Celtic FC 2-1 FC Barcelona

Celtic FC
 FC Barcelona
●Wanyama 21' ●Watt 82'
●Messi 91'
(November 8, 2012)

The fourth win in the Champions League has not been possible for FC Barcelona. The club has fallen on the field of Celtic's 2-1 qualifying round and will have to wait. Lennon's team has advanced to a Wanyama goal in the first half. Watt sentenced to 2-0 at the 82nd minute. In the discount, Messi made it 2-1 which was dedicated to his son Thiago. 


Despite being recovered from the ankle injury, Piqué has been on the bench. Tito Vilanova has chosen to place to Bartra and Mascherano as central pair. Instead, it has been Celtic have the Greek Samaras, dragging discomfort in the ankle from the match at the Camp Nou. As happened in the Camp Nou, Celtic has taken the lead on the scoreboard after a goal Wanyama who headed in a corner. 

At 1-0, Celtic has followed the expected script. They closed with a cobweb back and very difficult to break. And if you ask a club, with 82% possession in the first half has insisted no luck to get the tie. For FC Barcelona, Forster's goal made them small, Messi sent a shot against the crossbar in the first chance to start the comeback. And head Alexis, has directed a shot that ended up in the bottom left of Forster.

Neither strategy has changed in the second half Celtic. Closed back, Forster has become one of the heroes of the Glasgow team stopping two shots from Messi and one from Alexis with a providential hand. Neither input Cesc, Piqué and Villa nor any change course. Piqué, incidentally, did not play for two months. 

The possible tie to one with a direct free-kick into the hands of Messi Forster passed to 2-0. Forster has put the ball into play quickly with a shot from distance that Xavi and could not divert the ball has gone to Watt boots. In a swift action, has been beat Valdés and kill the game in the 82nd minute. Already in the discount, Messi made it 2-1 and has been able to devote to his son Thiago, although it has not served to avoid defeat. Despite this defeat, FC Barcelona will continue as Group G leader with nine points.

Team Line-ups:

Celtic FC
FC Barcelona
1.Fraser Forste
1.Víctor Valdés
2.Adam Matthews
2.Dani Alves
4.Efe Ambrose
14.Javier Mascherano
6.Kelvin Wilson
15.Marc Bartra(3.Gerard Piqué 71')
23.Mikael Lustig(32.Tony Watt 72')
18.Jordi Alba
15.Kris Commons
25.Alex Song(4.Cesc Fábregas 71')
16.Joe Ledley
6.Xavi Hernández
21.Charlie Mulgrew
8.Andrés Iníesta
67.Victor Wanyama
9.Alexis Sánchez(7.David Villa 65')
10.Lionel Messi
9.Georgios Samaras(33.Baram Kayal 79')
17.Pedro Rodríguez

Match Statistics:

Celtic FC

FC Barcelona
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Ball Possession
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