Wednesday, September 28, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group C: Barca Battle Back To Overtake Gladbach; Bhoys Battle Citizens To 3-3 Draw In Glasgow

Two Wednesday games were contested in Group C of the UEFA Champions League.

At Monchengladbach, Germany:

Arda Turan (65', that him celebrating with teammates after scoring) and Gerard Pique (74') each scored once as Barcelona came from behind to overtake Borussia Monchengladbach 2-1 on the road.

Getty Images photo

At Glasgow, Scotland:

Fernandinho (12'), Raheem Sterling (28'), and Nolito (55') each scored once for Manchester City as the visitors gained a 3-3 draw with Celtic.  Moussa Debele scored twice (3', 47') and Raheem Sterling (!) once (OG-20') for the Bhoys.  Here's Citizens manager Pep Guardiola giving instructions to his charges.

PA photo via Associated Press by Jane Barlow

Group C Standings:

1. Barcelona (GP: 2; GD: +8; PTS: 6)
2. Manchester City (GP: 2; GD: +4; PTS: 4)
3. Celtic (GP: 2; GD: -7; PTS: 1)
4. Borussia Monchengladbach (GP: 2; GD: -5; PTS: 0)

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