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Super strikes for Chelsea and Celtic
by Samuel Charles, November 7th, 2012 11:42PM
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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] Defending champion Chelsea won a riveting shootout with Shakhtar Donetsk in London 3-2, while tournament favorite Barcelona lost at a supercharged Celtic Park in Glasgow 2-1, during Champions League play on Wednesday.

Victor Moses’ last-touch winner put Chelsea first in Group E on goal difference, a tie would’ve meant third. Chelsea and Shakhtar have 7 points, Juventus 6, and Nordjsnaelland 1, after Juve’s 4-0 win over FCN. Chelsea is at Juve in two weeks in what looks to be an epic showdown.

Shakhtar’s owner, Rinat Akhmetov, has more money, $16 billion, than his opulent counterpart, Roman Abramovich, worth a reported $12 billion, and his excellent team continued to impress, even in defeat, at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

In a game rife with Brazilians, goals, and quality soccer, it was a pair of unfortunate touches by Ukrainian keeper Andriy Pyatov, which accounted for both Chelsea’s goals, until the final touch. Highlights ...



Oscar’s golazo makes it 2-1. Pyatov comes out of his area to head a dangerous cross from Juan Mata, where the poised playmaker volleys home another gorgeous UCL goal, his fourth in as many games. The young Brazilian has yet to score in eight EPL games …

 

One day after celebrating its 125th anniversary Celtic shocked Barcelona, 2-1. Tony Watt doubles the lead in the 83rd minute in Glasgow, 11 minutes into his UCL debut. If he hasn’t bought a drink yet in his native Scotland the 18-year-old may never know what that feels like, not after finishing this rare miscue from Xavi at an electric Celtic Park ...



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