CELTA THUMP SORRY SIGMA
By Planetfootball staff
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Russian midfielder Valery Karpin (pictured) opened the scoring four minutes before the break as Celta dominated the first half.
Spanish international striker Catanha doubled the lead in the 63rd minute and Edu netted the third just four minutes later.
Karpin wrapped up the victory with the fourth goal two minutes from time to make the second leg nothing more than a formality for Celta.
Real Zaragoza take a commanding lead into their second leg tie with Silkeborg after a convincing 3-0 win at La Romareda.
The Spaniards had to wait until the second half to make their pressure count and they broke the deadlock just three minutes into the second period through Yordi Gonzalez.
Jose Ignacio doubled Zaragoza's lead in the 76th minute and Juanele Castano made sure of victory with the third seven minutes from time to leave them in a confident position to qualify.
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