Celtic v FK Bodø/Glimt: Ange Postecoglou's men drawn against Norwegian opponents in Conference League play-offs

Celtic have been drawn against FK Bodø/Glimt in the Uefa Conference League play-off.

Celtic will play Bodo/Glimt in the Europa Conference League.
Celtic will play Bodo/Glimt in the Europa Conference League.

Ange Postecoglou's side will play a two-legged tie in February against the Norwegian champions who finished runners-up behind Roma in the Conference League group stages for a place in the last-16 of the tournament.

Bodø/Glimt confirmed their second successive league title on Sunday with a 3-0 win over Mjøndalen – the only two top-flight tiles in their 105-year history.

The Conference League is Uefa’s new competition which has brought about the tweak to the Europa League.

Celtic’s third-place finish behind Real Betis and Bayer Leverkusen meant they dropped into the third tournament.

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If they defeat Bodø/Glimt across two legs they will progress to the last-16 and face one of the eight Conference League group winners who all bypassed the play-off round.

They will be pitted against one of LASK, Gent, Roma, AZ, Feyenoord, Copenhagen, Rennes or Basel.

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