On the occasion of the first leg of the third qualifying round for the next Champions League, Cluj hosts Celtic. Both teams want to win to better tackle the second leg.
CFR Cluj vs Celtic Football betting Tips
Cluj won his second Romanian championship title at the end of last season, which allowed him to get his ticket for the first round of these qualifications. The club first eliminated Astana thanks to their victory in the second leg (3-1) and then qualified in the second round at the expense of Maccabi Tel-Aviv (3-2 in both games). In the league, Cluj started his 2019-2020 season with 1 draw and 3 wins.
For its part, Celtic quietly manages his qualifications without really force. The Scots have won all their matches in their double against Sarajevo (1-3 and 2-1) and Kajlu (5-0 and 0-2). The capital’s players resume their championship on Saturday against Saint-Johnstone.
The staff for CFR Cluj vs Celtic
In Cluj, the top scorer of the last season George Tucudean remained at the club. It is also uncertain for this game but he should play. Holder previous seasons, the Argentinean Culio is out of the game. There is also midfielder Djokovic and former Ligue 1 players Yacouba Sylla and Bilel Omrani. The latter remains on 5 goals in his last 5 games.
For Celtic, French striker Odsonne Edouard is expected to take center-back position, with Christie and Morgan on the sides. Entered on the first leg, the international hope N’tcham could find a place holder. For this trip, the executives Tierney, Rogic and Kouassi are forfeited, just like Hendry and Arzani. Potential defender Hatem Elhamed is uncertain.
Betting Tips Explained CFR Cluj vs Celtic
Largely superior on paper, Celtic should be able to prevail despite the beautiful opposition proposed by this team in Cluj. Celtic Victory.
Bet Tips: Victory Celtic