Celtic Park - Glasgow 26/08/2014 - 20:45CET (19:45 local time)

Play-offs, Second leg

Celtic - Maribor
0-1
Aggregate: 1-2
 

Celtic - Maribor 0-1 - 26/08/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Tavares goal takes Maribor past Celtic

Published: Tuesday 26 August 2014, 22.00CET
Tavares goal takes Maribor past Celtic
Tavares (right) celebrates his winner ©Getty Images

Tavares strikes at Celtic FC to take NK Maribor through to group stage
Goalless draw would have been enough for Celtic after they drew in Slovenia
Maribor held off early onslaught and clung on in closing minutes
Slovenian champions are in group stage for first time in 15 years
Celtic go into UEFA Europa League group stage draw on Friday

A second-half goal by captain Tavares gave Maribor a 1-0 play-off second leg victory and 2-1 aggregate success over Celtic to book their place in the UEFA Champions League group stage for only the second time. The home side had looked the likelier to go through on away goals until Tavares pounced on a loose ball to give the Slovenian title holders a priceless away win.

 

Lineups

celtic

Celtic

maribor

Maribor

26Gordon (GK)33J. Handanovič (GK)
3Izaguirre4Šuler
52
4Ambrose5Ž. Filipović
5van Dijk
88
9Tavares (C)
75
85
90+2
10Stokes10Ibraimi
16Berget
66
14Mendy
21Mulgrew (C)22Vršič
83
23Lustig
72
26Rajčevič
54
25Johansen28Viler
33Kayal
46
30Stojanovič
79
42C. McGregor70Mertelj

Substitutes

24Załuska (GK)1Cotman (GK)
2Matthews
66
7Mejač
6Biton8Sallalich
11Boerrigter
72
89
11Zahovič
15Commons
46
48
21Derviševič
90+2
22Denayer39Bohar
83
28Griffiths44Arghus

Coaches

Ronny Deila (NOR) Ante Šimundža (SVN)

Referee

Viktor Kassai (HUN)

Standings

 
 

Match statistics

Celtic
Maribor

0

Goals scored

1

15

Total attempts

10

2

on target

5

7

off target

2

6

blocked

3

1

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

4

0

Offsides

1

3

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

13

13

Fouls suffered

12

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    It is still advantage Celtic as things stand because of the goal they scored in Slovenia last week. However, Maribor have grown into the game at Celtic Park and have come close to the opener on a couple of occasions.
  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    It is all over at Celtic Park. With a 2-1 win on aggregate, Maribor quality for the UEFA Champions League group stage, while Celtic have to settle for the UEFA Europa League group stage.
  • Substitution
    90+2
    Derviševič (in) - Tavares (out) (Maribor)
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Boerrigter (Celtic) is shown a yellow card.
  • Yellow Card
    88
    van Dijk (Celtic) is cautioned by the referee.

See also

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