Celtic took a huge step towards the group stage of the UEFA Champions League after earning a hard-fought 2-0 win against Helsingborg from its play-off first-leg trip to Sweden.
Kris Commons gave the Scottish champion a flying start with a goal after just two minutes, smashing home an acrobatic far-post volley.
After Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster helped keep his side in front with an impressive display, Georgios Samaras headed home a second in the 75th minute.
Dynamo Kiev is in a similarly strong position courtesy of a 3-1 away victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Monchengladbach, in its first match in
The Ukrainian side, which beat Feyenoord in the previous round, drew level in the 28th minute through captain Taras Mikhalik's deflected long-range shot and then went ahead eight minutes later when
An own goal from
A second-half brace from
Spartak Moscow earned a 2-1 lead over Fenerbahce to take to
All three goals came in a 10-minute spell during the second half, with Spartak taking a 59th-minute lead through
FC Copenhagen beat Lille 1-0 after a 38th-minute goal from
UEFA Champions League
Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller is not panicking about the prospect of more UEFA Champions League final shoot-out misery at Wembley on Saturday evening (Sunday morning AEST).