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Balotelli's Nice Miss Out On UCL Spot, Celtic Progress

UEFA Champions League Qualifying Wrap 22 August 2017

By SL International - Aug 22, 2017 10:45 PM

Nice 0-2 Napoli (Napoli won 4-0 on aggregate)

Napoli booked their spot in the UEFA Champions League group stages, after defeating Nice 2-0 in the second leg.

After winning 2-0 in the first leg, goals from Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insinge secured the win in the second leg on Tuesday evening.

Astana 4-3 Celtic (Celtic won 8-4 on aggregate)

Celtic survived a scare to progress to the group stages, after losing 4-3 in the second leg.

The Scottish giants won 5-0 in the first leg, but were left stunned when they fell 4-1 down after 69 minutes in the second leg.

However, goals from Olivier Ntcham and Leigh Griffiths ensured Celtic advanced.

Rejika 0-1 Olympiakos (Olympiakos won 3-1 on aggregate)

Olympiakos advanced to the group stages after claiming a 1-0 in the second leg to win the 3-1 on aggregate. Marko Marin scored the game's only goal on Tuesday evening.
Sevilla 2-2 Instanbul  Basak
Sevilla secured their spot in the competition after their 2-2 draw in the second leg saw them win the tie 3-2 on aggregate. 
Maribor 1-0 Hapoel Sheeva (2-2 on aggragte - Maribor advance on the away goals)
Maribor's name will be among the teams for the group stage draw, after they recorded a 1-0 win over Hapoel Sheeva in the second leg. Mitja Viler scored the important goal to send the Slovenian team through.


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thasbu@143 Aug 23, 2017 03:51 PM
Well Mario, needs to start playing to his talent... perhaps we could see a differen nice
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Eugene1986 Aug 23, 2017 08:26 AM
Wow... Moribor is back in the big time since last appearing in early 2000's
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MR E Aug 23, 2017 04:42 AM
Good luck teams

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