Barça beats Celtic in first pre-season friendly

August 1, 2016

Saturday night saw FC Barcelona play their first pre-season match when they faced Celtic at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium.

The squad included a mixture of both regulars and younger faces with Leo Messi playing the first half. Arda Turan scored the opener after 11 minutes, with Leigh Griffiths equalising just before the half hour. However, a couple of minutes later Efe Ambrose reached the ball only to see it roll into his own net and putting the Catalans ahead again. Munir made it three for Barça towards the end of the first half, which turned out to be the last of the match. Barcelona faces Leicester City in Stockholm on Wednesday.

0-1 Arda Turan (min 11)
1-1 Leigh Griffiths (min 29)
1-2 Efe Ambrose (min 31)
1-3 Munir (min 41)

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