Published: Fri, November 08, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Celtic strikes late at Lazio to progress in Europa League

Celtic strikes late at Lazio to progress in Europa League

However, this resilient Celtic don't know when they're beaten and Lazio should know that.

The Bhoys, who won against Lazio at Parkhead, earned a dramatic 2-1 victory in Italy, with Olivier Ntcham scoring a 95th-minute victor to send Celtic fans across the world into delirium. In injury time, Odsonne Edouard played in Ntcham, who chipped Thomas Strakosha.

Police said two traveling fans had been stabbed by Lazio supporters before the game, following a brawl outside a pub, and that five Lazio fans were stopped for possession of unsafe materials such as baseball bats and knives.

The goal set off wild celebrations among an estimated 9,000 Celtic fans attending the game at Rome's Stadio Olimpico.

Celtic experienced for the knockout phases with two game titles to spare soon after getting all 6 factors out of six towards the Italians.

Immobile did not start in the 2-1 defeat in Glasgow last month, but marked his return to Lazio's Europa League line-up with a cushioned finish on the volley seven minutes in.

Former Barcelona winger Munir El Haddadi starred with a hat-trick as Sevilla thrashed Dudelange 5-2 to also reach the knockout rounds.

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With just three points from its opening three games, Lazio needed a win to have any realistic hopes of progressing.

Ludogorets had Rafael Forster sent off in the 12th minute and Jacek Góralski followed in the 35th, giving Espanyol a clear path to qualify from Group H.

Celtic fans drink beers ahead of an Europa League group E soccer match between Lazio and Celtic, in Rome's Olympic Stadium.

There were wins too for Basel, Krasnodar, Sporting Lisbon and Austrian side LASK Linz.

Elsewhere, Standard Liege leapfrogged Eintracht Frankfurt into second in Group F behind Arsenal with a 2-1 victory over last season's semi-finalists.

There was a danger Manchester United would are unsuccessful to convert their early dominance into objectives versus Partizan Belgrade as chance right after opportunity fell by the wayside in a frenetic commence at Outdated Trafford, but that was until finally Mason Greenwood offered a timely reminder of the expertise at his disposal.

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