Latest update: 19/08/2009
- Arsenal - Champions League - football
Arsenal ease past Celtic to close in on Champions League
A deflected William Gallas opener and second-half own goal from Gary Caldwell gave Arsenal a 2-0 win in their UEFA Champions League play-off. Elsewhere, Fiorentina held Sporting Lisbon to a 2-2 draw, while Stuttgart beat Timisoara 2-0.
Reuters - Arsenal, VfB Stuttgart and Olympiakos Piraeus all scored 2-0 away wins in their final Champions League playoff matches on Tuesday to take a big stride towards the group stage before next week's second legs.