John Hartson and Celtic players react on Twitter to Champions League success

John Hartson -  Wales Forwards Coach (R)

Celtic made it through in the Champions League by beating Lincoln Red Imps 3-0.

General view of Celtic Park

Celtic’s first-team squad were delighted to avoid humiliation by making it through in Champions League qualification against Lincoln Red Imps yesterday evening.

The Bhoys went into the second-leg of their tie having to overturn a 1-0 deficit, but they made light work of the task.

Celtic ran out 3-0 winners over the part-time side from Gibraltar, and managed to avoid an embarrassing defeat.

Brendan Rodgers’ side scored all their goals in the first half - with Mikael Lustig, Leigh Griffiths and Patrick Roberts all hitting the back of the net.

Celtic - Brendan Rodgers Press Conference

The win pleased Celtic’s players, who were quick to take to social media site Twitter to celebrate their success after the match.

John Hartson was also satisfied that his former side had been able to progress.

John Hartson -  Wales Forwards Coach (R)

Hartson was highly critical of Celtic after their first-leg defeat, but was much more content with the result yesterday evening.

Celtic will now face FC Astana in the next round of qualifying.

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