Hoops hold out for satisfactory draw

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Celtic´s mission to Moscow yielded a valuable 1-1 draw and an away goal as they put themselves in a healthy position in the tricky Champions League qualifier.

Gordon Strachan´s side adapted well to Spartak´s artificial turf and threatened an unlikely victory when Paul Hartley headed them ahead after 21 minutes.

But Spartak ensured the return leg in a fortnight´s time will be a Parkhead thriller when Roman Pavlyuchenko equalised for the hosts three minutes before half-time.

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