Celtic took on RB Leipzig under the Parkhead lights, looking to make amends after their 3-1 defeat in the reverse fixture and notch up a first win in their Champions League group.
Ange Postecoglou saw his injury troubles continue, with Jota missing out on a place in the squad. The Portuguese winger had to be withdrawn at half time against St Johnstone and was unable to make it back in time.
Daizen Maeda had the first opportunity of the match inside the first minute. The Japanese forward couldn’t connect properly from close range and saw his header drift wide.
RB Leipzig were living dangerously, opting for a patient passing approach along the back line.
Despite the visitors seeing more of the ball, Celtic were finding success down their left-hand side with Greg Taylor and Sead Haksabanovic carving our openings in the Leipzig defence.
The home side then managed to hit the woodwork twice in once attack. Matt O’Riley seen his long-range shot rattle the post, before Greg Taylor’s rebound came off the bar.
Kyogo then missed a glorious chance to put Celtic ahead.
The dangerous Haksabanovic picked out the Japanese international, only for the froward to direct his free header over the bar.
Celtic’s injury problems continued as Liel Abada was forced off with a knee injury before half time. The Israeli was replaced by James Forrest, on for his 450th appearance for the club.
Christophere Nkunku had a quiet first half but provided a reminder about the threat he could pose, forcing a smart save out of Joe Hart on the stroke of half time.