Opponents: vs SL Benfica
Competition: Canadian National Exhibition Cup
Venue: BMO Field, Toronto
Referee: Silvu PETRESCO (CANADA)
Comments: Celtic squad was missing 13 internationals, who were all on duty with their respective countries. Celtic played a young team with only two first team regulars. Benfica also had internationals missing but had a few of their 'big guns' playing as well.
Celtic and Benfica last met in the 2007 UEFA Champions League. Each team won 1-0 at home.
Manager: Gordon Strachan
Scorers: Paul McGowan 45
Team: Dom Cervi; Andreas Hinkel, Josh Thompson, Anton Kurakins, Danny Fox, Mark Wilson (Krisjanis Vallers 76), Marc Crosas, Paddy McCourt, Lucas Santonocito (James Forrest 70), Paul McGowan , Koki Mizuno.
Manager: Jorge JESUS
Scorers: Keirrison 3, Pinto 58, Saviola 72
Team: Júlio César, Luís Filipe (Ruben Amorim 19 (Tiago Ribeiro 90)), Roderick, Sidnei, Shaffer , Javi García (David Luiz 55), Rúben Pinto (Diogo Figueiras 81), César Pexoto, Di María (c) , Nélson Oliveira (Saviola 63), Keirrison.
Subs not used: unknown.