Leipzig are a good bet to do the double over Celtic
Celtic must win for any real chance of qualification
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Brendan Rodgers’ side are far more dangerous at Celtic Park, winning ten of their last 11 home games, and should be in confident mood after recording consecutive 5-0 wins.
However, while the Bhoys are improving those heavy wins came against rock-bottom Dundee and injury-ravaged Hearts – and a fully fit and firing Leipzig outfit are an entirely different proposition.
The visitors are fourth in Germany following impressive wins at highflying Bundesliga pair Hoffenheim and Hertha, and their sole defeat this term came at red-hot Dortmund.
Celtic must win for any real chance of qualification, but as the hosts press on they may be caught out by clinical Leipzig.
Leipzig & over 2.5 goals
2pts 15-8 general
James Forrest returns from suspension but Scott Brown (calf), Eboue Kouassi and Leigh Griffiths (both knee) miss out.
Timo Werner and Yussuf Poulsen are both ruled out.
Leipzig’s last seven away victories have all featured three or more goals.
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