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Celtic aim to advance in Champions League qualifier in 2nd leg against Linfield


Celtic aim to finish the job against Linfield and advance to the next round of the Champions League qualifiers as the pair meets at Celtic Park in the second leg of their match.

The Scottish champions defeated the Northern Ireland club 2-0 in the opening leg at Windsor Park in Belfast and can go to the third round with another win at their home park.

A Mark Hughley own goal in the 17th minute opened the scoring in that match, and Tom Rogic sealed the win with a strike five minutes later.

Celtic might have lost their last game, a 1-4 friendly loss to Lyon, but only because most of their regulars were rested for the second leg.

Nextbet favours Celtic in the betting, with a Celtic win against a -3.0 handicap in regular time priced at 1.64, and a +3.0 handicap for Linfield offered at 2.25.

Celtic, excluding the friendly loss to Lyon, have scored 13 goals in their last five home games for an average of 2.6 goals scored per match.

In Nextbet, a score over 4 goals after regular time pays 1.97, while a score under 4 pays 1.85.

For the best odds in the Champions League qualifiers, go to Nextbet!