Celtic Calls Defeat of Barcelona 'Unbelievable'

Celtic Calls Defeat of Barcelona 'Unbelievable'

Celtic's manager, Neil Lennon, reflected on one of the finest moments of his life after presiding over a famous defeat of Barcelona. Scotland's champions secured a 2-1 win over the team widely regarded as one of the greatest ever in world football. Celtic are now on the brink of qualification from Group G, with their victory only the second time Barça have lost in any competition since April.

 

"This is up there with anything I have done in my life," Lennon said. "As a player I won things, had a special 10 years under Martin O'Neill [at Leicester and Celtic] and played in some great teams, beating Manchester United and getting to the last 16 of the Champions League. As a manager, I don't know if I will top this; I hope I do, because I am still young and am still learning. But this is up there with anything I have achieved, not just in my football career but in my life."

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