CELTIC will get their Europa League group stage campaign under way on Thursday night when Neil Lennon's side face French Cup winners Stade Rennais.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the match.

Where is the game being played?

The match is taking place at Roazhon Park in Brittany.

What time is kick-off?

The game will get under way at 5:55pm on Thursday 19 October.

Evening Times:

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Is it on TV?

Yes. BT Sport 3 will be broadcasting the match live, with their covreage beginning at 5:15pm.

Who are the favourites?

The home side are the bookies' favourites to come put on top and can be backed at around 11/10. If you fancy Celtic to pull off an upset, they can be backed at around 5/2.

What's the latest team news?

Mikey Johnston is still recovering from a groin strain so will not take part in the European match, so Mohammed Elyounoussi could be in line to start in France. Odsonne Edouard is expected to lead the line in attack while Jozo Simunovic and Nir Bitton are unlikely to be fit for the game. Christopher Jullien suffered a head knock against Hamilton but should be fine to start against Rennes.