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Last Updated: Monday, 1 November, 2004, 11:27 GMT
Aghahowa issues Celtic warning
A draw is not good enough for us. We are coming over to Glasgow to get three points
Shakhtar Donetsk striker Julius Aghahowa

Shakhtar Donetsk striker Julius Aghahowa has vowed to inflict more Champions League misery on Celtic.

The Nigerian international insists his side can repeat their 3-0 first-leg victory when the two sides clash at Parkhead on Tuesday.

He said: "We want to do to Celtic what we did to them in Donetsk so we are preparing very hard for the game."

"A draw is not good enough for us. We are coming over to Glasgow to get three points," he added.

The Group F encounter promises to be a fiery affair following comments made by Shakhtar's Ciprian Marica after the game in Ukraine.

The Romanian star called Celtic "monsters" and claimed Martin O'Neill's players had targeted him throughout the first tie.

But Aghahowa, who scored both goals for his country in a 2-1 win over Scotland in 2002, insists he is not afraid of the Old Firm outfit.

"I know Celtic's defence will be aggressive and I'll have to be tricky but I will be prepared for this," he said.

"I think I will be able to score against Celtic."

Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu, who arrived in Glasgow with his team on Sunday, has injury concerns over Marica and Razvan Rat.

Celtic coach O'Neill has problems of his own, with striker Chris Sutton ruled out, and question marks hanging over Henri Camara, Alan Thompson, Bobo Balde, Stan Varga and Joos Valgaeren.





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