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1971-09-01: Celtic 3-0 Nacional, Friendly
- Celtic legend Jimmy McGrory performs the official opening of the new main stand which has cost a sum of £350,000 to build.
- Estimated attendance 60,000.
- Nacional are South American champions and the Uruguayan goverment have commisioned a stamp in their honour.
- This was Nacional's only defeat of their European tour.
ReviewNacional officials praise Celtic's performance after the game.
Lennox shows great opportunism with two goals but Connelly again grabs the headlines with a classy display of passing and anticipation.
Celtic:- Williams, Hay, Gemmell, Murdoch, McNeill, Connelly, Johnstone, Lennox, Dalglish, Callaghan, Macari.
Goals:- Lennox 30, 85 Callaghan 32.
Nacional:- Manga Anchenta Brunel Blonco Castillo Mujicia Prieto Maniero Esparrago Artete Morales
Ref: W Mullen (Dalkeith)
- Match Report(see below)
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