Shakhter Karagandy vs Celtic – Will the hosts to produce surprise?

In this afternoon starting at 18:00 Shakhter Karagandy of will receive a visit from Scottish Celtic Glasgow in the first round of the playoffs the UEFA Champions League.

Shakhter Karagandy

– Was qualified for this stage of the competition after they eliminated Bate Borisov and Skenderbeu Korce
– Won the championship last season in Kazakhstan but now is only the third
– Has no star in the squad, being the surprise that came up in this phase of the competition
– Coach has spared half of the last game of the championship holding in anticipation of this meeting


– Passed the first preliminary rounds of Cliftonville and Elfsborg
– Coach was complained that his players are tired after having traveled seven hours by plane
– It is expected that most of the injured players to recover until the starting whistle of the match
– James Forrest said holder despite an ankle injury
– Celtic will most likely start with the band: Forster – Matthews, Lustig, Ambrose, Izaguirre – Brown, Ledley – Forrest, Commons, Samaras – Stokes