Well that was some performance. After that shock defeat during the weekend, doubts were raised, But in 90 minutes they have turned their doubters into believers that they could actually win the Champions League.
It started off in pretty expectant fashion with Messi getting on the scoresheet in the 4th minute. Celtic could have equalised when they won a penalty but Dembele's effort wasn't a good one and Ter Stegen made a comfortable stop.
It was a sign of things to come as it started to go south for the visitors. Messi got his second minutes later as the scoreline stood at 2-0 at halftime. In the second half, Neymar got on the scoresheet followed by a sumptuous Iniesta volley marking his return in style.
Messi then completed his hat-trick with a simple tap in. All that was missing was Suarez's name on the scoresheet. The Uruguayan was not going to miss out on this opportunity and scored twice in the closing stages of the game.
It will be a long trip back to Scotland for Rodgers and his team
91' Celtic players hoping the whistle will blow soon! They have been through the ringer here. Will not be easy to recover from this mentally
89' Will Suarez get his hat-trick now? Surely there isn't enough time?
84' If Barca can keep this level of performance up for the whole UCL campaign they could win it. They aren't favourites this time but on this performance no team would want to face them!
82' This could be one of the biggest wins in Champions League history
78' At this point you just have to feel for Celtic! Maybe Barca will allow them to score one just to bring their spirits up a bit!
74' Celtic finally get out of their own box after a period of constant pressure from Barcelona thanks to a foul by Rafinha!
70' Last 20 minutes of the game. Suarez still not on the scoresheet as of yet
68' Rodgers making a couple of changes as Armstrong comes in for Roberts
65' Ter Stegen probably wishing he could get in on the act as well! Only has the pleasure of watching this from a front row seat! Unlucky him right?
63' This could turn into one of the biggest humiliations in Champions League history if Celtic are not careful!
59' After playing it around for a while Neymar just pops in a cross and Iniesta just rifles his volley brilliantly into the back of the net! That was some strike!
58' Barca taking a little easier after that 3rd goal. Biding their time to find an opening
53' Barca have started the half just like they ended it, dominating the opposition
NEYMAR SCORES!!! ITS 3-0!!
49' Barca have a free-kick, in Messi range
And we are back underway
HALF TIME: Barcelona 2-0 Celtic
44' OVER THE BAR! Neymar puts in ball that bounces up in front of Messi and he tries to keep the half-volley down but can't do so
43' Celtic have the ball in the back of the net but it's a clear offside against the attacker
40' Yellow card for Raktiic for a foul on Brown when Celtic were on the break
38' How the cameramen are keeping up with the action is a mystery!
33' ITS RAINING CHANCES!! Neymar finds Alba on the overlap who cuts it back for Gomes in front of the box but his shot is blocked by two defenders in front of the box!
32' TERRIFIC MOVE AGAIN! Messi plays Gomes in between two defenders and he finds SUare on the edge of the box with a cutback. The Uruguayan tries to chip the keeper who was off his line and he wasn't too far away
30' Messi now on a hat-trick!
29' Celtic have paid for their mistake almost immediately!
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