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Celtic boss pleased with Man City recovery from Barcelona disaster

Brendan Rodgers was thrilled with his Celtic side after they breathed some sort of life into their Champions League campaign on Wednesday night.

The Bhoys bounced back from their 7-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona by holding Manchester City to a 3-3 draw at Celtic Park.

Celtic led on three separate occasions throughout the 90 minutes and despite being unable to come away with a victory, the performance pleased Rodgers to a degree.

"I was disappointed by the goals we conceded," he said.

"We can analyse them and the first one was from a mis-hit shot (from Fernandinho) but with the other two, we could do better

"Apart from that, the performance of the team was absolutely outstanding. To perform like that against a team like Man City, it was an incredible performance.

"They have travelled around the Premier League and destroyed teams, hence the reason people thought it was going to be a hugely difficult game for us.

"Tactically if you are not organised against this team, they can really hurt you.

"There is no doubt that was a big performance from ourselves, it was a big step forward for us as a team in terms of our improvement."

Andrew Slevison
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