CELTIC fans will find out today if UEFA will close the entire Stadio Olimpico for their Europa League Group E encounter against Lazio on Thursday, November 7.
Neil Lennon is due to take the team to Rome for the fourth game, but fascist salutes made by supporters in the Curva Nord section could lead to a heavy sanctions from Europe’s soccer bosses.
UEFA originally stated they would announce their decision on proceedings against Lazio by Thursday, but they have now brought forward the case.
There have been continuous problems with a group of followers of the Serie A outfit and there are fears stict sanctions could now be imposed which may result in the match against the Hoops being played behind closed doors.
The Italians have handed the Scots an allocation of 9,000 tickets with many of the champions’ supporters already paying for travel and accommodation.
UEFA may take this into account before they deliver their decision.
Celtic are due to play Lazio in Glasgow a week on Thursday. They have already drawn 1-1 away at Rennes and beaten Cluj 2-0 at Parkhead to sit top of the group on three points.