Bodo Glimt 2 Celtic 0 LIVE reaction as Hoops hammered 5-1 on aggregate to crash out

Celtic crashed out of Europe after a disappointing 2-0 defeat in Norway.

Bodo were excellent as they scored early in the first half before frustrating Ange Postecoglou’s side with some resolute defending and organization. Then securing a second with 20 minutes to play to all but seal the tie.

Postecoglou made six changes for this second leg tie and opted to wait until half-time before bringing on Captain Callum McGregor.

His influence resulted in an upturn in intensity from Celtic but in the end clinical finishing was lacking.

Bodo triumphs 5-1 winners over the two legs and progresses to reach the last 16 of the Europa Conference League.

The Norwegian champions skelped the Special One and his Roma team 6-1 here earlier in the season so the aggregate result may look a harsh reality for Celtic but if wasn’t for goalkeeper Joe Hart it could’ve been more.

Celtic now turn their attention to a trip to Easter Road to face Hibernian on Sunday lunch time as they look to keep hold of their three point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership table.

Bodo: Smits, Sampsted, Moe, Hoibraten, Wembamgomo, Vetlesen, Hagen, Saltnes, Solbakken, Epsejord, Pellegrino

Subs: Andersen, Sery Larsen, Boniface, Konradsen, Kongsgro, Selvag Nordas, Kvile, Mugisha, Koomson

Celtic: Hart, Welsh, Ralston, Starfelt, Bitton, Scales, O’Riley, Rogic, Forrest, Maeda, Giakoumakis

Subs: Bain, Oluwayemi, Jullien, Taylor, Abada, McCarthy, Jota, Carter-Vickers, Hatate, McGregor, Juranovic

Fancy £30 in FREE BETS? Simply register with Grosvenor Sport, place a £10 wager on this evening’s huge Europa Conference League clash in the Arctic Circle and you will be credited with £30*!

Need some advice on what to back? Check out our big match betting preview.

*18+, new UK customers only, T&Cs apply


Leave a Comment