After a lengthy five year break the Champions League returned to Celtic Park with the ground buzzing like never before as kick-off approached.
Over the last 15 months the home supporters have bought fully into the plans of Ange Postecoglou with this match eagerly anticipated.
Real Madrid was the team that most Celtic fans wanted paired with in the draw, when the fixtures came out the European champions arriving in Glasgow three days after the derby provided a perfect double header.
Saturday’s 4-0 win was the perfect scene setter, the day dragged in for supporters but from 7pm the stadium was filling up with anticipation high in the air.
The roar at Celtic Park when the Champions League anthem hits >pic.twitter.com/NvVXmXHpmm
— Jack Kenmare (@jackkenmare_) September 6, 2022
The Celtic fans were treated to 45 incredible minutes, the home side could have taken the lead but the storied trio of Vinicius Junior, Luca Modric and Eden Hazard showed how to finish as Real started their defence of the trophy in style.
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