The Scottish side sitting in third place in Group G and four points behind Real Betis, which makes it impossible for them to secure a place in the qualifying round even if they beat their Spanish rivals – they are aiming for Europa Conference League Regardless of the outcome.
Although it was a meaningless match, Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou considered it a valuable match, saying: “European nights have always been special for this club.
“For me as a manager, it’s great that we’re going to get meaningful minutes because, as we saw at the weekend, they’re a top team. You need to be exposed to that football so that they are ready for the challenges ahead.”
But who is playing in the match and how can fans keep track? Here’s all you need to know.
The match will begin at 8pm, Thursday, December 9 at Celtic Park.
How can I watch?
The fixture will be available to watch on BT Sport 3 with coverage starting at 7.45pm. Subscribers will also be able to stream the game on BT’s website and app.
Hosts Celtic have a suspended Cameron Carter-Vickers player and so Stephen Welsh is likely to start from the start.
While for Real Betis, Nabil Fekir returned from suspension but Martin Montoya, Victor Camarasa and Claudio Bravo are all suspected due to injury.
Celtic: Hart; Ralston, Starfelt, Welsh, Montgomery; McCarthy, McGregor; Forrest, Turnbull, Abada; Ajeti
Real Betis: Silva; Bellerin, Pezzella, Ruiz, Miranda; Akouokou, Guardado; Lainez, Fekir, Tello; Iglesias
Celtic – 9/5
Draw – 11/4
Real Betis – 27/20
It will be a close battle between the sides with Real Betis having secured their place in the next round and unable to let Celtic pass. The Scottish team will play for pride but with nothing to gain, this match could be a match only for loyal fans to watch. Celtic 1-1 Real Betis.
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