Champions League round-up: Celtic scrape through to play-off stage

Neil Lennon's side overcame Elfsborg 1-0 on aggregate after a goalless draw in Sweden, while Andrey Arshavin helped Zenit St Petersburg comfortably past FC Nordsjaelland
Celtic, Zenit St Petersburg and PSV Eindhoven avoided shocks to progress to the Uefa Champions League play-offs on Wednesday.

Neil Lennon's side endured an uncomfortable evening, drawing 0-0 with Elfsborg in Sweden.

But the SPL outfit came through their third qualifying round tie thanks to a 1-0 win at home in the first leg.

A Roman Shirokov double allied to goals from Hulk, Danny and Andrey Arshavin helped Zenit complete a 6-0 aggregate victory and 5-0 success on the night over FC Nordsjaelland in Russia, while PSV cruised past 10-man Zulte Waregem courtesy of a 5-0 aggregate win.

A Tim Matavz penalty put PSV on their way to a 3-0 win on Wednesday before Zakaria Bakkali and a Bruno Godeau own goal put the game beyond any doubt.

Austria Wien led 1-0 ahead of their trip to FH and did enough to squeeze through with a goalless draw, while a 1-1 first-leg draw allowed Legia Warsaw to make the next round ahead of 10-man Molde by virtue of away goals, with Emmanuel Ekpo dismissed for two yellow cards for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.

Elsewhere in Europe, Viktoria Plzen rounded off a 10-2 aggregate victory over Estonia's Nomme Kalju by thrashing them 6-2 in the Czech Republic thanks to a hat-trick from Pavel Horvath and further goals from Tomas Horava, Tomas Wagner and Stanislav Tecl. Damiano Quintieri netted a brace for Kalju.

Dinamo Zagreb gained an equally comfortable win over Sheriff in Moldova, with Junior Fernandes, El Arbi Hillel Soudani and Duje Cop completing a 4-0 overall win and 3-0 triumph on the night.

And Metalist's 1-1 home draw with PAOK was enough to put them through, having won 2-0 in the reverse fixture. Sebastian Blanco's 72nd-minute opener was duly cancelled out by Tomas Necid 11 minutes later.