Celtic went into the game to understand that they have this hope smallest proceed in its qualifying group. So that teachers and students Brendan Rodgers to take drastic action game, actively playing pressed Barcelona players right from the start.
Celtic – Barcelona: Class two superstars – 1
Messi opened the scoring for Barcelona at Celtic Park
However, this strategy also opens up big gaps in midfield after the home side, and in his first 20 minutes at least 4 Lionel Messi scoring chances which he missed because of sliding shot down the target or control .
Arrive 24 minutes, Neymar has beautiful lines lob into the penalty area and Messi do not miss, opened the scoring for Barca, impressive combination represents the level of both the ball and the person stopped.
More than 5 minutes late 1st half stoppage time the game is started more attractive. Striker Dembele has 2 chances but did not take advantage of success, while the other side of the pitch, Luis Suarez after 41 minutes with a header from close range pole strain but Craig Gordon was ecstatic goalkeeper saves.
Half to 2, more prosperous Celtic style of play and Dembele missed a good chance with a header straight at Ter Stegen. But they could not see the opportunity, tying it at 54 minutes, with obvious Izaguirre fouled Suarez in the penalty area, enabling Messi scored from the penalty spot.
After the goal, the game slows down and there is less chance of appearing. Messi missed a hat-trick when his shot just wide, Suarez heavy stone columns in a favorable position, and 2-0 was maintained until the end of the war.
Final score: Celtic 0-2 Barcelona (half 1: 0-1)
Goal: Messi 24 ’55’ (pen)