Match Report: FC Barcelona VS Celta Vigo

Depay scored a goal against Celta Vigo
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FC Barcelona won a very comfortable match against Celta Vigo. Last night, they defeated Celta Vigo at Camp Nou by 3-1. In this match, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice, and Memphis Depay netted a goal for FC Barcelona. Meanwhile, Iago Aspas scored the only goal for Celta Vigo.

However, Real Madrid have already secured the league title. So, the other teams are now fighting for a place in the top four. Barcelona are standing in 2nd place with 72 points. They also have qualified for the next UCL. On the other hand, Celta Vigo are fighting to qualify for the Europa Conference League. But the defeat against Barcelona moved them to 11th place.

Barcelona 3-1 Celta Vigo

Last night, FC Barcelona welcomed Celta Vigo at Camp Nou. Barca manager Xavi Hernandez set up his team formation with 4-2-3-1 in this match. The manager included Ansu Fati in the 15-men squad after a long time. In addition, Ansu Fati is one of the top talented youngsters but missed many games due to injury. However, Celta Vigo’s manager played his team in a 4-1-3-2 formation.

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In the first 20 minutes, both teams played relatively well. They created some good chances but failed to find the net. The home team had to wait until 30 minutes to score the first goal. Barca forward Memphis Depay netted the first goal with the help of Ousmane Dembele.

Conceding the goal, Celta Vigo became unstable. They lost the tempo of the match for a few minutes. So, Barcelona took that advantage and doubled their lead. This time, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a stunning goal in the 41st minute. The visitors couldn’t return a goal in the remaining minutes of the first half. As a result, the first half ended in 2-0.

Returning from the break, Celta Vigo tried hard to get settled down. They played more organized football in the second half than in the first half. But Barcelona didn’t take much time to find the net again. Aubameyang scored his second and Barca’s third goal in just three minutes of the 2nd half. He found the net in the 48th minute with the help of Ousmane Dembele, who assisted in the first goal. However, the visiting team found the net in the 50th minute as Iago Aspas netted the goal for Celta Vigo. But this goal was not enough to get points from this match. So after 90 minutes, Barcelona sealed the victory at their home ground.