Lazio 1-2 Celtic: Olivier Ntcham's 95th-minute winner sends Chris Sutton wild


Celtic have qualified for the Europa League last-32 after a dramatic 2-1 win against Lazio in Italy.

Neil Lennon’s side came from behind to secure the win thanks to Olivier Ntcham’s cool winner in the 95th minute.

The Frenchman was played through by compatriot Odsonne Edouard and he casually chipped the ball over the advancing goalkeeper.

With 10 points from four matches, Celtic are now guaranteed a place in the knockout rounds of the Europa League.

They had gone a goal behind in the seventh minute through Ciro Immobile but James Forrest equalised before half-time.

The game looked destined to end all squad until substitute Ntcham’s late goal clinced all three points for the Bhoys.

And, in doing so, he sent Chris Sutton wild. Check out the former Celtic striker’s commentary below.


Lennon's side had to defend resolutely after half-time and before Ntcham's goal, it looked like they would leave Italy with a point.

But the 2-1 win means Celtic have won in Italy for the first time.

The victory follows up Celtic's 2-1 win against Lazio in Glasgow two weeks ago. Both matches had similar endings; in the first meeting, Christoper Jullien's late header earned Celtic the win.

It also means that Celtic's remaining group games against Rennes at Celtic Park and against Cluj in Romania will now only decide whether they win Group E.

Lazio Roma v Celtic FC: Group E - UEFA Europa League

The Bhoys are top with 10 points with Cluj second on nine.

Lazio have it all to do. They are third with three points, while Rennes sit bottom with just a single point.

How far can Celtic go in the Europa League?

They are on an good run in Europe, having recorded three consecutive victories in the UEFA Cup/Europa League for the first time since November 2002.

That year, they won six games in a row en route to the UEFA Cup final.

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