The yellow away kit is reminiscent of the one made famous during the Seville run.
The opening goal was scored by a striker described by Chris Sutton as the best since Henrik Larsson.
The Odsonne Edouard finish was the first European knockout goal Celtic have scored away from home since the aforementioned Swede scored against Boavista during those heady days of 2003.
By half-time, and with a single-goal lead flattering the home side, the more optimistic (or over-excited) Celtic fans were wondering if we looked like the type of side who could replicate the run made famous by The Bhoys From Seville…Listen to the latest episode of the award-winning A Celtic State of Mind with ACE CITY RACERS
Then Copenhagen responded, equalised, substituted well, and won a penalty when Celtic’s first VAR decision correctly went against them.
Fraser Forster was again the talisman, just as he was in the League Cup final and at home to Lazio, as he pulled off another remarkable stop to send the 4,000 travelling Hoops’ fans home still believing that the 1-1 draw will be enough to take back to Glasgow.
Had Edouard scored one of two guilt-edged chances within the first four minutes of the match this evening, progress into the last 16 would have been within touching distance.
Paul John Dykes
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⭐️ Man of the Match
🇩🇰 Copenhagen 1 Celtic 1
1️⃣ Christopher Jullien
2️⃣ Odsonne Edouard
3️⃣ Jonny Hayes