Celtic 2 - 1 Ajax

Match info: Champions League - Group H at Celtic Park

Date: 22/10/2013 KO: 19:45 Ref: I Bebek Att: 55,000

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers

Celtic

James Forrest 45 (pen)
Beram Kayal 54

2
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Ajax

Lasse Schone 90+4

FT (ht: 1-0)

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  • The result takes Celtic up to 3rd in Group H.

  • Celtic get their first win of this seasons Champions League with goals from Forrest and Kayal but did well to hang on after Biton was sent off and a late strike from Schone.

    90
  • GOAL! Schone - Ajax desperately look to pull a goal back and after a long period of possession the ball is played into Schone on the edge of the are who curls a beautiful shot past the motionless Forster.

    90+4
  • Forrest breaks down field as Celtic counter attack but his deep cross is cut out by Cillessen.

    90+2
  • Balde comes on for Pukke.

    90+1
  • Schone hits a wicked swerving shot from distance but Forster gets down to deny the midfielder.

    89
  • Biton is sent off for a late tackle on Serero.

    87
  • Blind takes a shot at goal from 25 yards out but Forster dives well to his right to deny the defender.

    85
  • De Sa tries to get past Izaguirre on the outside but his cross rolls to van Dijk who clears the ball up field.

    83
  • Forrest concedes a free kick for a foul on Bollesen but the cross is poor and is easily cleared by Ledley.

    81
  • Serero has a great chance to get a goal back for Ajax after he goes unchallenged into the area but he scoops his shot over the bar.

    79
  • Free kick is taken by De Jong after Ledley fouls Sigthorsson just outside the box, but the shot is hit against the wall.

    78
  • Lustig makes way for Biton.

    76
  • Van Rhijn tries to put in a deep cross but the ball runs away harmlessly for a goal kick to Celtic.

    74
  • Fischer is replaced by De Sa for Ajax.

    72
  • Ledley takes the place of goalscorer Kayal.

    70
  • Forrest makes a driving run towards the penalty area but the ball is taken from him and kicked out of play for a corner by Bollesen.

    69
  • Bollesen comes on for Poulsen.

    68
  • Kayal turns Serero inside out with a great piece of trickery the midfielder then powers a shot at goal but the keeper gets down well to make the save.

    66
  • Forrest returns to the action after receiving some treatment following a challenge on him in the Ajax penalty area.

    64

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