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Celtic 6-0 KR Reykjavik: Scottish giants cruise through first Champions League test

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Mohamed Elyounoussi scored twice in a strong showing from Celtic as they eased to victory in their first Champions League preliminary game.

Celtic swept to a 6-0 win over KR Reykjavik as the Scottish giants reached the second round of Champions League qualifying.

Mohamed Elyounoussi scored the first and last goals of a Celtic Park rout as the Icelandic visitors found themselves outclassed by Neil Lennon's men.

An own goal from Arnor Sveinn Adalsteinsson was followed by Christopher Jullien getting on the scoresheet as Celtic led 3-0 in just 31 minutes, with Greg Taylor adding a fourth at the start of the second half.

Odsonne Edouard scored a fifth in the 72nd minute before Elyounoussi hit the sixth of the night in stoppage time.

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