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Highlights: Watch Patryk Klimala score his first Celtic goal in the 1-1 draw with Nice

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Celtic emerged from four months in cold storage to put in an impressive performance as they drew 1-1 with Nice.

Neil Lennon made 11 changes on the hour mark with scoring his first goal for the club with a 73rd minute equaliser after forcing the Nice keeper Youcef Atal into a mistake.

There appeared to be no fitness issues among the squad as what looked like a first choice starting XI swarmed around Nice in the early stages.

Edouard looked to have given Celtic a fourth minute lead but after a long delay the strike was ruled out for no obvious reason.

Nice came into the match as the first half came to a close with Kasper Dolberg taking advantage of poor defending to send a 12 yard shot past Scott Bain to give the French side the lead in the 37th minute.

Ryan Christie should have had Celtic back on level terms four minutes into the second half but after being set up by Edouard he sent his shot across the keeper and wide of the post.

There was little disruption to Celtic’s style of playing when the changes were made on the hour, 13 minutes later persistence from Klimala forced the keeper into an error with the Polish striker taking full advantage to roll the ball into the net.

On Saturday Celtic face and a reunion with former Celts Moussa Dembele and Jason Denayer.

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Celtic: Bain: Frimpong, Jullien, Ajer, Taylor; Brown, McGregor; Forrest, Christie, Elyounoussi; Edouard

60 minutes:Hazard: Elhamed, Bitton, Welsh, Bolingoli: Robertson, Soro; Karamoko, Ntcham, Henderson; Klimala

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