Thursday, February 28, 2008

Barcelona Ends Celtic's Home European Record

FC Barcelona showed their class ending Celtic's home European record with a 3-2 win. Celtic took the lead at the 15th minute with a powerful header from Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink but Lionel Messi leveled the match a few minutes later.

A looping header by debutant Barry Robson just before the end of the first half put Celtic back in the lead. But Thierry Henry tied the game with a goal in the 52nd minute and Barca dominated the second half. Lionel Messi sent in a second goal in the 79th minute giving Barcelona the win.

Pictures of the goal scorers can be viewed below.

1-0 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink 15"

1-1 Lionel Messi 18"

2-1 Barry Robson 38"

2-2 Thierry Henry 52"

2-3 Lionel Messi 79"

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