Celtic put in a stellar performance but Barcelona claim a late late win
Barcelona 2 – Celtic 1 (Champions League, October 23, 2012) (Alternative highlights & longer highlights.) Celtic produced the unthinkable in the 18th minute when a Samaras header from a free-kick was deflected into his own net by Javier Mascherano. Barcelona levelled on the stroke of halftime when a swift attack involving Xavi and Messi was finished expertly by Andres Iniesta. Barcelona claimed a late late win courtesy of a Jordi Alba goal at the death.