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Celtic could do with a shock win over Bayern Munich on Tuesday night to improve their hopes of Champions League football after Christmas.
The Germans aren’t unaccustomed to flying home from Scotland after an unexpected defeat, as back in February, 1989, they travelled to Tynecastle to face Hearts in a UEFA Cup tie.
The Jambos had already beaten St Patrick’s Athletic, Austria Vienna and Velez Mostar to reach the quarter-finals.
26,294 packed Tynecastle for the tie, despite the match being shown live on TV, something which earned Hearts owner, Wallace Mercer, a hefty SFA fine as he’d not sought permission to broadcast the match!
Iain Ferguson scored the only goal, a rasping 25-yarder from Tosh McKinlay’s short free-kick.
Jambo joy was short-lived, however, as Bayern won the return in Munich 2-0.