The teams of Celtic and Sparta Prague will meet on Thursday in Scotland for a game of the 3rd group stage round of Europa League. The sides are on the bottom of the standing in group H of the tournament, with the Czechs on the last 4th place without a single point, while Celtic are on 3rd position with one.
Celtic vs Sparta Prague Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Celtic||Win||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Sparta Prague||Loss||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 03.07.2018 Friendly: Celtic – Sparta Prague 1:0; Moussa Dembele 20’
Last game at this venue: This will be the first meeting between the teams in Scotland.
Worth mentioning: Celtic and Sparta Prague have met two times on the football field so far, with both matches being of non-competitive character. In January of 2015 they faced each other for the first time and it was the Czech side who prevailed with 3:2 score. Three years later in the summer of 2018 Celtic and Sparta met again, but this time the Scottish team gained revenge after recording a slender 1:0 triumph.
Celtic vs Sparta Prague Stats
|As of 03.11||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Celtic||Win||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
|Sparta Prague||Loss||6 W/ 0 D/ 4 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game Celtic: 01.11.2020 Scottish Cup: Celtic – Aberdeen 2:0; Ryan Christie 18’, Mohamed Elyounoussi 23’
Top performers Celtic: Albian Ajeti 5 goals 1 assist, Odsonne Edouard 5 goals, Mohamed Elyounoussi 4 goals.
Next game Celtic: 08.11.2020 Premiership: Motherwell – Celtic
Last game Sparta Prague: 29.10.2020 Europa League: Milan – Sparta Prague 3:0; Brahim Diaz 24’, Rafael Leao 57’, Diogo Dalot 76’; Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the home team missed a penalty in the 36’
Top performers Sparta Prague: Lukas Julis 6 goals, Adam Hlozek 4 goals 4 assists, Borek Dockal 4 goals 2 assists.
Next game Sparta Prague: 21.11.2020 1 LIGA: Slovacko – Sparta Prague
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Celtic returned to winning ways with 2:0 victory over Aberdeen on Sunday, after being unable to win any of the previous four matches. Only the most recent of the team’s last seven games ended in a win for the home sides. Three of Celtic’s last five encounters featured over 3,5 goals, and only the same also witnessed goals at both ends, with the other two ending in 2:0 scores. No draw has been registered in the team’s previous twenty home matches.
Sparta Prague’s last two games were in Europa League as their domestic league is temporary suspended. The Czechs recorded back-to-back defeats when facing Lille and Milan, both times losing by three goal margins. No draw has been registered across Sparta’s last eleven clashes. All but one of their last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals, as three saw both involved sides to score.
Celtic vs Sparta Prague News
Missing players Celtic: Christopher Jullien, Hatem Elhamed, James Forrest and Michael Johnston are injured.
Missing players Sparta Prague: David Hancko, Lukas Stetina, Adam Hlozek, Dominic Holec and Filip Soucek are injured.
Celtic vs Sparta Prague Predictions
Draw – 5.00 @ bet365