Celtic through to Europa knockouts with last-gasp win over Lazio

Tanya Simon
November 8, 2019

As both sides went for the victor Ntcham latched on to an Odsonne Edouard pass in the fifth of five added minutes and dinked the ball over goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha to guarantee Celtic a place in the last-32 of the Europa League with two Group E fixtures remaining.

Olivier Ntcham was delighted to make history for Celtic by scoring a stunning late victor against Lazio on Thursday night.

Moussa, viewing from dwelling in France was delighted for his teammate and posted himself looking at the sport from the convenience of his residence. That is unheard of for Celtic in European competition. What a end result for the club and Scottish soccer. The party in Rome may go on for days.

Arsenal may have picked up a stage which inches them closer to a position in the Europa League's past-32, but in reality, it was yet another woeful functionality from Unai Emery's facet.

They lacked direction and creativity once again, scoring with their only shot on target during the whole 90 minutes, while their defensive frailties were laid bare by Vitoria on numerous occasions in Portugal.

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Ahead of the match at Leicester, which is are living on Sky Sports activities on Saturday night, it feels like we have arrived at a crossroads in Emery's tenure at the Emirates Stadium.

What a night! Neil Lennon's men went into a tough environment and came away with three points and a place in the Europa League knockouts.

Record five-time winners Sevilla knew victory in Luxembourg would send them through from Group A and their one-sided win also sealed top spot. We haven't found it rocking like that in some although. "I'll never get bored of talking about him, I can't describe how much I enjoy working with him", Gerrard told reporters.

Federico Fazio had put through his own goal in the first half to give Monchengladbach the lead before atoning for his error later in the match by levelling.

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