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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