Barcelona and Celta Vigo meet in a match in the stage with the number 13 in La Liga. The confrontation will be played on Saturday, from 20:00 pm on Camp Nou.
After a series of seven consecutive victories in all competitions, the Catalans gave up with a score of 1-3 on the field of Levante. This failure was followed by a semi-failure in the Champions League, 0-0 on home soil with Slavia Prague. One of the main causes of the moment form is the injury of Luis Suarez, the one who got injured in the first half of the confrontation with Levante.
Celta Vigo is going through an extremely modest momentum. Oscar Garcia’s team comes to this match after a series of four consecutive defeats, the period in which they scored a single goal. Currently, Celta has the weakest offense in La Liga, along with the other two teams in the relegation zone, with 6 goals scored in 12 stages.
In the nine of the last ten direct confrontations, the home team has scored at least two goals each time;
Celta Vigo has only one success in 18 trips to Camp Nou;
In the last straight match, Celta Vigo won the championship 2-0, on its own ground;
Barcelona: Ter Stegen – Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Semedo – Jong, Busquets, Arthur – Messi, Griezmann, Fati;
Absent: Jordi Alba, Luis Suarez (injured);
Celtic Vigo: Blanco – Mallo, Aidoo, Araujo, Olaza – Mendez, Lobotka, Cheikh – Aspas, Fernandez, Suarez;
Absent: Kevin Vazquez, Juan Hernandez, Claudio Beauvue, Santi Mina, Rafinha (injured);
PREDICTION: Over 2,5 goals @ 1,40