August 18, 2009

UEFA CL 09-10 Celtic v Arsenal Live score and preview

To be qualified for the next Uefa Champions League, Arsenal will have to play the qualifying round matches. Today they are going to take on the most time SPL Champions Celtic in the home ground. The match will be held on August 18, 2009, 19:45 BST. According to arsenal website; it will show the match live on its website and audio commentary. Sky sports will show the match live and on BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland.

Celtic v Arsenal

Uefa Champions League

Venue: Celtic Park

Date: Tuesday, 18 August Kick-off: 1945 BST

EPL giant Arsenal still could not become the title holder of the champions’ league but achieved the runner-up title one time. But Celtic could reach in the UEFA Cup final one time but defeated to FC Proto.

Arsenal’s victory in the last match in the premier league dreaming to take the match lead, but he opposition is very strong in its home ground. Even it able to make a competitive draw with the league champion Manchester United.

Injury has been attacked on gunner side most. Some of important players may not be seen in the qualifying round match today at the Celtic Park.


The Gunners have injury doubts over Bacary Sagna, Cesc Fabregas and Denilson, with captain Fabregas given only a 50-50 chance of playing.

Sagna took a knock in Saturday's 6-1 win over Everton while Denilson (groin) and Fabregas (hamstring) will also be assessed before the game, although midfielder Abou Diaby has recovered from a groin injury.

On the Celtic side Barry Robson and Stephen McManus will be kept out for injury and Glenn Loovens and Shaun Maloney is doubtful to attend in the match.