Champions League Celtic against FC Bayern tonight
Celtic welcomes Bayern Munich in a match from Group B of the UEFA Champions League group stage.Celtic are third in this group after the first three rounds, having an advantage in front of Anderlecht in the battle for the third place. It’s clear that the first two spots in this group will be won by PSG and Bayern, so Celtic and Anderlecht will fight for the third place and the right to continue in Europa League.The first match between Celtic and Bayern in Munich ended with a comfortable 3-0 win for the German side. This was also a debut for Bayern Munich’s new manager Jupp Heynckes, who replaced the sacked Carlo Ancelotti. Heynckes has the task to bring back the spirit and the fight in Bayern’s players, who looked like a shadow of themselves during the 0-3 defeat against PSG in Paris.Right now Bayern is 2nd in the group with 6 points won from three games. They still have a theoretical chance to win the first place in the group, but it looks unlikely PSG to miss on it. But of course, the 2nd place is also important, as it grants a qualification for the knockout phase of the Champions League.In the German Bundesliga, Bayern Munich is already first in the standings, overtaking Borussia Dortmund. They are in a run of three consecutive wins, beating RB Leipzig in the last round.As for Celtic, Brendan Rodgers’ team is leading the table in the Scottish Premier League. Celtic have one point advantage in front of Aberdeen. In the last round of the league, the champions made a wrong step, surprisingly sharing the points with Kilmarnock at home.Bayern is the big favorite here. The Bavarians are living a new life under Jupp Heynckes and they will try to prove it.