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UCL Playoffs Roundup

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But just as everything was looking simple for the Scottish club, Astana strike again through Muzhikov. Some terrible defending allowed forward Twumasi to score two more.

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In midst of such high pressure Nitcham’s goal brought relief to Brendan Rodgers’s team. Griffiths scored the third goal for Celtic to make it 4-3. Their thumping win in the 1st leg tie (5-0) allowed them qualify 8-4 on aggregate.

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Fc Kopenhavn were left frustated after an away goal from Qarabag in 2-1 scoreline made them the first Azerbaijain side to play in the Champions league through away goals rule. Ndlovu with that crucial away goal.

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Sporting Cp demolished Romanian side Steau Bucharest 1-5 after a goalless draw in the first leg. Bucharest failed to make it to the group stage for the second time in a row.

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Elswhere, Maribor defeated Hapoel Beer sheva 1-0 and qualified on away goals rule after helding to a 2-2 aggregate score. Olympiakos return for Champions league football after 3-1 aggregate victory over Croatian side Rijeka. Apoel Nicosia also joined others in the group stage after drawing goalless with Slavia Praha beating them 2-0 on aggregate. In the last game of the night, Cska confidently defeated Swiss side Young Boys by 2-0 (3-0 on aggregate).