Celtic made their way into the second round of the Champions League qualifiers with a comfortable victory over KR Reykjavik By Roddy Forsyth, Scottish Football Correspondent, at Celtic … FT: Celtic v KR Reykjavik (19:45) "There are lots of positives to take from it," Celtic manager Neil Lennon tells BBC Sportsound. Subs (unused): Sigurjónsson (g), Bernhardsson, Bjarnason, Geirsson UEFA will conduct the draw for the second qualifying round on Monday, with those matches scheduled to be played on August 25 or 26. A good shift from the Celtic skipper, though not the most difficult of his career. After being dropped for two big wins and with others impressing, he faces a battle to get back into United's more balanced midfield, 'If I'm Timo Werner, I'd be like: "Please play Maguire! Ntcham takes it fully 50 yards and feeds Forrest, but the winger is called offside before he can set up Klimala for a tap-in. 5 Celtic positives as Neil Lennon's belief in under-fire side remains unshakeable. 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Manchester United vs Chelsea, Premier League: What time is kick-off today, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction? We’re in stoppage time here but there’s still time for a sixth. Reykjavik with another chance but Barkas is off his line well to smother it. KR Reykjavik scored 2.2 goals and conceded 1.0 in average. We thought we might see some changes soon, and it looks like Olivier Ntcham is getting ready to come on. got 4 Win 3 Lose 3 Draw in last 10 games, The Ibrox boss has a job on his hands maintaining continuity but also giving players a rest every now and then. The tempo largely went out of the game after that but there was still time for Elyounoussi to bag a brace, the Norwegian turning it home after a pinpoint pass from substitute Olivier Ntcham. He’s got a goal here though and has looked dangerous all night. KR Reykjavik got 0 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses in the past 0 games. 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Celtic will play at home to Icelandic club KR Reykjavik in the first round of Champions League qualifying. Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City are among the clubs who ALMOST managed to lure Lionel Messi away from Barcelona... and even RANGERS came close to landing the superstar in 2004! Ryan Christie makes way too as Ajeti and Patryk Klimala both come on. Edouard makes it 5-0. From the start, though, Celtic looked a league ahead of their toiling adversaries and within 40 seconds Elyounoussi had forced the first corner kick. Surprisingly Edouard hadn't managed to make it onto the scoresheet, but he did so in emphatic fashion. Asian handicap home win rate is 40%. Dons can draw level with the champions with a win at Pittodrie. Piers Morgan joins Rangers praise as world's media react to stunning Kemar Roofe strike. free soccer predictions and daily football betting tips from our expert tipsters The Scottish champions will now meet Djurgardens or Ferencvaros in the next stage and, while they cannot expect such dominance to be repeated, they will have home advantage in another single-legged tie and can proceed with justified confidence. There’s no question about Greg Taylor’s defensive prowess, but his attacking output for Celtic has been questioned. Celtic break out quickly and Klimala is one-on-one with the centre-back. Celtic (4-2-3-1): Barkas; Elhamed, Jullien, Bitton, Taylor; Brown (Ntcham 62), McGregor; Forrest, Christie (Ajeti 72), Elyounoussi; Edouard (Klimala 72) Subs (unused): Bain (g), Rogic, Frimpong, Ajer This won’t tell Neil Lennon a great deal about his team and their European prospects this season, but he won’t be complaining about a six goal showing! Geoff Ellis is in advanced talks with an eastern European country to stage an event for 1000 gig-goers. When the match starts, you will be able to follow Fjölnir Reykjavík v KR Reykjavík live score , standings, minute by minute updated live results and match statistics. Steven Gerrard is also monitoring a few other bumps and bruises after the 2-0 win over Standard Liege. The Daily Record went behind the scenes of a protest against Ineos. As we approach the hour, could he be getting ready to shake things up? Please review our, You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Celtic's only previous meeting with KR Reykjavik came in a Champions League qualifying tie in the 2014-15 season when they progressed 5-0 on aggregate. Celtic KR Reykjavík live score (and video online live stream*) starts on 18 Aug 2020 at 18:45 UTC time in UEFA Champions League, Qualification - Europe. Celtic 5 Kr Reykjavik 0 72. You’d image that will see a switch to 3-5-2 with Forrest dropping to wing-back and Elhamed moving into the middle. The Celtic corner is cleared and Reykjavik get a rare chance to break. Tom Rogic was Celtic's magic man without a wand but he's key to solving Neil Lennon's big issue - Chris Sutton. 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Celtic had not finished toying with their prey, however, and Elyounoussi clipped home his second of the night as the tie moved into injury time. Mum wants to change six-month-old twins names after 'awkward reactions'.