Celtic breathed life into their Europa League marketing campaign with a deserved 2-0 victory over Ferencvaros at Parkhead on Tuesday afternoon.
Having suffered defeats of their opening two Group G video games, Celtic might ill-afford one other setback if their hopes of progressing via to the knockout section had been to be realised.
After a goalless first half, summer time signing Kyogo Furuhashi continued his sensational begin to life in Glasgow by slotting Celtic right into a 57th-minute lead along with his ninth aim for the membership.
Captain Callum McGregor ought to have wrapped up the victory from the penalty spot 5 minutes later, just for goalkeeper Denes Dibusz to maintain Ferencvaros within the sport, however the guests’ hopes had been extinguished 9 minutes from time when David Turnbull bundled in Celtic’s second.
Celtic’s first Europa League victory of the season will get three priceless factors on the board in Group G, and the dominant efficiency will fill Ange Postecoglou’s facet with confidence they will repeat the feat when the 2 sides meet in Hungary on November 4.
Extra to observe…
Celtic host St. Johnstone within the Scottish Premiership on Saturday at 3pm, whereas Ferencvaros host MTK Budapest within the Hungarian League on Sunday at 5pm.