Celta De Vigo vs Barcelona (2-0)

Celta Vigo took an enormous stride towards LaLiga safety as they claimed a powerful 2-0 persuade a much-changed city at Balaidos on Sabbatum.

With one eye on Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg against metropolis, Ernesto Valverde opted to rest his big-name stars following their confirmation as LaLiga champions last weekend, together with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Fran Escriba’s aspect took full advantage of Barca’s inexperienced beginning XI, maxi Gomez setting them on their means with a bitter end when sixty-seven minutes and fictional character Aspas adding a penalty 2 minutes from time.

The result lifts Celta to ordinal – 5 points far from the relegation zone – and condemns 19th-place Rayo Vallecano to an instantaneous come to the Segunda Division.

Barcelona’s new-look line-up suffered the first blow once Ousmane Dembele limped off with a hamstring injury when merely six minutes, to get replaced by Alex Collado.

Celta did a lot of-of the pressing within the gap [*fr1] however the nearest they came was through Okay Yokuslu’s curled effort from twenty-five yards, that was well control by opaque gem Cillessen.

The hosts thought that they had solid ahead 5 minutes when the interval when Nestor Araujo slotted home from shut vary after Cillessen had fumbled Gustavo Cabral’s header. Following a long volt-ampere review, however, the goal was chalked off when Araujo had strayed narrowly offside.

Moments when prodigally heading straight at Cillessen, Gomez beautifully radio-controlled Ryad Boudebouz’s right cross past the Dutch goalkeeper from ten yards.

Arturo Eugene Luther Vidal was brought on by Valverde to feature some bite to his lifeless team however it was Celta UN agency had an ultimate say, Aspas drilling home from the spot when a volt-ampere review had deemed Moussa Wague to own handled within the world.

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67′Celta De VigoM. Gomez
88′Celta De VigoI. Aspas (pen.)


Celta De Vigo

13Rubén Blanco
2Hugo Mallo
22Gustavo Cabral
4Néstor Araujo
15Lucas Olaza
24Ryad Boudebouz
5Okay Yokuşlu
14Stanislav Lobotka
19Sofiane Boufal
10Iago Aspas
9Maximiliano Gómez


Barcelona Lineups

13Jasper Cillessen
40Moussa Wagué
6Jean-Clair Todibo
23Samuel Umtiti
24Thomas Vermaelen
28Riqui Puig
21Carles Aleñá
11Ousmane Dembélé
19Kevin-Prince Boateng


Celta De Vigo – Barcelona Match Statistics

Celta De Vigo


14Shots Total8
6Shots on goal1
5Shots off goal5
3Shots blocked2
11Shots inside box3
3Shots outside box5
34%Possession Time66%
317Passes Total618
263Accurate Passes558
83%Accurate Passes%90%

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