CELTIC survived a late scare in Europa League play-off versus AZ Alkmaar last month to qualify for the group stages. 

But Ange Postecoglou's managed to come through a second-half onslaught from the Eredivisie outfit to make it into the full competition. 

This week they take on Spanish side Real Betis on MatchDay One. 

The Hoops head to Seville where their European dream ended with a defeat UEFA Cup Final in 2003.

Celtic earned a vital 3-0 win over Ross County on Saturday as a quick bounce-back from defeat to Rangers last time out. 

And the Bhoys will be aiming for similar as they move into Europa League action.

What time does Real Betis vs Celtic kick-off and where will it be held?

  • Celtic take on Real Betis TONIGHT on Thursday, September 16. 
  • The match kicks-off at 5.45pm.
  • The game will be held at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.

What TV channel is Real Betis vs Celtic on and can I live stream it?

  • You can watch the game live on BT Sport 3.
  • Coverage begins at 5.15pm.
  • The match is also available to stream on the BT Sport app or website.

What is the latest team news?

  • Star man Kyogo Furuhashi will remain on the sidelines for this European away day, as the Japanese striker recovers from a knee injury sustained on international duty.
  • Callum McGregor and Liel Abada will also be missing. 
  • While Anthony Ralston is back in for this one.
  • Greg Taylor was forced off in the Ross County triumph at the weekend. 
  • Adam Montgomery could slot in in his absence.