Celtic not finished yet - bookies
The bookies are refusing to write off Celtic's hopes of reaching the Champions League group stage despite the Hoops losing the first leg of their play-off 2-0 on Tuesday.
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Neil Lennon's men will need to wipe out a two-goal deficit next Wednesday after Kazakh champions Shakhter Karagandy claimed a significant advantage.
Although history suggests it is very difficult to qualify having lost the first leg by two goals without scoring an away goal, Celtic are offered at 5/6 to qualify for the group stage.
Both Ladbrokes and Scottish-based firm McBookie go 5/6 each of two ahead of the return game at Parkhead.
Celtic had been hot favourites to come through the tie at kick-off - McBookie were offering 1/5.
Their spokesman Paul Petrie said: "The tie could not be more closely balanced in terms of our odds and it is a toss of a coin who goes through.
"But should Celtic fail to qualify then the decision not to sign a replacement striker (for Gary Hooper) will look a poor one and raise questions of the manager and the board."
Coral are prepared to offer evens, wary of the problem of not having an away goal in the bank.
Their Tim Reynolds said: "Celtic should prove too strong for Shakhter Karagandy on home soil, but as the Viktor Kumykov's team demonstrated this evening, they can't be underestimated.
"If Karagandy can score in Glasgow next week, Neil Lennon's side could easily find themselves exiting the Champions League and dropping down to the Europa League."
The Stratford-based firm go 1/4 about Celtic winning the home leg.