Europe: Champions League - group stage
Match start: 20:45 (GMT+1)
At the finish of a group stage of the Champions League two pairs of extremely motivated opponents are meeting. The champions of Germany and Belgium during the meetings with PSG and Anderlecht in order to gain the gaming advantage over their opponents will be pleased only with the victory with a goal difference in 4 goals. In any other outcome the winner of the group will become the team of Unai Emery and the 3rd Europa League’s position will be taken by the Celts:
PSG – 15, Bayern – 12, Celtic – 3, Anderlecht – 0;
Celtic Scotland (the head coach Brendan Rodgers)
According to the initial opinion of experts two bright favorites of this group were Bayern and PSG when the champions of Scotland and Belgium were proposed to take the role of the challengers for the 3rd place to the Europa League.
During the last 5 rounds the team of Brendan Rodgers had lost two matches to the top opponents. But during the meeting in Brussels against Anderlecht the Celts have gained the away victory (0:3).
Anderlecht Belgium (the head coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck)
Now Celtic is ahead of its only opponent with 3 points and similar to PSG during the parallel meeting against Bayern Celts also have advantage according to great winning result of the first meeting. It is clear that the hosts of Celtic Park are facing practically impossible task – to win over the team of Brendan Rodgers with a goal difference in 4 points.
Is the grandee of the Belgian football able to cope with this task? We won’t get a positive answer to this question. Of course, the modern sport in general and football in particular are facing really wonderful miracles it is impossible to imagine the home fiasco of the Celts. Here the most actual will be the Total on scored goals.
Celtic – 1.80, draw – 3.80, Anderlecht –4.00;
Total Over 2.5 - odds 1.62 Betfair