Celtic v Cluj Predictions & Betting Odds – 3rd October 2019

Will Celtic earn revenge over Cluj

Celtic v Cluj

Celtic v Cluj Betting Tips – Europa League, 3rd October 8.00pm

Celtic are playing catch up after having drawn their opening game of this campaign. Their opponents Cluj took three points from their opener. Back in the Champions League third qualifying round, Romanian side Cluj pulled off a massive shock at Celtic Park in the second leg of their tie to dump Celtic to the Europa League. They followed suit after falling from the playoffs. So now they meet again. Read our predictions for Celtic v Cluj.

Celtic v Cluj Betting Odds*

1 X 2
1/2 11/4 13/2

Europa League Betting at Bet365

Celtic News and Form – Can Celtic earn revenge over Cluj?

How much will Celtic be looking forward to this game? Back in the Champions League third qualifying round, they met and it was advantage Celtic after a 1-1 draw in Romania in the first leg. They were then taken down 3-4 at home in the second leg in a shock defeat in Glasgow. So that dropped them to the Europa League. In their Europa League campaign last season, Celtic lost five of their games, two of those happening in the round of sixteen against Valencia.

Draw/Celtic HT/FT


The Scottish Champions have already dropped points in a 1-1 draw at Rennes in this campaign, so can’t afford to drop more here. It is a W7 D4 L7 record on home soil in the Europa League proper that they have taken. They have, however, lost their last two such fixtures at Parkhead. It is a W3 L1 record in four home games they have earned this season in European action.

Celtic v Cluj Head to Head

The two met in this season’s Champions League qualifiers
There was a 1-1 draw in Romania in the first leg
Celtic collapsed to a 3-4 home defeat in the second leg

Key-Facts – Celtic v Cluj

  • Celtic took a 1-1 draw against Rennes in their opener
  • Cluj have lost all four of their previous away games in the Europa League
  • The Romanians have won one of their last five games on the road in Europe


Cluj News and Form

Reigning European champions Cluj will have fond memories of their trip to Glasgow. Following their win over Celtic in the third qualifying round of the Champions League qualifiers, they then lost to Slavia Prague in the playoff round. In the Europa League, they have played four previous away games and from those, they have lost all of them.

Their win at Celtic Park this season is Cluj’s only win in their last five European away games (D1 L3). There has been a lot of progress from this season, as the last term they couldn’t even get out of the Europa League qualifiers. Will they be able to pull off another famous upset in Glasgow?

Celtic v Cluj Tips & Odds

Celtic to win by a 1 goal margin at 9/4
Over 2.5 goals at 6/5
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on September 29th, 2019 at 2:17 p.m.)

Celtic v Cluj Predictions

Celtic to win: It’s not about revenge it is about composure and progress for the Hoops. That home loss against Cluj earlier this season was a big upset, the likes of which should not happen against. Home win