Barcelona douse Glasgow City dreams in crushing Champions League win

• Barcelona 5-0 Glasgow
• Scottish champions suffer in last 16 before big domestic week

“The Champions League is there for us to enjoy,” the Barcelona full-back Marta Torrejón insisted and they certainly enjoyed this. For Glasgow City, by contrast, this was a difficult night, reality hitting hard. Aspiration is one thing, attainment another; a club built in part upon a Barcelona model, studied at close quarters here by City’s former manager Eddie Wolecki Black, were defeated 5-0 at the Mini Estadi, undone piece by piece.

“We can hurt them,” Scott Booth had said. Instead it was Glasgow who hurt, the tie surely over already – yet recriminations may be relatively few so significant, so unavoidable, was the difference between these sides.

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via Football | The Guardian

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