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Celtic and the UEFA Champions League's new format; full details – 67 Hail Hail – Celtic FC News

By Hamish Container
As you’ll most likely realize, the UEFA Champions League is transforming from the season after next, and also Celtic will certainly be affected.The Hoops made
their return to the Champions League this season, for the very first time given that 2017.
It was a largely disappointing campaign, with some impressive screens just resulting in 2 attracts and also four beats from 6 matches.We were put in a team with Genuine Madrid, RB Leipzig and Shakhtar Donetsk– however from 2024/25 we’ll have as numerous as 8 different challengers ought to be make it in to the competition proper.As we told you earlier this month, the Scottish Premiership winners will certainly receive the Champions League for at the very least the next 2 seasons, as a result of Scotland’s outstanding co-efficient.
But, should we triumph domestically following season, what will certainly the manuscript be for the 2024/25 season?European football will look really different for Celtic in 2024. Allow’s take a look.UEFA confirmed details for the spruced up competition last May, as well as the plans are quite exciting.While specific aspects of their announcement have confirmed debatable in some circles, from a Celtic viewpoint the news seems positive.The 32-team group stage that we have actually grown to enjoy will be opted for good, changed by a single-league of 36 teams.But this won’t work in the means a conventional round-robin league finishes with every interplay each other.Instead, each team will play 8 suits versus a choice of groups of differing capacities. 4 at home and four away.As per ESPN, UEFA is expected to make split the 36 groups in to four equal pots. Each side will then play two groups from each pot, one in your home and one away.So based on this year’s groups, Celtic’s fixtures could look something like: Bayern Munich(house), Manchester City(
away), Atletico Madrid (house ), Juventus(away), Shakhtar Donetsk( house), Sporting Lisbon( away), Marseille (residence ), Viktoria Plzen(away ). The leading 8 groups in the 36-team table will certainly get the last 16 of the competitors, with places 9 to 24 playing off to join them. Positions 25 to 36 will certainly be eliminated from Europe with no drop-out to the Europa League.The Europa League will take on a similar layout, while the Meeting Organization will have 36-teams yet each side will play simply 6 times.Most significantly, Celtic will go from playing
6 matches against 3 various teams to playing eight all versus different opposition.That needs to bring included excitement to Celtic Park with even more large Euro games to get our teeth into.This is not taking place in four or five years either. Next season is the last year of the Champions Organization as we understand it.Let’s hope we’re
invited to the party. It’s looking great as points stand.


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