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Neymar Jr scored his first hat-trick for FC Barcelona against Celtic | MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

FC Barcelona take on Celtic in the first match of the Champions League group stages on Tuesday, a team that has become a familiar rival in recent years.

One of the pair’s many recent meetings was at the same stage of the competition in the 2013/14 edition, in a group which also contained Ajax and AC Milan.

Not all games have been straightforward against the Scottish champions, but the home fixture in December 2013 ended in a 6-1 win for Barça, in which Neymar Jr took centre stage.

In the absence of Leo Messi, the Brazilian rose to the task by scoring his first ever hat-trick for the club in a big win at the Camp Nou.

Pique and Pedro opened the scoring, from two Neymar assists, before the silky winger helped himself to three goals of his own.

On Tuesday, Neymar once again goes up against Celtic, and will be hoping he can have a similar impact against his favourite victim in European competition.

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