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UEFA Europa League: LOSC Lille - Celtic FC Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

LOSC LilleLOSC LilleStade Pierre Mauroy - Villeneuve d'AscqThursday 29 October 2020
18.55CET (18.55 local time)
Group H - Matchday 2
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

LOSC Lille - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

LOSC Lille have not played against a club from their opponents' country

Celtic FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Europa League
28/11/2019GSCeltic FC - Stade Rennais FC3-1
GlasgowMorgan 22, Christie 45+1, Johnston 74; Hunou 89
19/09/2019GSStade Rennais FC - Celtic FC1-1RennesNiang 38 (P); Christie 59 (P)
UEFA Champions League
22/11/2017GSParis Saint-Germain - Celtic FC7-1
ParisNeymar 9, 22, Cavani 28, 79, Mbappé 35, Verratti 75, Dani Alves 80; Dembélé 1
12/09/2017GSCeltic FC - Paris Saint-Germain0-5
GlasgowNeymar 19, Mbappé 34, Cavani 40 (P), 85, Lustig 83 (og)
UEFA Europa League
03/11/2011GSCeltic FC - Stade Rennais FC3-1
GlasgowStokes 30, 43, Hooper 82; Mangane 2
20/10/2011GSStade Rennais FC - Celtic FC1-1RennesCha Du-Ri 31 (og); Ledley 70
UEFA Champions League
10/12/2003GS1Olympique Lyonnais - Celtic FC3-2
LyonElber 6, Juninho 52, 86 (P); Hartson 24, Sutton 75
30/09/2003GS1Celtic FC - Olympique Lyonnais2-0
GlasgowMiller 70, Sutton 78
09/11/2000R2Celtic FC - FC Girondins de Bordeaux1-2
agg 2-3 (aet)
GlasgowPetta 54; Laslandes 80, 116 ET
26/10/2000R2FC Girondins de Bordeaux - Celtic FC1-1BordeauxDugarry 21; Larsson 24 (P)
04/11/1999R2Celtic FC - Olympique Lyonnais0-1
agg: 0-2
GlasgowVairelles 17
21/10/1999R2Olympique Lyonnais - Celtic FC1-0
LyonBlanc 63
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
02/11/1995R2Celtic FC - Paris Saint-Germain0-3
agg: 0-4
GlasgowLoko 36, 42, Nouma 68
19/10/1995R2Paris Saint-Germain - Celtic FC1-0
ParisDjorkaeff 76
European Champions Clubs' Cup
02/10/1968R1Celtic FC - AS Saint-Étienne4-0
agg: 4-2
GlasgowGemmell 44 (P), Craig 59, Chalmers 65, McBride 87
18/09/1968R1AS Saint-Étienne - Celtic FC2-0
Saint-EtienneKeita 15, Revelli 36
European Champions Clubs' Cup
07/12/1966R2Celtic FC - FC Nantes 3-1
agg: 6-2
GlasgowJohnstone 13, Chalmers 56, Lennox 78; Georgin 43
30/11/1966R2FC Nantes - Celtic FC1-3
NantesMagny 17; McBride 23, Lennox 50, Chalmers 66
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Celtic FC950491350000186392532

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Match background Only this chapter

In-form LOSC Lille will be looking to consolidate a fine start to their UEFA Europa League Group D campaign with a long-awaited European home win as they host Scottish champions Celtic in northern France.

• The Ligue 1 side had gone a remarkable 17 European games without a win before they stunned ten-man Sparta Praha with a 4-1 victory in the Czech capital on Matchday 1, Turkish international midfielder Yusuf Yazıcı opening his European account with a hat-trick. On the same night Celtic were beaten 3-1 at home by AC Milan, Mohamed Elyounoussi's strike serving only to limit the damage against the Serie A high fliers.

Previous meetings
• While LOSC are encountering Scottish opponents for the first time in a UEFA match, Celtic have met French clubs 18 times previously, including in last season's UEFA Europa League group stage when they claimed four of their 13 points from Rennes, Ryan Christie scoring in both matches (1-1 a, 3-1 h).

• However, the Bhoys are without a win in France since their first visit – a 3-1 victory at Nantes in the second round of their triumphant 1966/67 European Cup campaign – a run of eight games (D3 L5) that recently featured one of their heaviest European defeats, 7-1 at Paris Saint-Germain in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage.

Form guide
• LOSC are back in the UEFA Europa League group stage for the fourth time thanks to the fourth place they occupied when last season's Ligue 1 campaign ended in March. Christophe Galtier's side also competed in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League, finishing bottom of a group containing Chelsea, Valencia and Ajax.

• The club from northern France last participated in the UEFA Europa League group stage in 2014/15, when they failed to win a game (D4 L2). Their other two group campaigns, in 2009/10 and 2010/11, were more successful as they reached the knockout phase on both occasions.

• Les Dogues are without a home win in 12 European matches (D5 L7) and have failed to score more than one goal in all of those games, registering just six in total; their last home success was in August 2012, 2-0 against Copenhagen in the UEFA Champions League play-offs. In the UEFA Europa League group stage, however, their home record is W4 D3 L2.

• Celtic were declared Scottish champions for the ninth year in a row last season – and 51st time in all – despite the Premiership being called off in March. A 16-match European campaign that started in the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round ended in the UEFA Europa League round of 32, where, after topping their group for the first time, they were knocked out by Copenhagen (1-1 a, 1-3 h).

• This term Celtic failed to negotiate the UEFA Champions League qualifying phase for the third successive summer, losing 1-2 at home to Ferencváros in the second qualifying round, but 1-0 away wins at Riga and Sarejevo put Neil Lennon's side into the UEFA Europa League group stage. This is the tenth successive season that the club are competing in a UEFA group stage and their seventh autumn series in the UEFA Europa League, three of their six previous participations having continued into the round of 32 – though never further.

• Celtic's 2-1 win at Lazio on Matchday 4 last season was only their second victory outside Glasgow in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final, their all-time away record in the competition now standing at W2 D10 L10.

Links and trivia
• LOSC striker Timothy Weah, the son of Ballon d'Or winner George Weah, spent the second half of 2018/19 on loan at Celtic from Paris Saint-Germain, scoring four goals in 17 appearances for the Glasgow club.

• There are three Frenchmen in the Celtic squad – Christopher Jullien, Odsonne Édouard and Olivier Ntcham. Jullien played in his homeland for Auxerre (2011–13), Dijon (2015/16 loan) and Toulouse (2016–19), while Édouard began his career at Paris Saint-Germain before playing on loan at Toulouse alongside Jullien in 2016/17.

• Édouard is a France Under-21 colleague of LOSC's Jonathan Ikoné – a Matchday 1 scorer in Prague.

• Both clubs have a Greek international goalkeeper in their ranks – Orestis Karnezis (LOSC) and Vassilis Barkas (Celtic).

• Celtic's James Forrest is one game away from a century of appearances in UEFA club competition.

• LOSC's fourth participation in the UEFA Europa League group stage matches the French record jointly held by Bordeaux, Marseille and St-Étienne.

• Celtic are one of six former European Cup winners in this season's UEFA Europa League group stage, the others being Benfica (Group D), PSV Eindhoven (E), Feyenoord (K) Crvena zvezda (L) and Group H rivals Milan.


Team facts Only this chapter

LOSC Lille
Formed: 1944
Les Dogues (The Mastiffs)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2004

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 3 (2011)
French Cup: 6 (2011)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
UEFA Champions League group stage
did not take part in UEFA competition
did not take part in UEFA competition
third qualifying round
did not take part in UEFA competition
group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
did not take part in UEFA competition
UEFA Champions League group stage
UEFA Champions League group stage
round of 32

UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
3-0 four times, most recently v Gent
16/12/10, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Biggest away win
1-5: Slavia Praha v LOSC
01/10/09, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: LOSC v Wolfsburg
11/12/14, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
6-1: Bayern München v LOSC
07/11/12, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
3-0 twice, most recently v Gent (see above)

• Biggest away win
1-5: Slavia Praha v LOSC (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: LOSC v Wolfsburg (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
3-0 twice, most recently v Everton
06/11/14, group stage


Celtic FC
Nickname: The Hoops, The Bhoys

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Cup (1): 1967, (1970)
• UEFA Cup: (2003)
• European/South American Cup: (1967)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 51 (2020)
Scottish Cup: 39 (2019)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2017/18: round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
UEFA Champions League group stage
group stage (having transferred from the UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2014/15: round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2013/14: UEFA Champions League group stage
2012/13: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2011/12: group stage
2010/11: play-offs (having transferred from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)

UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
Celtic v KPV Kokkola
16/09/70, European Cup first round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-7: Waterford United v Celtic
21/10/70, European Cup second round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Celtic v Paris Saint-Germain
12/09/17, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
7-0: Barcelona v Celtic
13/09/16, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
8-1: Celtic v Sūduva
19/09/02, first round first leg
7-0: Celtic v Jeunesse Esch
24/08/00, qualifying round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-6: Cwmbran Town v Celtic
12/08/99, qualifying round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-3 three times, most recently v AC Milan
22/10/20, group stage
0-2 twice, most recently v Valencia
14/02/19, round of 32 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Neuchâtel Xamax v Celtic
22/10/91, second round first leg
4-0: Utrecht v Celtic
26/08/10, play-off second leg


Squad list Only this chapter

LOSC Lille - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
1Orestis KarnezisGRE11/07/198535 - ----6-10-
16Mike MaignanFRA03/07/199525 - 1-8-1-7-
30Lucas ChevalierFRA06/11/200118 - --------
2Zeki ÇelikTUR17/02/199723 - --81--6-
3Tiago DjalóPOR09/04/200020 - ------3-
5Sven BotmanNED12/01/200020 - 1-8-1-1-
6José FontePOR22/12/198336 - 1-8-3-11-
25Adama SoumaoroFRA18/06/199228 - 1-1-1-3-
28Reinildo MandavaMOZ21/01/199426 - 1-2-1-3-
29Domagoj BradarićCRO10/12/199920 - 1-8-1-5-
8XekaPOR10/11/199425 - 1-6-1-4-
10Jonathan IkonéFRA02/05/199822 - 11811162
11Luiz AraújoBRA02/06/199624 - 1-821-7-
12Yusuf YazıcıTUR29/01/199723 - 13711373
18Renato SanchesPOR18/08/199723 - --61--231
21Benjamin AndréFRA03/08/199030 - --8-8-13-
24Boubakary SoumaréFRA27/02/199921 - 1-6-1-7-
26Jérémy PiedFRA23/02/198931 - 1-2-8-22-
27Cheikh NiasseFRA19/01/200020 - --------
7Jonathan BambaFRA26/03/199624 - 1-833-11-
9Jonathan DavidCAN14/01/200020 - 1-8-83187
17Burak YılmazTUR15/07/198535 - 1-84915111
19Isaac LihadjiFRA10/04/200218 - --3-----
22Timothy WeahUSA22/02/200020 - 1-4-2-2-
23Fadiga OuattaraFRA18/11/200118 - --------
-Christophe GaltierFRA23/08/196654 - 1---22-42-
Celtic FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
1Vassilis BarkasGRE30/05/199426 - 2-2-1-9-3-21-
29Scott BainSCO22/11/199128 - ------2-2-7-
43Ryan MullenSCO18/05/200119 - ------------
47Liam HughesIRL19/08/200119 - ------------
65Conor HazardIRL05/03/199822 - ------------
2Christopher JullienFRA22/03/199327 - 21----5181143
3Greg TaylorSCO05/11/199722 - 212-1-9-3-91
4Shane DuffyIRL01/01/199228 - --2-1-723-5-
30Jeremie FrimpongNED10/12/200019 - 1-2-1-1112-5-
35Kristoffer AjerNOR17/04/199822 - 1-2-1-11114-342
44Hatem ElhamedISR18/03/199129 - 2-1---6-10-16-
57Stephen WelshSCO19/01/200020 - ----1-1-1-1-
93Diego LaxaltITA07/02/199327 - ----1-2-6-6-
6Nir BittonISR30/10/199128 - 1-2---3-131473
8Scott BrownSCO25/06/198535 - 2-2-1-11-3111283
12Ismaila SoroCIV07/05/199822 - ------2---4-
14David TurnbullSCO10/07/199921 - ------6-----
18Tom RogićAUS16/12/199227 - ----1-3-12-413
21Olivier NtchamFRA09/02/199624 - 2-2-1-11-132395
40Barry CoffeyIRL27/03/200119 - ------------
42Callum McGregorSCO14/06/199327 - 2-2-1-1132526711
49James ForrestSCO07/07/199129 - 2-1---722919912
51Paul KennedySCO02/03/200119 - ------------
52Ewan HendersonSCO27/03/200020 - ----------1-
59Ben WylieNIR29/06/200218 - ------------
61Ewan OtooSCO30/08/200218 - ------------
9Leigh GriffithsSCO20/08/199030 - ----1-321625314
10Albian AjetiSUI26/02/199723 - 2-1-1-854-193
11Patryk KlimalaPOL05/08/199822 - 1-1-1-1031-4-
17Ryan ChristieSCO22/02/199525 - 212-1-1031433610
19Mikey JohnstonSCO19/04/199921 - --------41133
22Odsonne ÉdouardFRA16/01/199822 - 1121--741553213
27Mohamed ElyounoussiNOR04/08/199426 - 2221111011453814
48Armstrong OkoflexIRL02/03/200218 - ------------
53Cameron HarperUSA19/11/200118 - ------------
54Adam MontgomerySCO18/07/200218 - ------------
73Owen MoffatSCO06/01/200218 - ------------
77Karamoko DembéléENG22/02/200317 - ------1-1-1-
-Neil LennonNIR25/06/197149 - 2-2-1---15-60-

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Fixtures and results Only this chapter

LOSC LilleFixtures and results
22/08/2020LeagueStade Rennais FC (H)D 1-1Bamba 40
30/08/2020LeagueStade de Reims (A)W 1-0Bamba 32
13/09/2020LeagueFC Metz (H)W 1-0Araújo 88
20/09/2020LeagueOlympique de Marseille (A)D 1-1Araújo 47
25/09/2020LeagueFC Nantes (H)W 2-0Pallois 43 (og), Burak Yılmaz 87 (P)
04/10/2020LeagueRacing Club de Strasbourg Alsace (A)W 3-0Zeki Çelik 21, Renato Sanches 53, Burak Yılmaz 68
18/10/2020LeagueRC Lens (H)W 4-0Burak Yılmaz 11, Bamba 48, Ikoné 69, Yusuf Yazıcı 79
22/10/2020UELAC Sparta Praha (A)W 4-1Yusuf Yazıcı 45+1, 60, 75, Ikoné 66
25/10/2020LeagueOGC Nice (A)D 1-1Burak Yılmaz 58
29/10/2020UELCeltic FC (H)
01/11/2020LeagueOlympique Lyonnais (H)
05/11/2020UELAC Milan (A)
08/11/2020LeagueStade Brestois 29 (A)
22/11/2020LeagueFC Lorient (H)
26/11/2020UELAC Milan (H)
29/11/2020LeagueAS Saint-Étienne (A)
03/12/2020UELAC Sparta Praha (H)
06/12/2020LeagueAS Monaco FC (H)
10/12/2020UELCeltic FC (A)
13/12/2020LeagueFC Girondins de Bordeaux (H)
16/12/2020LeagueDijon FCO (A)
20/12/2020LeagueParis Saint-Germain (H)
23/12/2020LeagueMontpellier Hérault SC (A)
06/01/2021LeagueAngers SCO (H)
10/01/2021LeagueNîmes Olympique SC (A)
20/01/2021LeagueStade de Reims (H)
24/01/2021LeagueStade Rennais FC (A)
31/01/2021LeagueDijon FCO (H)
03/02/2021LeagueFC Girondins de Bordeaux (A)
07/02/2021LeagueFC Nantes (A)
14/02/2021LeagueStade Brestois 29 (H)
21/02/2021LeagueFC Lorient (A)
28/02/2021LeagueRacing Club de Strasbourg Alsace (H)
07/03/2021LeagueOlympique de Marseille (H)
14/03/2021LeagueAS Monaco FC (A)
21/03/2021LeagueNîmes Olympique SC (H)
04/04/2021LeagueParis Saint-Germain (A)
11/04/2021LeagueFC Metz (A)
18/04/2021LeagueMontpellier Hérault SC (H)
25/04/2021LeagueOlympique Lyonnais (A)
02/05/2021LeagueOGC Nice (H)
09/05/2021LeagueRC Lens (A)
16/05/2021LeagueAS Saint-Étienne (H)
23/05/2021LeagueAngers SCO (A)
1Paris Saint-Germain860220318
2LOSC Lille853014318
3Stade Rennais FC8431161015
4Olympique de Marseille843111815
5OGC Nice8422111014
6Olympique Lyonnais834114813
7RC Lens7412101013
8Angers SCO8413101613
9FC Girondins de Bordeaux83329512
10FC Metz83239711
11Montpellier Hérault SC8323131311
12AS Monaco FC8323111311
13AS Saint-Étienne831491210
14Stade Brestois 29830511189
15FC Nantes 72239108
16Nîmes Olympique SC82249138
17FC Lorient821512157
18Racing Club de Strasbourg Alsace82069166
19Stade de Reims812510135
20Dijon FCO80264182
Celtic FCFixtures and results
02/08/2020LeagueHamilton Academical FC (H)W 5-1Édouard 20, 49, 53, Frimpong 31, Klimala 90
09/08/2020LeagueKilmarnock FC (A)D 1-1Christie 11
18/08/2020UCLKR Reykjavík (H)W 6-0Elyounoussi 6, 90+1, A. Adalsteinsson 17 (og), Jullien 31, Taylor 46, Édouard 72
22/08/2020LeagueDundee United FC (A)W 1-0Al. Ajeti 83
26/08/2020UCLFerencvárosi TC (H)L 1-2Christie 53
30/08/2020LeagueMotherwell FC (H)W 3-0Forrest 40, Al. Ajeti 74, Jullien 90+2
12/09/2020LeagueRoss County FC (A)W 5-0Édouard 4 (P), Al. Ajeti 20, Duffy 59, Ajer 64, Klimala 75
16/09/2020LeagueSaint Mirren FC (A)W 2-1Duffy 21, Forrest 36
19/09/2020LeagueLivingston FC (H)W 3-2C. McGregor 20, Christie 23, Al. Ajeti 52
24/09/2020UELRiga FC (A)W 1-0Elyounoussi 90
27/09/2020LeagueHibernian FC (H)W 3-0C. McGregor 7, Al. Ajeti 35, Elyounoussi 79
01/10/2020UELFK Sarajevo (A)W 1-0Édouard 70
04/10/2020LeagueSt Johnstone FC (A)W 2-0Griffiths 90, Klimala 90+3
17/10/2020LeagueRangers FC (H)L 0-2
22/10/2020UELAC Milan (H)L 1-3Elyounoussi 76
25/10/2020LeagueAberdeen FC (A)D 3-3C. McGregor 52, Griffiths 76, Christie 78 (P)
29/10/2020UELLOSC Lille (A)
05/11/2020UELAC Sparta Praha (H)
08/11/2020LeagueMotherwell FC (A)
21/11/2020LeagueHibernian FC (A)
26/11/2020UELAC Sparta Praha (A)
03/12/2020UELAC Milan (A)
06/12/2020LeagueSt Johnstone FC (H)
10/12/2020UELLOSC Lille (H)
13/12/2020LeagueKilmarnock FC (H)
20/12/2020LeagueLivingston FC (A)
23/12/2020LeagueRoss County FC (H)
26/12/2020LeagueHamilton Academical FC (A)
30/12/2020LeagueDundee United FC (H)
02/01/2021LeagueRangers FC (A)
09/01/2021LeagueHibernian FC (H)
16/01/2021LeagueLivingston FC (H)
23/01/2021LeagueSaint Mirren FC (A)
27/01/2021LeagueHamilton Academical FC (H)
03/02/2021LeagueKilmarnock FC (A)
06/02/2021LeagueMotherwell FC (H)
13/02/2021LeagueSt Johnstone FC (A)
27/02/2021LeagueAberdeen FC (H)
06/03/2021LeagueDundee United FC (A)
20/03/2021LeagueRangers FC (H)
03/04/2021LeagueRoss County FC (A)
1Rangers FC12102028332
2Celtic FC11821281026
3Hibernian FC12732171024
4Aberdeen FC11722171123
5Kilmarnock FC11425151314
6Dundee United FC1234581613
7Ross County FC1233672012
8Motherwell FC10325111311
9Livingston FC12327132011
10St Johnstone FC1232791611
11Saint Mirren FC102176157
12Hamilton Academical FC1121813257

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Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

LOSC Lille

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Group H - Group Standings
    AC Milan1100313
    LOSC Lille1100413
    AC Sparta Praha1001140
    Celtic FC1001130
    Matchday 1 (22/10/2020)
    AC Sparta Praha 1-4 LOSC Lille
    0-1 Yusuf Yazıcı 45+1, 1-1 Dočkal 47, 1-2 Yusuf Yazıcı 60, 1-3 Ikoné 66, 1-4 Yusuf Yazıcı 75
    Maignan, Botman (78 Soumaoro), Fonte, Bamba (78 Araújo), Xeka, David (63 Burak Yılmaz), Ikoné, Yusuf Yazıcı (80 Weah), Soumaré, Pied, Bradarić (63 Mandava)
  • Matchday 2 (29/10/2020)
    LOSC Lille-Celtic FC
  • Matchday 3 (05/11/2020)
    AC Milan-LOSC Lille
  • Matchday 4 (26/11/2020)
    LOSC Lille-AC Milan
  • Matchday 5 (03/12/2020)
    LOSC Lille-AC Sparta Praha
  • Matchday 6 (10/12/2020)
    Celtic FC-LOSC Lille

Celtic FC

  • UEFA Champions League - First qualifying round
    Celtic FC 6-0 KR Reykjavík
    1-0 Elyounoussi 6, 2-0 A. Adalsteinsson 17 (og) , 3-0 Jullien 31, 4-0 Taylor 46, 5-0 Édouard 72, 6-0 Elyounoussi 90+1
    Barkas, Jullien, Taylor, Bitton, Brown (63 Ntcham), Christie (72 Klimala), Édouard (72 Al. Ajeti), Elyounoussi, C. McGregor, Elhamed, Forrest
  • Second qualifying round
    Celtic FC 1-2 Ferencvárosi TC
    0-1 Sigér 7, 1-1 Christie 53, 1-2 Tokmac Nguen 75
    Barkas, Jullien, Taylor, Brown, Christie, Ntcham, Elyounoussi, Ajer, C. McGregor, Elhamed (78 Frimpong), Forrest (78 Al. Ajeti)
  • UEFA Europa League - Third qualifying round
    Riga FC 0-1 Celtic FC
    0-1 Elyounoussi 90
    Barkas, Taylor, Duffy, Bitton, Brown, Christie, Ntcham (72 Al. Ajeti), Édouard (82 Elyounoussi), Ajer, C. McGregor, Forrest (35 Frimpong)
  • Play-off
    FK Sarajevo 0-1 Celtic FC
    0-1 Édouard 70
    Barkas, Taylor, Duffy, Bitton (11 Elhamed), Brown, Christie (86 Ntcham), Édouard (78 Klimala), Elyounoussi, Frimpong, Ajer, C. McGregor
  • Group stage
    Matchday 1 (22/10/2020)
    Celtic FC 1-3 AC Milan
    0-1 Krunić 14, 0-2 Brahim Díaz 42, 1-2 Elyounoussi 76, 1-3 Hauge 90+2
    Barkas, Duffy, Brown (64 Rogić), Griffiths (46 Christie), Al. Ajeti (77 Klimala), Ntcham, Frimpong, Ajer, C. McGregor, Welsh (46 Elyounoussi), Laxalt (77 Taylor)
  • Matchday 2 (29/10/2020)
    LOSC Lille-Celtic FC
  • Matchday 3 (05/11/2020)
    Celtic FC-AC Sparta Praha
  • Matchday 4 (26/11/2020)
    AC Sparta Praha-Celtic FC
  • Matchday 5 (03/12/2020)
    AC Milan-Celtic FC
  • Matchday 6 (10/12/2020)
    Celtic FC-LOSC Lille

Last updated 27/10/2020 13:56CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAleksandar Stavrev (MKD)
  • Assistant refereesDejan Kostadinov (MKD) , Thorsten Schiffner (GER)
  • Fourth officialDimitar Meckarovski (MKD)
  • UEFA DelegateRadenko Mijatovic (SVN)
  • UEFA Referee observerJens Larsen (DEN)


NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Aleksandar Stavrev30/03/19774988

Aleksandar Stavrev

Referee since: 1996
First division: 2002
FIFA badge: 2006

Tournaments: 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2008 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, 2006 UEFA European Under-17 Championship


UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
25/08/2011UELPORangers FCNK Maribor1-1Glasgow
27/02/2014UELR32Olympique LyonnaisFC Chornomorets Odesa1-0Lyon
23/10/2014UELGSFC Dinamo MinskEA Guingamp0-0Borisov
22/10/2015UELGSFC Girondins de BordeauxFC Sion0-1Bordeaux

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
25/09/2006U17QRFranceLithuania4-2Otopeni - Bucharest
25/08/2011UELPORangers FCNK Maribor1-1Glasgow
05/12/2012UCLGSLOSC LilleValencia CF0-1Villeneuve d'Ascq
27/02/2014UELR32Olympique LyonnaisFC Chornomorets Odesa1-0Lyon
23/10/2014UELGSFC Dinamo MinskEA Guingamp0-0Borisov
22/10/2015UELGSFC Girondins de BordeauxFC Sion0-1Bordeaux

Last updated 28/10/2020 08:57CET



Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited


  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
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