Spanish champions begin their Uefa Champions League campaign in style,smashing 7 goals past Scottish champions Celtic. It was a night to forget for the Scottish champ as the deadly Trio of MSN combined perfectly Once again to destroy their opponent. Barcelona who were coming to this match on the back of surprise 2-1 defeat to the newly promoted side alaves , needed to hit the ground running right from the start and they did exactly that as Messi linked up brilliantly with neymar to give Barcelona the lead in the 3rd minute with a thunderous left foot shot from a very tight angle . Celtic lost a glorious opportunity to go level when Moussa Dembele had his penalty saved by Ter stegen in the 23rd minute and after that it was all Barcelona show, Barcelona and Messi’s second came after he and Neymar combined to bamboozle the Celtic defence, Messi walking it in for number two. Barca’s speed of thought and movement was delicious.
The third was a result of brilliant freekick by Neymar before Iniesta came on at the break and scored the fourth, with a thumping volley of a Neymar cross which was, Messi completed his Hat-trick in the 60th minute scoring a tap-in of a Suarez cross. soon Suarez got his name on the score sheet with a brace to complete the Rout.