Scottish team Celtic will face the Elfsborg champion from Sweden on Wednesday evening at 21:45 hours. The two teams will compete in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League first leg.
Celtic has not yet started the season in the Premier League and lost the first four friendly matches played in this season. The Scots have passed the second round of the Champions League after a 2-0 win at Cliftonville and 3-0 at home. The only team beaten by Celtic in the preparation period was Brendford 2-1 in last week. This weekend the Scots were defeated Borussia M’gladbach of 2-1. The camp hosts are some medical problems, Gary Hooper and Victor Wanyama is injured. They are joined unavailability while Thomas Rogne and Nicolas Fedor. Until now champions of Scotland and has transferred only Steven Mouyokolo, Virgil van Dijk and Amido Balde and these days negotiating with Ajax winger Derek Boerrigter. Adam Matthews back injury suffered but will not start from the first minute match.
Acetic probable team: Forster – Lustig, Wilson, Ambrose, Izaguirre – Forrest, Brown, Kayal, Commons – Samaras – Stokes
Elfsborg has a clear advantage over Celtic at this game for a while they started the championship and are better prepared in physically. The team is currently in fifth place four points of the Europa League after 17 steps towards the championship. In the last five rounds Elfsborg won only one match, 5-1 Syrianska. In the second round of the Uefa Champions League, Daugavpils after Elfsborg went 11-1 overall. In the first game played at home was imposed Swedish team score 7-1 after they won 4-0 away. In matches played at home adversely Elfsborg recorded three wins, three draws and two defeats. Mohamed Bangura, from the top Elfsborg is borrowed right from their opponent in this match, Celtic. He will play in attack alongside Keene.
Elfsborg probable team: Ellegaard – J. Larsson, Holmen, Mobaeck, S. Larsson – Ishizaki, Rohden, A. Svensson, Hult- Bangura, Keene