APOEL almost claimed a Champions League play-off upset against Ajax after the Dutch side had a man sent off....
Celtic boss Neil Lennon refused to look for excuses after his side lost to CFR Cluj in Champions League qualifying.
Ajax reached the Champions League playoffs on Tuesday after seeing off PAOK Thessaloniki 3-2 in a tense encounter in Amsterdam that saw last year's semi-finalists through 5-3 on aggregate.
Donny van de Beek is one of Real Madrid's transfer targets, but he is still in top form for Ajax. In the last game he played, he let the ball go in between his legs to allow Ziyech fire home. A great assist which does not count officially as one.
Celtic will meet Slavia Prague if they reach the Champions League play-offs, Ajax perhaps have an easier draw, and Porto face a big test.
Leigh Griffiths marked his return to the Celtic starting XI with a his first goal of 2019 on Wednesday, leaving the striker emotional.
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