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Celtic have a new challenge on Thursday as they head into this Europa League Qualifiers fixture against Riga FC.
To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Riga FC v Celtic, scroll down - plus the latest match odds.
Riga FC will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-0 Europa League Qualifiers triumph vs Tre Fiori.
In their preceding six fixtures, Mihails Koņevs's Riga FC have hit the target a total of 6 times - an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.
Celtic go into this match following a 3-2 Premiership win with the eclipse of Livingston in their most recent match.
In that match, Celtic managed 71% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. For Celtic, goals were scored by Callum McGregor (20'), Ryan Christie (23') and Albian Ajeti (52'). On the other side, Livingston got 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Jason Holt (16') and Julien Serrano (78') scored for Livingston.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games involving Celtic, a minimum of three goals have gone in. The overall average number of goals per match within that spell is 3.33, with the number of goals averaged by The Bhoys standing at 2.5.
Team News: Riga FC
Riga FC manager Mihails Koņevs will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Celtic
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, Celtic manager Neil Lennon has zero fitness worries to report coming into this game.
When taking all factors into account, Riga FC have the firepower to put one past this Celtic outfit, although one goal is unlikely to be enough to give them the result that they want.
Our selection here is for both teams to score in a 1-2 victory for Celtic at the end of this one. Should be a good one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Skonto stadions (8,807)
Captain: Oļegs Laizāns
Chairman: Aleksandrs Pronins
Manager: Mihails Koņevs
Competitions: Europa League Qualifiers (Third Round)