Celtic have won many historic games in the past and every fan will have their own special moment, one of those legendary wins at Celtic Park was a stunning 4-3 win over a classy Juventus squad.
The game took place at a packed Parkhead way back in 2001, Martin O’Neill’s Bhoys were already heading out of the Champions League (European Cup) unfortunately with 9 points with the Italians left to host in Glasgow.
The Squads consisted of:
Balde, Mjallby, Valgaeren, Agathe,
Lennon, Lambert, Moravcik, Petta,
Subs: Kharine, Sylla, McNamara, Thompson, Hartson, Tebily, Petrov.
Goals: Valgaeren 24, Sutton 45 64, Larsson 57pen |
Carini, Iuliano, Ferrara, Zenoni, Paramatti, Birindelli, Nedved, Maresca, Davids, Del Piero, Amoruso. Subs: Buffon, Pessotto, Trezeguet, Tacchinardi, Frara, Piccolo, Luca Rondinella.
Goals: Del Piero 19 Trezeguet 51 77
Referee: Giles Veissiere (France).
Unlucky not to go through
Celtic were on hot form that night and proved yet again to the world that they were not to be taken for granted, that Juventus squad was one of the best in the world and O’Neill’s men outwitted them in style.
The Hoops were still knocked out of the competition even though they had an impressive nine points from a difficult group.