Gutted Neil Lennon defiant despite AC Milan stunner

Despite Celtic losing 20 of their last 22 away encounters in the competition, it was a harsh result for the visitors, who sit bottom of the group ahead of their meeting with Barcelona in two weeks' time.

updated: September 19, 2013 10:34 IST
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Milan: Celtic manager Neil Lennon insisted the Scottish champions' bid to qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League remains intact despite falling to two late goals against Group H rivals AC Milan on Wednesday.

Celtic beat Barcelona at home and Shakhtar Donetsk home and away during last year's group campaign to make the last 16 where the Scots were eventually humbled by Juventus.

This season Lennon's men battled through a tough qualifying campaign to be drawn again with fellow former champions Barcelona, Ajax and Milan.

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