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Celtic's Scott Brown with Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers at the end of the game

Brendan Rodgers pays tribute to Barcelona after Celtic are thrashed

Brendan Rodgers said that Barcelona “beat you up with the ball” on a night on which he likened the Camp Nou pitch to an ice-rink, the game whizzing past his helpless players. Celtic fell to a 7-0 defeat but their manager insisted that there was “no embarrassment” and that he could not have asked for any more from his team.