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Feb 15, 2018 at 8.05pm UK at ​Celtic Park
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McGregor (78')
Ntcham (57'), Kouassi (73'), Brown (83'), Dembele (84'), Lustig (85')
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Zenit St Petersburg defender Branislav Ivanovic in contention for Celtic game

Ivanovic in contention for Celtic game
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Zenit St Petersburg defender Branislav Ivanovic could return from an eye injury to feature against Celtic in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Zenit St Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini has suggested that Branislav Ivanovic could feature in his squad for the first leg of the Europa League last-32 tie with Celtic.

Ivanovic had been expected to miss the encounter in Glasgow with an eye injury, but Mancini has hinted that he may include the defender on the substitutes' bench.

The Italian is quoted by BBC Sport as saying: "He is getting better, although he is not 100% yet.

"With his experience he is important to us. Maybe he can play or go on the bench. We will decide on Thursday."

Should Ivanovic play against Celtic, the Serbian international will be making his first appearance in the United Kingdom since leaving Chelsea 12 months ago.

Ivanovic made 377 appearances in all competitions during his time at Stamford Bridge.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Zenit St PetersburgZenit108112081225
2FC KrasnodarKrasnodar106131881019
3RostovRostov10532104618
4Spartak Moscow10532107318
5Rubin Kazan10451129317
6CSKA MoscowCSKA10442145916
7Lokomotiv MoscowLokomotiv104331110115
8OrenburgOrenburg10424119214
9Akhmat GroznyAkhmat Grozny10334912-312
10Ural YekaterinburgUral103251017-711
11Arsenal TulaArsenal Tula102441111010
12Dynamo Moscow10244910-110
13Anzhi MakhachkalaAnzhi10316615-910
14Krylia SovetovKrylia Sovetov10316414-1010
15FC UfaUfa10235713-69
16Yenisey KrasnoyarskYenisey10127616-105

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