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Joe Ledley was today still struggling to take in Celtic's historic Champions league win over Barcelona even after watching it on television.

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Barcelona's players reacted calmly to Wednesday's surprise 2-1 Champions League reverse at Celtic when the favourites squandered a chance to qualify from Group G with two games to spare.

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