic’s victory over Rosenborg in the second round of UEFA Champions League qualifying, the Hoops will go into Monday’s draw for the play-off round of the competition before a ball is kicked against AEK Athens.

Obviously Brendan Rodgers’ side will have to overcome the Greek champions to make that stage, but after tonight’s progression we now have a much clearer picture of the teams we could face beyond the third qualifying round.

The other results in qualifying this week mean that the unseeded sides that Celtic could draw are:

Young Boys (Switzerland)

Qarabag (Azerbaijan) or BATE (Belarus)

Malmo (Sweden) or Videoton (Hungary)

Red Star Belgrade (Serbia) or Spartak Trnava (Slovakia)

The draw for the play-off round, which will be the final qualifier before the group stages, will take place this coming Monday 6th August at 11am.

Then the Hoops host AEK Athens in the first leg of the 3rd qualifying round, before heading to Greece for what will be an exceptionally difficult away leg.

The excitement and pressure is ramping up. We can’t wait to see if the team can once again reach the last 32 of the big European competition.

Do you think Celtic can progress past AEK Athens? Let us know in the comments…


12 Replies to “Revealed: The unseeded teams Celtic can get in Monday’s UCL play-off draw”

  • Tough tie but we need to keep a clean sheet at home and take a lead over there… the final game to get into it if we make it psst eak could be easier than aek and rosenborg

  • Must have a 3-0 lead at least. Very flat v Rosenborg. A better team would have punished us. Biggest concern for me is the club’s lack of class in transfer market. Cannot get Musonda and Roberts treatment out of my head. Paddy any day. He was the Hun Skelper. Once again it will be last minute bad buys.HH

  • To get by the Greeks we will have to do the job at Parkhead. We don’t have enough about us away from home against higher quality opponents. We got bullied tonight.

  • Yes we will do it!!tho we bafly need a destroyer ala “bobbo”in defence and a real right back!!And also a goalie thats doent bottled inswinging crosses Aww in mate musonda was a bad apple believe it! I know that for a fact also paddy didn’t want to know and Jamesy bhoy stepped up Big time! “Hun skelper”!they don’t mattereally utter irrelevance my “friend”just as well Ben a hearts hibs etc skelper get real!!Hail Hail Champions league and Treble! Treble! Here we come

  • We can get thru but its not going to be easy.On our day we can give the best teams a decent game.Mon The HooPs.As long as we get 10 In A Row.Anything above and Beyond that is a Bonus..HfH

  • Celtic will qualify for the group stages..
    .Add more quality and also win the TREBLE TREBLE…… WERE GLASGOW CELTIC..HAIL HAIL..

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