Brendan Rodgers' Celtic suffer embarrassing loss to minnows from Gibraltar

Lincoln Red Imps defeated the Scottish champions in the first leg of their Champions League qualifer

BY Raf Diallo 20:59 Tuesday 12 July 2016, 20:59 12 Jul 2016

Brendan Rodgers. Picture by: Jon Super / AP/Press Association Images

Celtic have suffered an embarrassing defeat in their Champions League second qualifying round first leg in Gibraltar.

Brendan Rodgers' side were beaten 1-0  by part-timers Lincoln Red Imps.

After going into the break scoreless, Lincoln hit the front three minutes after the break when Lee Casciaro turned Celtic defender Efe Ambrose and finished past Craig Gordon to give the Gibraltar side a shock lead which they held on to.

Lee Griffiths struck the crossbar twice for Celtic.

The second leg is at Celtic Park next week.


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