The mood was briefly dampened when France defender Umtiti was dismissed in the 79th minute for a second yellow card, ruling him out of Barca's next Champions League game away to Tottenham Hotspur on October 3. The Catalans and their players including Leo Messi and Luis Suarez have highlighted their hunger to win the Champions League after watching arch rivals Real Madrid lift the prestigious accolade on three consecutive occasions. "I have to do my best to try and help us win", the Mexican winger insisted. It's hard to explain it.
"The way that City play and the players they have mean that they of course have to be amongst the favourites and I'm certain they will do better than last year's effort of being knocked out in the quarter-finals by Liverpool".
"Watch the matches live on Astro TV and Astro GO", he said.
"My goal is to improve at everything and if I want to be like Andres Iniesta, I have to improve a lot".
Lionel Messi seems determined to rule the UEFA Champions League again.
Dembele would double the hosts' lead in the 74th minute, scoring on a brilliant individual play.
In the other Group B game played on Tuesday, Inter Milan scored two late goals, including a stoppage-time victor, to mark their return to the Champions League with a 2-1 comeback victory against Tottenham.
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She said that the counter-proposal will not "solve the issue of no hard border by having a hard border 20km inside Ireland ". But he insisted his U-turn was not backing a re-run but giving the public "a say for the first time on the outcome".