Vital Football

Latest Dundee United News

Celtic Can Still Beat AC Milan

Celtic Can Still Beat AC Milan

Dundee United manager Craig Levein is backing Celtic to progress to get through to the quarter-finals of the European Cup, when they travel to Italy next month for the 2nd leg of their match against AC Milan.

Celtic play the Italian giants in the San Siro on the 7th of March, after holding AC Milan to a 0-0 goalless draw at Parkhead this week.

Although, Levein admits it will be still be a very difficult task for Gordon Strachan's side, because AC Milan are a well-organised team.

"I remember playing against Italian opposition for Hearts and its never easy," admitted Levein this week.

"Their teams are always well measured, very strong and especially good on the counter-attack"

"In saying that, I think Celtic have a reasonably good fighting chance in the San Siro. No disrespect to Milan, but I don't feel they're in the same class as a few years ago when they had the likes of Marco van Basten to call upon."

"Celtic play a style of football now that's well suited to Europe, so hopefully that will work in their favour."

Related Links
Vital Football:
Dundee United Site
Latest SPL News
More United News:
News Archive
Weekend Used For Shooting Practice
Goodwillie Not Joining Airdrie...Yet
We Benefit From Watching AC Milan
Only £251,535 Behind Hull City?
We Have Our Own Shunsuke Nakamura!
Dundee Utd Should Have Beaten Hibs
Arabs 0, Hibernian 0
1 Win In 15 Games vs Hibs?
Now Levein Targets Top Six Place
McLeish Was Best Man For The Job
Dunfermline Leapfrog Dundee United?
Have Your Say:
Dundee United Forums
All SPL Forums

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Arab Jacques
Date:Friday February 23 2007
Time: 9:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Dundee United Articles

Dundee United 2 Dumbarton 1

Dundee United are now in second place in the Championship following their 2-1 victory against Dumbarton at Tannadice.

The Tangerines were boosted by a Mark Docherty own-goal early in the second-half and William Edjenguele soon added another from close-in.

However, Robert Thomson replied for the visitors from substitute Andy Stirling's delivery with seventeen minutes remaining.

The hosts should really have been in front on six minutes when Willo Flood released Nick van der Ve

Boss hails victory

Dundee United manager Ray McKinnon hailed a "fine" three points following the 2-1 victory against Dumbarton at Tannadice.

Stats: Dundee United v Dumbarton

All the stats from Dundee United (2) vs (1) Dumbarton, Tannadice, Sat 22nd Oct 3.00pm Att: 5,979

Team Line-Ups: Dundee United v Dumbarton

Team line-ups for Dundee United v Dumbarton at Tannadice.

Archived Vital Arabs Articles

Vital Arabs articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ray McKinnon was the right choice as manager?
Suggested By: Vital Arabs

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 8 7 1 0 22 18
2 Aberdeen 9 5 3 1 18 9
3 Hearts 9 5 2 2 17 9
4 St. Johnstone 10 5 2 3 17 3
5 Rangers 9 4 3 2 15 0
6 Inverness 10 2 4 4 10 -5
7 Ross County 10 2 4 4 10 -6
8 Kilmarnock 10 2 4 4 10 -10
9 Motherwell 9 2 3 4 9 -3
10 Hamilton 9 1 5 3 8 -4
11 Partick 9 1 4 4 7 -4
12 Dundee 10 1 3 6 6 -7
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Dundee United Results (view all)

Dundee United Fixtures (view all)

Nov 8 2016 7:45PM : Dunfermline Athletic (H)
Scottish Championship
Nov 12 2016 12:30PM : Dunfermline Athletic (a)
Petrofac Training Cup
Dec 2 2016 7:45PM : Hibernian (H)
Scottish Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Dumbarton (a)
Scottish Championship
Jan 6 2017 7:45PM : Hibernian (a)
Scottish Championship
Jan 14 2017 3:00PM : Queen of the South (H)
Scottish Championship
The Vital Football Members League