Spartak set to expose Celtic's shortcomings

Celtic v Spartak Moscow
 
The pressure’s on Celtic – there isn’t an ounce of pressure on Spartak Moscow. This is exactly the kind of scenario where shocks occur.

Spartak clearly haven’t had a great Champions League but away from home they pop the ball around a treat and they were far superior to Celtic in the home leg.

Results have gone Celtic’s way because they aren’t a great team. They’ve managed to ride their luck into the final round of games but surely that good fortune has to run out eventually. Spartak are a great price.
 
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