Europa League: Celtic beats Ferencváros 3-2

BUDAPEST. Celtic overcome Ferencváros.

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BUDAPEST. Celtic beat Ferencváros.

The match was held at the Groupama Aréna Stadium in Budapest on Thursday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Fábio José Costa Veríssimo who had the assistance of Rui Teixeira and Pedro Ribeiro. The 4th official was André Filipe Domingues Narciso. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 8.1 degrees Celsius or 46.53 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Celtic was in firm control of the ball 55% while Ferencváros was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Celtic was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Celtic won the match.​

Ferencváros shot 15 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Celtic shot 12 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.


Ferencváros received 1 yellow card (S. Mmaee). On the opposite side, Celtic received 1 yellow card (S. Welsh).

After this match, Ferencváros will stay with 0 points to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Celtic will have 6 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    K. Furuhashi

  • 10'

    S. Welsh

  • 11'

    J. Juranovic (OG)

  • 23'


  • 60'

    L. Abada

    K. Furuhashi

  • 67'

    R. Mak

    K. Zachariassen

  • 67'

    R. Mmaee

    T. Nguen

  • 70'

    James Forrest

    Liel Abada

  • 70'

    Michael Johnston

    João Filipe

  • 70'

    Georgios Giakoumakis

    Kyogo Furuhashi

  • 73'

    Stjepan Loncar

    Bálint Vécsei

  • 73'

    Marijan Cabraja

    Eldar Civic

  • 78'

    J. McCarthy

    N. Bitton

  • 81'

    R. Szantho

    O. Zubkov

  • 86'

    M. Uzuni

    R. Mmaee

  • 89'

    L. Scales

    S. Welsh

  • 90'

    S. Mmaee

Next match

In the upcoming Europa League match, Ferencváros will play away with Real Betis on the 25th of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Real Betis (0 draws).

Celtic will play away with Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 25th of November with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (0 draws).

Ferencváros: Formation and Lineups

Ferencváros started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Peter Stöger chose to play with the following team: Ádám Bogdán (5.8), Somália (6.7), Miha Blažič (6.5), Samy Mmaee (6.4), Eldar Ćivić (5.7), Bálint Vécsei (6.4), Aissa Laïdouni (6.8), Oleksandr Zubkov (6.1), Kristoffer Zachariassen (6.6), Tokmac Nguen (7.2) and Myrto Uzuni (7.4).


Ferencváros made 5 changes: K. Zachariassen for R. Mak (67′), T. Nguen for R. Mmaee (67′), E. Civic for M. Cabraja (73′), B. Vecsei for S. Loncar (74′) and O. Zubkov for R. Szantho (81′).

Top player: Myrto Uzuni

The player who no doubt impressed Ferencváros the most was Myrto Uzuni.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 27 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 3 crosses.

Celtic: Formation and Lineups

Celtic started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the opposite side, Angelos Postecoglou played with: Joe Hart (6.2), Anthony Ralston (7.0), Cameron Carter-Vickers (6.4), Stephen Welsh (7.0), Josip Juranović (5.9), Nir Bitton (7.2), Liel Abada (8.2), David Turnbull (8.3), Callum McGregor (6.7), Jota (7.1) and Kyogo Furuhashi (8.2).


Celtic made 5 changes: K. Furuhashi for G. Giakoumakis (70′), L. Abada for J. Forrest (71′), Jota for M. Johnston (71′), N. Bitton for J. McCarthy (78′) and S. Welsh for L. Scales (89′).

Top player: David Turnbull

The player who no doubt impressed Celtic the most was David Turnbull even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.3) with 47 passes (80% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 7 crosses.

Results of the day

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