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Summary

  1. Dembele & Griffiths penalties for Celtic
  2. Ibraimi equalised from distance for Astana

Live Reporting

By Andy Campbell

All times stated are UK

Good night

Time for me to go.

Thank you for joining us this evening and please join us again tomorrow for live coverage of Maribor v Aberdeen.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers

"I thought we thoroughly deserved to go through. They were absolutely brilliant. They showed their fitness in the game, all the work they've been putting in. We showed wonderful composure, great team spirit."

Brendan Rodgers
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Celtic players celebrating
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The Celtic players celebrate their win

Potential opponents

In the Champions League play-off round, Celtic could face:

  • Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
  • Ludogorets Razgrad (Bulgaria)
  • Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Hapoel Be'er Sehva (Israel)
  • Dundalk (Republic of Ireland)

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MB3H@N: Celtic's season stays alive , big moment for Dembele which took some guts #bbcsportscot

Kolo Toure
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Kolo Toure made his first Celtic appearance as a substitute

Guaranteed European football

Celtic are now assured group stage football in either the Champions League or Europa League.

Brendan Rodgers' side go into Friday's draw for the Champions League play-off round.

Should they win at that stage, they will be in the Champions League group phase.

However, should they lose their next tie, they will enter the Europa League group stage.

RED CARD

FT: Celtic 2-1 FC Astana (agg 3-2)

Astana actually finished the match with nine men, Dmitri Shomko following Igor Shitov in picking up a second booking and dismissal.

FULL-TIME

Celtic 2-1 FC Astana (agg 3-2)

Celtic are through to the Champions League play-off round, Moussa Dembele's stoppage-time penalty making the difference.

RED CARD

Celtic 2-1 FC Astana (agg 3-2)

Astana's Igor Shitov was sent off for a second booking at the penalty incident.

GOAL Celtic 2-1 FC Astana (agg 3-2) (Dembele, pen)

Moussa Dembele takes the penalty himself and fires Celtic back into the lead.

It's Dembele's first goal for Celtic.

Moussa Dembele scores
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PENALTY

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

Moussa Dembele is taken down in the box and Celtic have another penalty as the match moves into stoppage time.

Brendan Rodgers
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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has used his three substitutions

Extra-time is creeping upon us

Liam McLeodBBC Radio Scotland commentator

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stephen j miller: #bbcsportscot massive 10 mins coming up for Brendan Rogers .....

Gerard Boyd: #bbcsportscot to equalise just as your opponent subs an attacking midfielder with a defender is huge

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

Into the last 10 minutes of regulation time at Celtic Park.

YELLOW CARD

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

Celtic's Eoghan O'Connell gets too close to his man and commits a foul, resulting in a booking.

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Paul Jones: #bbcsportscot Celtic paying the price for not being clinical enough... As usual!

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

Final change for Celtic. James Forrest makes way for Moussa Dembele.

Nervy, nervy times in Glasgow's east end

Liam McLeodBBC Radio Scotland commentator

CLOSE!

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

Now Astana press and Junior Kabananga flashes a shot wide of the Celtic goal.

CLOSE!

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

James Forrest volleys over the Astana goal.

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

As things stand, this match is heading for extra-time.

Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2)

Scott McDonald

Former Celtic striker on Radio Scotland

"Celtic have reacted really well since losing that goal. They just need to be careful because the game is opening up. You can see Astana's confidence is growing."

GOAL Celtic 1-1 FC Astana (agg 2-2) (Agim Ibraimi)

Agim Ibraimi, not long on as a substitute, has a shot from distance and beats Craig Gordon to level on the night, level the tie and level things up on away goals.

The Celtic goalkeeper had come off his line to make a headed clearance and Ibraimi lobbed the ball into the unguarded net.  

Astana celebrate
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Toure debut

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Defender Kolo Toure makes his first Celtic appearance as a substitute, replacing midfielder Stuart Armstrong.

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Celtic scoring doesn't change much, Astana still need to score meaning at some stage they need to open up. Pity young Roberts was forced off, he could have taken advantage of this.

Ian

YELLOW CARD

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Celtic's Stefan Johansen picks up a booking.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and assistant Chris Davies
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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers and assistant Chris Davies talk tactics in the technical area

DISALLOWED GOAL

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Astana's Roger Canas finds the net after goalkeeper Craig Gordon comes off his line to miss the ball but the offside flag is raised. Let off for the hosts.

Leigh Griffiths
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Leigh Griffiths has scored in both legs of this tie

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

More forceful work from Celtic, this time through Callum McGregor and the break of the ball almost lets Kieran Tierney but Astana scramble clear near the goal line.

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Mike Heal: Mightily impressed by Tierney so far this evening, causing all sorts of issues. Need to be vigilant for next 45 #bbcsportscot

CLOSE!

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Celtic press. Stefan Johansen's pass opens up a chance for Leigh Griffiths but the first-half penalty scorer puts the ball into the side netting on this occasion.

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Pat Bonner

BBC Scotland pundit

"Astana will have to come out now, and if they do you would expect Celtic to pick them off with their pace up front."

KICK-OFF

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Celtic get the second half going.

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Gerard Boyd: #bbcsportscot Roberts is such an individual player in how he plays Celtic don't have a 1 for 1 direct replacement.

HALF-TIME

Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1)

Celtic have taken another step towards the Champions League play-off round by getting ahead right at the end of the first half through Leigh Griffiths' penalty.

Saidy Janko and Marin Anicic
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GOAL Celtic 1-0 FC Astana (agg 2-1) (Griffiths, pen)

Leigh Griffiths puts Celtic ahead on the night and on aggregate.

Leigh Griffiths scores
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PENALTY

Celtic 0-0 FC Astana (agg 1-1)

Kieran Tierney is taken down in the Astana box by Abzal Beisebekov and Celtic have a penalty.