Date: 16th October 2019 at 5:40pm
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Celtic fans will have to go through strict security to attend the November 7 clash with Lazio.

The Italian side were in the dock again today with UEFA announcing a fine and partial closure of the Stadio Olympico following racist actions by home fans in the match against Rennes.

Celtic have been given 9,000 tickets for the match with Supporters Liaison Officer John Paul Taylor working with Lazio security staff today.

Inevitably there will be non season-ticket holders attending the match with tickets for the home sections easy to obtain with only around 20,000 Italian’s likely.

Security standards tend to vary across Europe, two years ago Celtic supporters bought tickets directly from Bayern Munich’s website and were scattered across the Allianz Stadium without any hint of trouble.

Italy is a different story however with every effort being taken to ensure that Celtic fans are safe inside the stadium, outside it is purely a matter for the local police.