Tuesday, November 01, 2016

UEFA Champions League, Group C: Citizens Shock Barca; Bhoys and Gladbach Draw in Germany

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

At Monchengladbach, Germany:

Moussa Dembele's equalizer in the 76th minute (that's him celebrating after scoring) carried Celtic to a 1-1 road draw with Borussia Monchengladbach.  Lars Stindl scored for the hosts in the 32nd minute.  The defeat prevented the Catalans from clinching a knockout-stage berth.

Associated Press photo by Martin Meissner

At Manchester, England:

Ilkay Gundogan City make Barcelona suffer in comeback victoryscored twice (39', 75') as Manchester City knocked off visiting Barcelona 3-1.  Here are the happy Citizens celebrating after their big home victory.

Photo from UEFA website

Group C Standings:

1. Barcelona (GP: 4; GD: +10; PTS: 9)
2. Manchester City (GP: 4; GD: +2; PTS: 7)
3. Borussia Monchengladbach (GP: 4; GD: -3; PTS: 4)
4. Celtic (GP: 4; GD: -9; PTS: 2)

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