SC Freiburg
Bayer Leverkusen
11:30 AM UTC
Game Details

UCL - Celtic rally after first-leg loss to see off Lincoln Red Imps

Celtic put part-time Lincoln Red Imps in their place with a 3-0 Parkhead win that set up a Champions League third-round qualifying meeting with Astana.

The Hoops had been embarrassed by a 1-0 defeat in last week's first leg in Gibraltar, in what was new boss Brendan Rodgers' first competitive game.

However, Celtic burst out of the traps eager to get revenge and three first-half goals from defender Mikael Lustig, striker Leigh Griffiths and winger Patrick Roberts had the tie finished before the...


FC Copenhagen control Crusaders in Champions League qualifying

Danish champions FC Copenhagen cruised to a 3-0 win over Northern Ireland side Crusaders in the first leg of their Champions League second qualifying round on Wednesday.

Federico Santander's header opened the scoring in the 19th minute before a diving header from Andreas Cornelius made it 2-0 five minutes before the break.

Rasmus Falk scored from distance early in the second half to complete a comfortable win for Copenhagen ahead of their home leg.

Also on Wednesday, Norway's Rosenborg opened a...

 By Chris Wright

Norrkoping captain Johansson issues formal apology for dreadful dive

Norrkoping captain Andreas Johansson says he is "very ashamed" of himself after damning footage of his dreadful playacting in the Swedish top flight went viral earlier in the week.

As previously featured on Toe Poke, Johansson attempted to con the referee during Norrkoping's recent tie against AIK by nudging his nose against striker Mohamed Bangura's outstretched arm and then flopping to the floor in mock agony. It truly was pitiful.

Bangura, for the record, took a split second to realise what was...