Champions League: Barcelona survives Monchengladbach scare

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  • Barcelona defeats Monchengladbach 2-1
  • Arda Turan and Gerard Pique on target

(CNN)Barcelona produced a fine second half comeback to earn a 2-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League Wednesday.

Trailing at halftime to Thorgan Hazard's strike, Barcelona, missing the injured Lionel Messi, hit back in style.
Arda Turan leveled with 25 minutes remaining before Gerard Pique netted a late winner.
    "We dominated the first half and created several chances," Barcelona coach Luis Enrique told reporters.
    "We didn't carve out as many opportunities after halftime, but overall it was a deserved win."
    Barcelona, which is expected to be without Messi for three weeks after the forward sustained a groin strain, has scored 20 goals in its past five matches.
    This victory, which ended Monchengladbach's run of 11 consecutive home wins, leaves Barcelona with maximum points from its two games in Group C.

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