Four reasons why Celtic should be confident of reaching the Champions League

Celtic fans are celebrating progression through another qualifying round for the UEFA Champions League after a professional performance away to Rosenborg on Wednesday night.

With injury problems galore both before and during the match, Brendan Rodgers’ team found a way to win, as they have done consistently for months and months now.

It was James Forrest who rattled in the single goal required to win the tie, a player who started the match as a striker in place of the not-quite-ready Leigh Griffiths.

Now they go into Friday’s play-off draw with optimism and confidence, which is well placed. The club and supporters have many reasons to be hopeful about their chances of getting through to the group stages of the competition and here are FOUR of them…