Soccer Football - Europa League - Group E - Lazio v Celtic - Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy - November 7, 2019 Celtic's Olivier Ntcham celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

The 7 November has become a special day in Celtic history with momentous European results occurring on the very day.

Having celebrated 125 years of the club in St Mary’s Calton where it all began for Celtic the club entertained reigning European champions Barcelona the following evening in front of a packed Celtic Park having narrowly missed out on a famous result in the Nou Camp.

The Celtic team that night wrote themselves into folklore as they defeated Barcelona 2-1 with goals coming from Victor Wanyama and 18-year old Tony Watt.

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Fraser Forster was undoubtedly man of the match for the Hoops on the evening pulling off mesmerising saves to deny some of the world’s best talent.

The English keeper along with Neil Lennon was the common thread seven years later as the Hoops registered their first victory on Italian soil defeating Lazio 2-1 in the Stadio Olimpico as Celtic conquered Rome with goals coming from James Forrest and Olivier Ntcham.

Soccer Football – Europa League – Group E – Lazio v Celtic – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – November 7, 2019 Celtic’s Olivier Ntcham celebrates at the end of the match REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

Celtic also secured qualification to knockout stages of the tournament and would go on to top their Europa League group for the first time in the clubs history.

These two games were undoubtedly the standout results during Lennon’s two stints at the club and will forever be fondly remembered by supporters.

Soccer Football – Europa League – Group E – Lazio v Celtic – Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy – November 7, 2019 Celtic manager Neil Lennon celebrates at the end of the match REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

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