Shakhtar Donetsk manager Mircea Lucescu has warned Celtic his team are more formidable now than when they crushed the Scottish champions three years ago.

Celtic were beaten 3-0 in Ukraine in October 2004 and face another tricky tie on Tuesday in their opening Champions League group game.

"We have drawn Celtic again after meeting them a few years ago," said Lucescu. "I´m sure they are a stronger team but we are a new team since then also, and we are much stronger."

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