sport news Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers targets clean sheet

Boss Brendan Rodgers believes the clean sheet Celtic take into their Champions League qualifier against Rosenborg on Wednesday night could be crucial.

The Eliteserien leaders, who are 17 games into their domestic season, were more than worth the goalless draw in the first leg of their third qualifier at Parkhead last week.

While the Norwegian club are said by many to be in the driving seat ahead of the return game at the Lerkendal Stadion, the Northern Irishman disagrees.

Brendan Rodgers speaks during a press-conference in Trondheim on Tuesday

Brendan Rodgers speaks during a press-conference in Trondheim on Tuesday

'We kept a clean sheet and home or away in the second leg, that is important,' said Rodgers, who confirmed striker Leigh Griffiths and defender Erik Sviatchenko are back in contention after recovering from their respective calf and groin injuries.

'I said before the game last week that it wouldn't be won in that game.

'There is still another game to play, in Rosenborg.

'We expected another tough game tonight .

'We know we can score the goals that

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