Five pictures all Celtic fans will enjoy ahead of another European night

first_imgCeltic can make up for last year’s disappointment when they take on Malmo in the Champions League play-off first leg.The club were beaten by Maribor and defender Mikael Lustig explained he and his team-mates are going to make sure they don’t mess it up again.One thing is certain, though: European nights at Celtic Park are hard to beat. “It’s just unbelievable to have Champions League games at Celtic Park,” Lustig said.Here, talkSPORT looks at five photos of previous nights when the stadium was rocking. 5 Celtic beat Barcelona in 2012 – click the arrow to see more great photos from those European nights in Glasgow – Celtic host Malmo in the first of a two legged Champions League play-off match, with a place in the group stage at stake. Over the years, Benfica and Real Madrid have been beaten at Celtic Park and here, talkSPORT looks at a few of the recent glory nights in Glasgow. In 2012, fans were celebrating the club’s 125th birthday and Victor Wanyama and Tony Watt helped see of Barcelona in the group stage. European champions Milan humbled in Glasgow – click the arrow to see another famous night involving Italian opposition – A late Scott McDonald goal saw Milan lose in torrential rain at Celtic Park as Dida failed to hold onto Gary Caldwell’s shot. Scoring four against Juventus in 2001 – Click the yellow arrow above, right, to see which Euro giant was beaten to seal a last 16 place – Chris Sutton scored twice and Lubomír Moravcik was superb as Celtic beat a Juventus containing Pavel Nedved, Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet 4-3. Joos Valgaeren and Henrik Larsson scored the others, but it was not enough to prevent them exiting the Champions League. However, their third place ensured them a place in the UEFA Cup. 5 5 Drama at Celtic Park as Shakhter Karagandy are beaten in stoppage time – Kris Commons, Georgios Samaras and a James Forrest goal right at the death secured Celtic’s place in the Champions League group stage. A 3-0 win on the night saw the Bhoys progress on aggregate and sent Neil Lennon sprinting down the touchline in celebration. 5 5 Free-kick maestro Nakamura brings the house down against Man United – Artur Boruc saved a penalty, while Shunsuke Nakamura’s 30-yard free-kick 10 minutes before the end helped Celtic into the Champions League last 16 for the first time.last_img

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