Celtic and Cluj measure forces in Celtic Park, in a second leg of this phase of the UEFA Champions League (3rd Qualifying Round), after a tie for (1‑1) in the first leg.
The home team comes to this second leg in advantage, after the draw away by (1‑1) in the first leg, so a draw may be enough to get the qualification. In the last match he played, for the Premier League, he won Motherwell out by (2-5). In their last 10 home games Celtic records 7 wins and 3 draws.
For this competition, he does not lose 5 games ago. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 games for this competition. In the last 20 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 3 of his 8 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).
Indeed, Celtic wanted to have won in the first leg, but that did not happen and the 1-1 draw ended up prevailing. Of course, it is not a big problem, because it still has a minimal advantage and does not want to waste it. Now he has victories and a 0-0 draw in his favor, but he will play in front of his fans and intends to win the game. That said, we can expect the team to prevail from the beginning, to open the scoreboard as soon as possible and control the rest of the duel. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
The away team comes to this second leg at a disadvantage, because despite the draw in the first leg they suffered 1 goal at home. In the last match he played, for League I, he won the Hermannstadt at home by (3‑0). In its last 10 away games the Cluj records 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 4 of the last 5 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition. In 11 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times, but got the comeback in 2.
The Cluj was already aware of the difficulty of playing this phase of the competition and not having won at home left him in a situation that is not good. This means that you will have to win outside your domains or draw 2-2 if you want the qualification. Your mission is really complicated, but as you are, you will not give up, so you will use all your strength in the duel. It is important to correct the errors and show more efficiency within the four lines, as this increases the probability of getting a surprise. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.