Celtic get Salzburg, RB Leipzig, Rosenborg in Europa League draw

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Celtic have been drawn against Red Bull Salzburg, RB Leipzig and Rosenborg in the group stages of the Europa League.

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Brendan Rodgers' side defeated Suduva to reach the group stages. Picture: SNS

Brendan Rodgers' side defeated Suduva to reach the group stages. Picture: SNS

Brendan Rodgers’ side qualified for the round after defeating Suduva 4-1 over the course of two legs.

Salzburg are the Austrian champions. They dropped into the Europa League after narrowly losing on away goals to Red Star Belgrade in the play-off round of Champions League qualifying.

German side Leipzig squeaked through thanks to a last-minute penalty from Emil Forsberg just as it looked like they’d exit European football at the hands of Ukrainian outfit Zorya. Ralf Rangnick’s men finished sixth in the Bundesliga last season.

Celtic will already be more than familiar with Rosenborg having already defeated the Norwegian champions this season.

The Hoops won 3-1 at Celtic Park, allowing them to advance to the third round of Champions League qualifying with a 0-0 draw in the return leg.

Since dropping into Europe’s secondary competition, Rosenborg have defeated Cork City and Shkendija to reach the groups.