Rogic aids Celtic cause

Herald Sun - - SPORT -

SOC­CEROOS star Tom Rogic played a key role as Celtic beat Leipzig 2-1 to claw back to joint sec­ond in Group B of the Europa League yes­ter­day, equal with the Ger­man club.

Rogic played a full game in cen­tral mid­field as man­ager Bren­dan Rodgers went for broke, win­ning via Od­sonne Edouard’s 79th-minute strike.

Salzburg qual­i­fied for the knock­out phase with a 5-2 thrash­ing of Rosen­borg in the group’s other match. Takumi Mi­namino scored a hat-trick.

Ar­se­nal made it through af­ter a 0-0 home draw against Sport­ing marred by a se­ri­ous an­kle in­jury to English striker Danny Welbeck, who needed oxy­gen be­fore he was taken to hos­pi­tal.

In Bel­gium, Aus­tralian goal­keeper Danny Vukovic helped host Genk to a 1-1 draw against Turk­ish club Be­sik­tas to stay top of Group I.

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