Europa League: Celtic conquers Ferencváros 2-0 on Tuesday

GLASGOW. Celtic overcomes Ferencváros with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Turnbull (82') and a goal from K. Furuhashi (57').

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GLASGOW. Celtic tops Ferencváros with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Turnbull (82′) and a goal from K. Furuhashi (57′). Celtic was vastly superior ball possession (67%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

C. McGregor missed a penalty (62′) for Celtic.​

The match was held at the Celtic Park Stadium in Glasgow on Tuesday and this began at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Jakob Kehlet who had the assistance of Lars Hummelgaard and Heine Sørensen. The 4th official was Sandi Putros. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.7 degrees Celsius or 62.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

Celtic was in firm control of the ball 67% while Ferencváros was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Celtic was more aggressive with 80 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Celtic won the contest.

Celtic shot 20 times, 8 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Ferencváros shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Celtic received 3 yellow cards (A. Montgomery, A. Ralston and C. Starfelt). On the other side, Ferencváros received 1 yellow card (R. Mmaee).

After this match, Celtic has 3 points to occupy the 3rd place in the standings. while Ferencváros stays with 0 points (4th).

Match Events

  • 28'
    28'

    C. Starfelt

  • 40'
    40'

    S. Mmaee

  • 40'
    40'

    A. Ralston

  • 57'
    57'

    K. Furuhashi

    Jota

  • 62'
    62'

    C. McGregor

  • 66'
    66'

    S. Loncar

    K. Zachariassen

  • 67'
    67'

    Somalia

    A. Laidouni

  • 68'
    68'

    A. Montgomery

  • 71'
    71'

    G. Giakoumakis

    L. Abada

  • 71'
    71'

    N. Bitton

    T. Rogic

  • 76'
    76'

    L. Scales

    A. Montgomery

  • 82'
    82'

    D. Turnbull

  • 83'
    83'

    R. Mak

    T. Nguen

  • 86'
    86'

    M. Johnston

    K. Furuhashi

Next matche

In the upcoming Europa League match, Celtic will play away against Ferencváros on the 4th of November with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Ferencváros (0 draws).

Ferencváros will host Celtic on the 4th of November with a 1-1 head to head stats.

Celtic: Formation and Lineups

Celtic adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Angelos Postecoglou chose to play with the following team: Joe Hart (6.9), Anthony Ralston (7.5), Cameron Carter-Vickers (7.2), Carl Starfelt (7.0), Adam Montgomery (7.6), Tom Rogić (6.8), Callum McGregor (7.4), David Turnbull (7.2), Liel Abada (6.6), Kyogo Furuhashi (7.2) and Jota (8.7).

Substitutions

Celtic made 4 changes: L. Abada for G. Giakoumakis (71′), T. Rogic for N. Bitton (71′), A. Montgomery for L. Scales (76′) and K. Furuhashi for M. Johnston (86′).

Top player: Jota

Probably the most impressive player in Celtic was Jota even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.7) with 45 passes (91% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 8 crosses.

Ferencváros: Formation and Lineups

Also Ferencváros adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Peter Stöger played with: Dénes Dibusz (8.0), Henry Wingo (6.0), Miha Blažič (6.6), Samy Mmaee (6.3), Eldar Ćivić (7.1), Kristoffer Zachariassen (6.4), Bálint Vécsei (6.5), Aissa Laïdouni (7.1), Myrto Uzuni (7.2), Ryan Mmaee (6.5) and Tokmac Nguen (6.6).

Substitutions

Ferencváros made 3 changes: K. Zachariassen for S. Loncar (66′), A. Laidouni for Somalia (67′) and T. Nguen for R. Mak (83′).

Best player: Dénes Dibusz

The player that probably impressed the most for Ferencváros was the goalkeeper: Dénes Dibusz. His rating is 8.04. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 6 saves.

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