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Hoops held by Benfica

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Hoops held by Benfica (©GettyImages)
Hoops held by Benfica (©GettyImages).

Celtic fought out a goalless draw against Benfica in their Champions League Group G opener at Parkhead.

It was a spirited and determined performance from the Scottish champions but over the course of 90 hard-fought minutes they failed to really trouble the visitors' goal.

Indeed, in terms of chances created, the Portuguese side could perhaps claim to have edged it, with Hoops keeper Fraser Forster forced into a good blocking save from Rodrigo in the first half and another at his near post from Ezequiel Garay after the break.

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