Soccer: Japan trio make Champions League debuts as Celtic lose to Real

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The Japanese trio of Reo Hatate, Daizen Maeda and Kyogo Furuhashi made their Champions League debuts on Tuesday as Celtic were beaten 3-0 at home by holders Real Madrid in Group F. At Celtic Park, Hatate pulled the strings in their three-man midfield, while half-time substitute Daizen Maeda missed a huge chance before the Spanish giants put on a clinical show in front of goal with strikes from Vinicius Jr, Luka Modric and Eden Hazard. Hatate's 20th-minute long-range volley was saved by Thibaut Courtois a minute before Celtic captain Callum McGregor saw an effort from the edge of the box cannon...

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