5 Reasons Celtic Deserved More Against Juventus in Champions League Tie

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5 Reasons Celtic Deserved More Against Juventus in Champions League Tie
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Having come through a difficult Group Stage of the Champions League including overcoming the likes of Barcelona, Scottish Premier League side Celtic were supposed to have the fairytale story of the Round of 16—but it didn't quite happen as they were beaten 3-0 by Italian Serie A side Juventus.

The scoreline suggests a veritable hammering for the Glaswegian team, but manager Neil Lennon and his players might have some justification for pointing out that they deserved far more considering the efforts they put into the game.

Of course it's still only the first leg and there are another 90 minutes to play—and being the Champions League, anything could happen. Unfortunately, Lennon knows full well that this includes Juve handing out another beating.

Even so, here are five reasons why Celtic can point to having deserved more from their first leg against Juventus.

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