Celtic v Barcelona UCL 7/11/12 KO 7.45pm

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  1. Lewis1967

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    We have to forget today's result and focus on this massive game. We have some injury worries such as Hooper, Forrest, Samaras, Izzy and Rogne.

    7.45pm kick off
    Live on Sky Sports

    There will be a big display (details in Green Brigade thread please read)

    Come on you Bhoys in green!
     
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    Would be a hard game with Sammy, Hooper and Forrest never mind without.

    Really hope they make it for Wednesday.

    Would take a draw right now.
     
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    This is what it's all about. Playing the cream of Europe in the premier club competition. Players must dream about these matches and it's about to become a reality.

    BRING ON THE BARCA!!!!
     
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    We need Izzy and Sammy back.
     
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    I know I said this before the first Barca game at the Nou Camp, but this is definitely Lennon's biggest game to date. The difference being, no one expected us to go out and attack them away from home, but there might be more expectation on us, in front of 60,000 home supporters, to go out and bring the game to them that little bit more. I just hope we don't get slaughtered if we do try and attack them a little bit.

    Assuming that most of our key players are fit, then I'd play something like this:

    Forster

    Lustig Ambrose Wilson Mulgrew

    Kayal Wanyama

    Brown Ledley Samaras

    Hooper​

    4-2-3-1, with Sammy bombing down the left and creating chances for Hooper.
     
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    Forster
    Lustig Ambrose Wilson Ledley
    Commons Brown Wanyama Kayal Samaras
    Hooper​

    If Izzy is back then I'd play him instead of Commons.
    If Samaras isn't back I'd play ledley LM and Mulgrew at LB.

    If we play 2 up top it has to be Hooper and Watt for me.
     
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    There's no way Ledley will be playing left-back before Mulgrew.
     
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    I'd play him there over Mulgrew because Ledley has a bit of pace about him. Mulgrew might not be quick enough to deal with Pedro, Sanchez and co.
     
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    Ledley isn't a defender though. I don't think he's looked comfortable whenever he's played at LB. We need Mulgrew for his set-pieces too.
     
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    That's true. I take it back :50:
     
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    So * excited.:icon_mrgreen: Bring them on!

    Forster
    Lustig Ambrose Mulgrew Izzy
    Wanyama Kayal
    Brown Ledley Samaras
    Hooper​

    It's harsh on Wilson but I really don't want to see Mulgrew in our midfield and we need Mulgrew for his set piece ability

    Valdes
    Alves Bartra Mascerano Alba
    Busquets
    Xavi Iniesta
    Pedro Messi Tello​

    I think Barca will line up like that.
     
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    Wilson will definitely play mate. He was immense, along with Ambrose, in the first game at the Nou Camp. Kept them at bay for most of the night, but unfortunately, switched off just before HT and more importantly, FT.

    The same thing happened again today against Dundee United. Not playing to the final whistle is costing us these last few weeks.
     
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    I'd go with that line up, but I doubt Samaras in particular is fully fit and Brown didn't look fully fit today either. Brown shouldn't have played today.

    If Samaras isn't fit Commons can play. There are options but Brown or/and Samaras would be a big loss if not fit. Miku after scoring today, might come onto a game and is an option now as well.
     
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    I think we can win this game if we play to our full potential

    Forster

    Lustig Ambrose Wilson Mulgrew

    Kayal Wanyama

    Brown Ledley Samaras

    Hooper
     
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    Im so * raging get to watch the first half but my team won the championship this year and have to go to the presentation :31:
     
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    If we can raise the volume on Sunday to a pitch the players simply haven't experienced before then they can raise their game to a level where they can compete with Barca, i get the slight impression from Messi's comments that Barca wouldn't be disappointed coming away with a point.

    This point would see them qualify. Its a dangerous game because we all know what happened when we tried to play for the draw, but i genuinely believe that on wednesday the atmosphere at Celtic Park will be the best its been for a long long time.

    The atmosphere against benfica was good but it wasn't up there with the usual European atmosphere. Mainly because the game was a bit dull. The full stadium TIFO at the beginning will really get the fans going, this will get the players going and hopefully that will spur us on to get something from the game.
     
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    Hope Charlie Mulgrew isn't playing midfield again. He was fit to do very little going forward against the Barca defence and was dispossessed most of the times he got the ball. We need him there for set pieces but I'd sooner see him at left back or central defense.
     
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    Should be a cracking game with an electric atmosphere. Will we win it? You just never know on nights like these, but in paradise anything can happen.

    Intae them!
     
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    Hope we can sneak a 1-1 but it is going to be very difficult.
     
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    Hope all fans take part in the display and support the team for the full 90 plus mins in voice:50: