Celtic manager Neil Lennon is targeting a morale-boosting victory over Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday.Juve all but sealed progression to the quarter-finals in the first leg, ruthlessly consigning the Scottish side to a 3-0 defeat at Parkhead.
Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio is targeting a Champions League and Serie A double this season.A 3-0 win over Celtic in the first leg of Juve's last 16 European tie has seen them put one foot in the quarter-finals.
Kris Commons has criticised the performance of Efe Ambrose following Celtic's 3-0 defeat to Juventus in the Champions League.After winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria, Ambrose only arrived back in Scotland from South Africa on Tuesday morning (local time), but was included in the starting line-up after insisting he was fit enough to play.
Arturo Vidal says Juventus' 3-0 Champions League win over Celtic on Tuesday was not as easy as the scoreline might suggest.Goals from Alessandro Matri, Claudio Marchisio and Mirko Vucinic helped the Serie A champions to victory in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie, but Vidal made it clear that they were pushed to their limit.
Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio was delighted with his side's emphatic 3-0 victory over Celtic in the Champions League.Marchisio, who notched the second goal of the evening, told reporters he is confident his side has all but secured their spot for the quarter-finals.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has criticised referee Andiano Undiano Mallenco in the aftermath of his side's 3-0 defeat to Juventus.Celtic's hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League suffered an early blow as defender Efe Ambrose, who featured despite having played in the Africa Cup of Nations final for Nigeria just two days before, was caught under a long ball and allowed Alessandro Matri in to score after just three minutes.
Celtic legend John Hartson said a win over Juventus in the Champions League would see Neil Lennon hunted by the Premier League's top sides.
Victor Wanyama wants Celtic to draw on their victory over Barcelona when they tackle Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday.The Kenyan midfielder is likely to feature in the Celtic starting line-up when they welcome the reigning Serie A champions to Parkhead in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Kris Commons could not resist a jibe at Rangers' expense after learning Juventus would training at the facilities of Celtic's fierce rivals.Rangers have invited Antonio Conte's men to train at Murray Park in the build-up their Champions League round-of-16 clash with Celtic at Parkhead on Tuesday.
Celtic will be the underdogs when they host Juventus in the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday, but that will not faze Neil Lennon's men.Although the decline in the quality of Scottish football has been marked in recent years, Celtic and their Old Firm rivals Rangers have both enjoyed some success on the continental stage in the last decade.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon says Efe Ambrose is unlikely to start in the Champions League round of 16 against Juventus on Tuesday.Ambrose is expected to start for Nigeria when they take on Burkina Faso in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday and then faces a long flight back to Scotland.
Andrea Pirlo says Juventus will have no fear when they visit Celtic next week.Antonio Conte's side face Celtic in the first leg of their Champions League tie at Parkhead, but the Italian midfielder believes the ground's famous atmosphere will not intimidate Juve's experienced players.
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|21-02||Marchisio targets double glory|
|13-02||Commons slams woeful Ambrose|
|13-02||Vidal satisfied after tough night|
|13-02||Conte, Marchisio delighted with Juve win|
|13-02||Lennon blasts referee after Celtic loss|
|12-02||Lennon fit for Premier League, says Hartson|
|11-02||Wanyama dreams of more heroics|
|11-02||Commons mocks Juve´s training arrangements|
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|10-02||Lennon unsure of Ambrose availability|
|06-02||Pirlo: Celtic fans will not intimidate Juve|