La Liga: FC Barcelona overcomes Celta de Vigo 3-1

BARCELONA. FC Barcelona overcomes Celta de Vigo 3-1.


BARCELONA. FC Barcelona overcomes Celta de Vigo 3-1. FC Barcelona was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with M. Depay (30′), P. Aubameyang (41′) and P. Aubameyang (48′). Celta de Vigo reduced the distance with a goal (50′) by I. Aspas, but there was not much to do for them.

The match was played at the Spotify Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Tuesday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Miguel Ángel Ortiz Arias with the help of Diego Barbero Sevilla and Alejandro Estévez Iglesias. The 4th official was Sergiu Claudiu Muresan. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 19 degrees Celsius or 66.18 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. FC Barcelona was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Celta de Vigo that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

FC Barcelona was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons FC Barcelona won the contest.

FC Barcelona shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Celta de Vigo shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.


FC Barcelona received 3 yellow cards (E. Garcia, F. de Jong and J. Alba). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Celta de Vigo.

Also, Celta de Vigo didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after J. Murillo (Celta de Vigo) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (58′).

After playing this match, FC Barcelona will have 69 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Celta de Vigo will stay with 43 points to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 30'

    M. Depay

    O. Dembele

  • 41'

    P. Aubameyang

  • 46'

    J. Murillo

    K. Vazquez

  • 46'

    R. Puig

    F. Torres

  • 48'

    P. Aubameyang

    O. Dembele

  • 50'

    I. Aspas

  • 58'

    J. Murillo

  • 60'

    R. Tapia

    T. Galhardo

  • 64'

    A. Fati

    M. Depay

  • 67'

    C. Lenglet

    R. Araujo

  • 80'

    E. Garcia

  • 84'

    L. de Jong

    P. Aubameyang

  • 89'

    O. Mingueza

    D. Alves

  • 90'

    G. Veiga

    F. Beltran

  • 90'

    J. Fontan

    D. Suarez

  • 90'

    A. Solari

    F. Cervi

  • 90'

    F. de Jong

  • 90'

    J. Alba

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, FC Barcelona will play away against Getafe on the 15th of May with a 25-4 head to head stats in favor of FC Barcelona (6 draws).

Celta de Vigo will host Elche on the 15th of May with a 3-2 head to head in favor of Elche (2 draws).

FC Barcelona: Formation and Lineups

FC Barcelona started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Xavier Hernández Creus chose to play with the following team: Marc-André ter Stegen (7.3), Dani Alves (6.8), Ronald Araújo (6.8), Eric García (7.0), Jordi Alba (7.2), Gavi (6.5), Frenkie de Jong (6.9), Ousmane Dembélé (7.4), Memphis Depay (8.0), Ferran Torres (6.7) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (8.4).


FC Barcelona made 5 changes: F. Torres for R. Puig (46′), M. Depay for A. Fati (64′), R. Araujo for C. Lenglet (67′), P. Aubameyang for L. de Jong (84′) and D. Alves for O. Mingueza (89′).

Top player: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Probably the most impressive player in FC Barcelona was Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 17 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 2.

Celta de Vigo: Formation and Lineups

Celta de Vigo started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).

On the other side, Eduardo Germán Coudet played with: Matías Dituro (5.6), Kevin Vázquez (6.4), Joseph Aidoo (6.4), Néstor Araujo (6.1), Javi Galán (6.3), Fran Beltrán (6.2), Brais Méndez (7.0), Denis Suárez (6.9), Franco Cervi (6.8), Thiago Galhardo (7.9) and Iago Aspas (7.2).


Celta de Vigo made 5 changes: K. Vazquez for J. Murillo (46′), T. Galhardo for R. Tapia (60′), F. Beltran for G. Veiga (90′), D. Suarez for J. Fontan (90′) and F. Cervi for A. Solari (90′).

Top player: Thiago Galhardo

The player who no doubt impressed Celta de Vigo the most was Thiago Galhardo.

His rating is (7.9) with 19 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

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