Scottish champions Celtic will resume their European duties when they host Zenit St Petersburg at Celtic Park on Thursday in the first leg of their last-32 tie in Europa League.
The Celts have arrived here after finishing in the third spot in their Champions League group. Brendan Rodgers’ side never really challenged Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich in the group stage, and they finished ahead of Anderlecht on goal difference.
The Hoops are doing well in the domestic league and currently enjoy an eight-point lead at the table Their unbeaten record is over, but they look on course to claim another league title this season.
Zenit come into this round after topping their Europa League group. They were unbeaten in their group, and they finished with 16 points in 6 games.
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