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Barcelona 3-3 Man City highlights and reaction as Riyad Mahrez rescues dramatic late draw

Follow every kick of Manchester City’s trip to Camp Nou with our dedicated live score updates from the charity fixture.

Manchester City are set to lock horns with Spanish giants Barcelona in a charity game at Camp Nou.

Having won the Premier League for the fourth time in five seasons, Pep Guardiola and his star-studded group have made a strong start to their latest title defence by picking up seven points from three games. City have beaten West Ham and Bournemouth as well as drawing 3-3 with Saudi-backed Newcastle on Sunday afternoon.

Following on from that six-goal thriller, Guardiola and his team jetted out to Spain for a mid-season friendly.

Barcelona welcome their former manager and household names such as Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland for a charity game staged for ex-Barcelona goalkeeper Juan Carlos Unzue who was diagnosed with incurable ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) two years ago. All proceeds will go towards ALS research.

Follow every kick from the Nou Camp with our dedicated score updates below.


That’s all from Camp Nou

Thanks for joining our live blog of City’s 3-3 draw with Barcelona.

Head over to our Manchester City page for more post-match reaction.


FT: Barcelona 3-3 City

3-3 is how the match ends!

As friendlies go that was a pretty entertaining one. City took the lead through a rather fortuatous Julian Alvarez goal, before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang drew Barcelona level.

Memphis Depay strikes either side of a Cole Palmer tap-in looked to have sealed the win for Barca, but an emphatic late penalty from Riyad Mahrez ensured that the game finished all-square.

City’s players got the run out that Guardiola wanted, but there will be an anxious wait to find out the severity of Luke Mbete’s head injury.

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