Celtic’s European marketing campaign was ended by Ciro Motionless’s late double as they fell to a 2-0 defeat to Lazio within the Champions League.
Brendan Rodgers’ facet knew they needed to win in Rome of their penultimate Group E match to have an opportunity of dropping into the Europa League.
They held off some early strain from the hosts with Kyogo Furuhashi going near placing the Hoops forward both facet of the break.
Motionless got here off the bench to fireplace in two targets inside three minutes to sink Celtic’s hopes as they continue to be heading in the right direction to succeed in the knockout levels of Europe’s elite competitors.
Celtic’s await an elusive group-stage victory continues.
Extra to comply with…
Celtic go to St Johnstone within the Scottish Premiership on Sunday, stay on Sky Sports activities Soccer; protection begins at 11am with kick-off at 12pm. Lazio host Cagliari in Serie A on Saturday at 5pm.
Celtic full their Champions League group stage marketing campaign at residence to Feyenoord on December 13; kick off 8pm.