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A dramatic stoppage time strike from James Forrest secured Celtic's place in the Champions League group phase as the Scottish champions defeated Shakhter Karagandy 3-0 to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg in Kazakhstan. 

Celtic's Scottish midfielder James Forrest (C) takes part in a training session at Lennoxtown training facility near Glasgow, Scotland, on September 18, 2012. A dramatic stoppage time strike from Forrest secured Celtic's place in the Champions League group phase as the Scottish champions defeated Shakther Karagandy 3-0 to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg in Kazakhstan.

Spurred on by their passionate support Celtic piled forward from the first whistle with Shakhter 'keeper Alexsandr Mokin forced into a string of fine saves before Kris Commons made the breakthrough in first half stoppage time with a superb long-range strike.

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