Disappointing day for Celtic youths in Zurich


It was a disappointing day in Zurich for Celtic’s youth side in the Blue Stars/Fifa Cup which was eventually won Boca Juniors.

Stevie Frail’s side lost 2-0 this morning to FC Zurich who went on to reach the final which they lost 5-4 on penalties.

That result killed off Celtic’s hopes of winning their group to reach the final, in their final group match they lost 1-0 to Club America of Mexico who scored through Gallardo Rodriguez in the 16th minute.

Celtic finished up in fourth place which led to a play off against Real Mallorca for 7th/8th place. Despite Michael Ordish opening the scoring Celtic lost 2-1 to the Spanish side.

Celtic v Zurich: Thompson; O’Donnell, Trialist, Trialist, Brennan; Ordish, Gallagher, Bagshaw, Gormley; Trialist, Spence

Celtic v Club America: Kennedy; Trialist, Trialist, Jones, Trialist (16. Trialist); Gormley, O’Donnell, Ordish, Bagshaw, Brennan; Spence.

Celtic v Real Mallorca: Thompson; Trialist, Jones, Gallagher, Brennan; Toshney, O’Donnell, Bagshaw, Ordish; Gormley, Trialist.

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