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Celtic 0 - 2 Barcelona : Two Goals From Lionel Messi Qualifies Barcelona

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Group C fixture between Celtic and Barcelona ended 2-0 in favour of the Catalan Champions courtesy of the four time world best player Lionel Messi who scored 2 Goals, one in the First half and the second 56 minutes in the second half from the penalty Spot to lift his team above any competition, and also Qualification.

At Celtic Park, there was a lot of pressure on the  home team to make their first win in the competition, coming all out for Attack lead to a trailing position just 24 minutes.  Assisted by a wonderful pass from Neymar, Lionel Messi made a wonderful finish. A few seconds later the Celtic side nearly went down by two, thanks to Craig Gordon save which stopped Luis Suarez from scoring.

Dumbele who was Celtics key man missed a wonderful and only side chance for his side to get back  to leveled terms, the Celtic side had been so aggressive in the first few minutes into the game, aiming to stop the repeating Nou Camp trashing.

The second 45 minutes was all one sided as the visitors became more threat to the Celtic side, Suarez missing all the chances, also Neymar but that moment came that the score had to change, Messi at the penalty spot gave the Goal keeper no chance, placed it behind the net.

Barcelona qualified, also Manchester City from this group but the last fixture will determine which team will end up in Europa League.

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