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Summary

  1. Boyata heads home from Commons corner
  2. Return leg in Azerbaijan next Wednesday
  3. Champions League third qualifying round

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

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Please join us again tomorrow afternoon for live coverage of Kairat Almaty v Aberdeen in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg. That match kicks off at 15:45 BST.

Almost time for me to sign off.

Should they progress, they will enter the Champions League play-off round - the final hurdle to the group stage of the competition.

Celtic travel to Azerbaijan for next Wednesday's return leg at the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium in Baku.

Celtic manager Ronny Deila

Celtic manager Ronny Deila
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"I think it was a very good football game. Two good teams. I'm happy that we got a clean sheet and a goal. We did enough to get one goal and I'm happy with that."

Dedryck Boyata scores for Celtic against Qarabag
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Defender Dedryck Boyata has had quite a start to his Celtic career, scoring two goals in his three European appearances so far

Former Celtic forward Scott McDonald

"I think Ronny Deila will be pleased in the end to come out with at least a lead."

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Pat, Glasgow: "boyata exploits the aerial weakness again."

Anonymous: "Commons & Griffiths should have started. It's goals we need and these guys can provide..."

Chris McLaughlin

BBC Sport at Celtic Park

"A fairly muted cheer of satisfaction greets the final whistle here at Celtic Park. A 1-0 win but fans head home knowing next week's trip to Azerbaijan is going to be a very tricky one."

FULL-TIME

Celtic 1-0 Qarabag

Celtic players celebrating
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Celtic will take a solitary goal lead into next week's return leg in Azerbaijan. They wanted a clean sheet and a lead - they got both.

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Conor Cunningham: "So happy and now to get another. Theres no turning baku for qarabag now #bbcscotfootball"

MBEHAN: "Didn't take Commons long to make an impact did it ? #classact #bbcscotfootball"

Emilio Izaguirre is able to continue for Celtic.

INJURY TIME

There will be four minutes of stoppage time.

SUBSTITUTION

Rydell Poepon takes the place of Alharbi El Jadeyaoui in Qarabag's final substitution.

Blow for Celtic as Emilio Izaguirre pulls up in pain clutching his thigh. Celtic have used up all their substitutions.

CLOSE!

Kris Commons has made a difference since coming on and he shoots narrowly wide.

Elvin Mammadov fires well over the Celtic crossbar, prompting ironic cheers from the home crowd,

Five minutes left of regulation time.

SUBSTITUTION

Not long before that goal, Qarabag made a change with Joshgun Diniyev replacing Dani Quintana.

Chris McLaughlin

BBC Sport at Celtic Park

"Boyata lifts the roof off Celtic Park with the goal the Celtic fans have been so desperately craving. Sighs of relief all round. Great ball in from Commons."

GOAL

Celtic 1-0 Qarabag (Boyata)

Dedryck Boyata scores for Celtic against Qarabag
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He scored Celtic's first goal in the last round and he's done so again. Dedryck Boyata gets free of his marker to meet Kris Commons' corner and head the hosts ahead.

CLOSE!

Gary Mackay-Steven's shot comes off Gara Garayev and loops narrowly over the crossbar.

SUBSTITUTION

Kris Commons makes his first competitive appearance of the season as Nadir Ciftci makes way. Celtic's final change.

Ibrahim Sehic is out quickly to collect after James Forrest delivers for Celtic. Time beginning to run out in this first leg.

Chris McLaughlin

BBC Sport at Celtic Park

"Qarabag's game plan working very well for now - organised without being flashy and not taking any chances. Celtic look to be running out of ideas."

Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk has a header saved against Qarabag
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A header by Virgil van Dijk that was saved has been Celtic's best effort of the game so far

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Samad Safarov: "#bbcscotfootball If this match ends with a draw, a very hard match in a far and hot country awaits Celtic fc"

SUBSTITUTION

Elvin Mammadov comes on for Javid Tagiyev in Qarabag's first change.

Nadir Ciftci has a shot for Celtic against Qarabag
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Celtic and Nadir Ciftci have had a frustrating night in front of goal so far

Chris McLaughlin

BBC Sport at Celtic Park

"The biggest cheer of the evening as Leigh Griffiths enters the action. He wasn't happy at being left out again. Can he give Celtic a much needed goal?"

SUBSTITUTION

Striker Leigh Griffiths makes his entrance for Celtic, replacing midfielder Nir Bitton. A statement of intent from manager Ronny Deila.

CLOSE!

Another effort from Virgil van Dijk, this time a shot from outside the box and it's not too far over.

GREAT SAVE!

Stefan Johansen's free-kick is headed firmly towards goal by Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk but goalkeeper Ibrahim Sehic throws himself to his left to make a fine save.

With around 25 minutes left, the Qarabag defence are growing in confidence and doing their best to cut out the space available to Celtic.

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Nico: "The quality of passing from midfield tonight is appalling. None of the teams who automatically qualify for group stages pass like this. Very poor."

Anonymous: "So when is Griffiths coming on? We need goals and Deila plays a guy who hasn't scored a goal."

Chris McLaughlin

BBC Sport at Celtic Park

"The game now turning into the kind of scrappy battle Celtic wanted to avoid. The frustration from the stands, a suggestion the home fans might not fancy their side's chances in Azerbaijan next week."

SUBSTITUTION

Celtic manager Ronny Deila goes to the bench with James Forrest taking over from Stuart Armstrong.

YELLOW CARD

Qarabag's first booking as Ansi Agolli is cautioned for taking down Gary Mackay-Steven.

Nadir Ciftci fires a shot straight at goalkeeper Ibrahim Sehic. That was the kind of glimpse of goal he had been waiting for.