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BARCA IN BOTTLE FURY

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CELTIC’S Euro rivals Barcelona were in the wars as they overwhelmed Valencia 3-2 at the weekend.

Lionel Messi’s late penalty-kick gave Barca three points – and sparked fury among the home fans at the Mestalla.

Valencia condemned supporters who threw bottles at the celebrating visiting players following the Argentinian superstar’s winner.

A section of the home spectators were riled and a plastic bottle caught Neymar in the face and also rebounded onto Luis Suarez.

Both players fell to the ground and Messi led the protests from the Barca players.

Boss Luis Enrique was enraged by the incident and criticised the reaction of the home supporters.

He said: “It certainly isn’t something that the majority of Valencia fans like to see – and me, neither.

“We celebrated a goal as you have to celebrate against an opponent who makes things difficult.”

Messi’s last-minute spot-kick earned the points for the Catalans and he also netted the opener in the first-half.

On-loan Barca striker Munir El Haddadi levelled with a low shot beyond Marc-Andre ter Stegen soon after the break, before Rodrigo put the home outfit ahead.

Suarez finished in typical fashion to bring the champions level before Messi’s late penalty won it in dramatic fashion.

 
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