Scottish Celtic won the right to play in the play-off round of the Champions League, because of the Polish Legia Warsaw, who beat him last stage, on the field went disqualified player. About it informs the official Internet-portal of the Union of European football associations (UEFA).
in the 3rd qualifying round match Legia won two (4: 1 at home and 2: 0) over Celtic and was released in the play-off round of the Champions League. However, in the last game, which took place in Glasgow, the Polish Player protection Bartosz Beresensky played the last two minutes. He had no right to participate in the game, because last season was disqualified on 3 tournament the European Cup for removal in a meeting with Cyprus ‘Limassol».
The player missed two games in the second qualifying round of the Champions League, where Legia took precedence over Irish» St. Patrick «(1: 1 at home and 5: 0) and the 1st meeting with Celtic. However, disqualifications in the match phase of the second qualifying round Berezinski had no right. So, the Scottish club was awarded the victory with the score 3: 0. In the first meeting Celtic lost 1: 4, but due to a goal scored in the away, then passed on.» Lehi will continue performance in the Europa League.
«very sorry that this season we won’t play in the Champions League,» explained the incident Manager Legia Bohuslav Lesnodorski.
before after the message about the initiation of the investigation from UEFA Authorized Legia urged fans not to worry for the fate of the club in the Champions League.» the trial was a result of misunderstanding — appealed the press service of the Polish team.- The matter is under control. Information about what we are facing disqualification is absurd. UEFA just asked us to provide an explanation».
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