Funny, funny ‘Super Score Board’ and the laughs are on RB Leipzig

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WANT to know something very, very funny?

The Salzburg scoreboard operator, who we’d like to think is an Unrepentant Green and White so and so, displayed the wrong score during the Salzburg v Leipzig match last night and the German club’s players – in Glasgow they didn’t actually field any actual Germans – reckoned that things were going their way in Norway.

And they thought that all the way to the final whistle. They may have lost but Rosenborg had done them a massive favour – or so the Leipzig players thought. They’d have needed something much stronger than a can of Red Bull when the awful truth reached them of Scotty Sinclair’s headed winner for Celtic.

“It was a disappointing result, but it would have been especially bitter had Celtic won at Rosenborg of course,” the RB Leipzig star Stefan Ilsanker stated in a post match TV interview.

The former Salzburg midfielder was then informed that the final score in Norway was Rosenborg 0-1 Celtic and not Rosenborg 1-0 Celtic and his response to hearing this bad news was priceless!

“Oh…they displayed the wrong score in the stadium.

“In that case we are in a really sh*t position in the group then.”

It turns out that there was little brotherly love between the two Energy Drink Giants. The Salzburg fans displayed a big banner ridiculing the German side for its lack of history which prompted the RB Leipzig manager, a former Director of Football at Salzburg to hit back.

“I think you will there is very little difference between the clubs in terms of how old we are,” Ralph Rangnick stated.

“The facts are Salzburg have a far easier time of it in the Austrian Bundesliga. If we relax for a second in the Bundesliga we will get punished.

“That’s simply not the case in Austria.”

Given that Rangnick needs Salzburg to do his side a massive favour by winning in Glasgow in two weeks, you would have thought he’d have been better off praising the Austrians for winning the group with 5 straight wins rather than having a go at them.

Not that Celtic will mind if the cousins have fallen out.

Try David Potter’s League Cup Quiz and see how you get on…

Welcome to your League Cup Quiz


Celtic won the League Cup for the first time in 1956. Who did they beat in the in the Final Replay?


Celtic retained the trophy in 1957, beating Rangers 7-1 in the Final. What was the score at half-time?


Which Celtic player scored two penalties to give Celtic a 2-1 win over Rangers in the 1965 League Cup Final?


Celtic won the League Cup in October 1966, beating Rangers by 1-0 in the Final.  Which Celtic defender was the hero that day for pulling off a remarkable goal-line clearance to ensure the Cup was won?


Celtic played Dundee in the League Cup Final in October 1967, before boarding a plane to fly to Argentina. The Final had 8 goals and was regarded as one of the best ever Finals. What was the final score?


Which of these goalscorers became only the second player to score a hat-trick in a League Cup Final for Celtic (the first was Billy McPhail in 1957 in the 7-1 game), when Celtic defeated Hibs by 6-2 in the delayed final played in April 1969? (There had been a fire at Hampden, thus the delay).


Which Celtic player scored a diving header to beat Rangers in an earlier round then was sensationally dropped by Jock Stein for the Final against St Johnstone in 1969?


Celtic's 8th League Cup Final win came in October 1974 with a 6-3 win over Hibs. Dixie Deans became the third Celtic player to score a hat-trick in the Final,  and Jimmy Johnstone and Paul Wilson both scored. Which Celtic player scored the other goal in this final?


Celtic's next victory in the League Cup came in 1982 when goals from Nicholas and MacLeod gave Celtic a 2-1 over Rangers. In which month was the Final played?


Which Celtic player did NOT score in the 3-0 League Cup Final win at Ibrox over Dundee United on St Andrews Day in 1997?


Name the Celtic manager for the the Scottish League Cup win of March 2000 over Aberdeen?


Henrik Larsson scored a hat-trick for ten man Celtic in the Final against Kilmarnock in March 2002. Which Celtic player was sent off by Hugh Dallas in this final?


The 2006 League Cup Final win over Dunfermline was the first trophy win for Gordon Strachan as Celtic manager and also gave Dion Dublin the only medal of his career. Which Celtic legend was honoured at this game?


The League Cup Final against Rangers in March 2009 finished goalless after 90 minutes before Darren O'Dea gave Celtic the lead. Who scored a penalty with the last kick of the ball to make the final score Celtic 2 Rangers 0?


Which Celtic player missed a penalty in the League Cup Final win over Dundee in March 2015?


In the Invincible season, which Celtic star did not score in the 3-0 win over Aberdeen in the League Cup Final?


Celtic defeated Motherwell by 2-0 in last season's League Cup Final. Who was the referee that day?

Also on The Celtic Star…

Celtic’s League Cup Wins, No.14: Skelped by O’Dea and McGeady…See HERE.

‘Celtic star could play in the English Premiership with no problem,’ McInnes…See HERE.

‘Beware The Serpent of Complacency,’ David Potter on Sunday’s Cup Final…See HERE.

‘Inch Perfect,’ Scotty Sinclair’s Forrest praise…See HERE.

‘The Salzburg game will be a fantastic demonstration of what the Celtic support is about,’ Brendan…See HERE.

Celtic’s League Cup Wins, No.13: Dion Dublin’s one and only medal…See HERE.

Jim Craig – 3-0 to Celtic and the fans went wild with delight…See HERE.


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