Scott Sinclair suggests two favourable factors against Barcelona

Celtic's Scott Sinclair shoots at goal and hits the post

Celtic will face Barcelona at Celtic Park in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Celtic's Scott Sinclair in action with Hapoel Be’er-Sheva's Ben Bitton

Celtic winger Scott Sinclair has suggested to The Daily Record two factors that could help his side win against Barcelona this week.

Scottish Premiership giants Celtic will take on Spanish powerhouse Barcelona at Celtic Park in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.


The Bhoys are at the bottom of Group C with just two points from four matches.

Barcelona are the current leaders in the group with nine points from four games, two points ahead of second-placed Manchester City.

Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach are third in the group with four points from as many matches.

Luis Enrique’s Barca are firm favourites to win against Celtic in Glasgow on Wednesday evening.

Celtic's Scott Sinclair in action

Celtic winger Sinclair, who is 27 years of age and joined the Bhoys from Aston Villa in the summer transfer window, has suggested two factors that could help his side against the Blaugrana - home fans and an extra day of rest.

“City beat Barcelona, so, definitely, anything can happen and it’s very different when you’re playing at home,” Sinclair told The Daily Record. “Being in front of our own crowd will spur us on because those fans are unbelievable.

“Barcelona have been beaten here before so, hopefully, we’ll do it again. Because we played Kilmarnock on the Friday night we have an extra day’s recovery and that helps.”

Celtic will head into the match against Barcelona on the back of a 1-0 victory over Kilmarnock away from home at Rugby Park in the Scottish Premiership on Friday evening.

Celtic's Scott Sinclair during training

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