Barcelona vs Celta Vigo LIVE Football Score 16 May 2021
NAME: Barcelona – Celta Vigo
DATE: 16 May 2021
TIME: 16:30 UTC
VENUE: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is going head to head with Celta Vigo starting on 16 May 2021 at 16:30 UTC at Camp Nou stadium, Barcelona city, Spain. The match is a part of the LaLiga. Barcelona played against Celta Vigo in 2 matches this season. Currently, Barcelona rank 3rd, while Celta Vigo hold 8th position. Looking to compare the best-rated player on both teams? rating system assigns each player a specific rating based on numerous data factors.
Barcelona could see their La Liga title hopes ended this weekend, but the Catalan giants will still be desperate to pick up all three points when they welcome an in-form Celta Vigo to Camp Nou. Ronald Koeman’s side are currently third in the table, four points behind leaders Atletico Madrid with two games left, while Celta, who have won their last four matches, occupy eighth position. Indeed, the 3-3 draw with Levante on Tuesday night effectively ended Barca’s hopes, as they now sit four points behind leaders Atletico with just two games left. Koeman’s side are also two points behind second-placed Real Madrid and only two points clear of fourth-placed Sevilla entering the penultimate round of fixtures.
Celta have actually ended each of the last two La Liga seasons in 17th position, but they are currently on course for their highest finish at this level of football since claiming sixth in 2015-16. Indeed, a record of 13 wins, 11 draws and 12 defeats from 36 matches has brought them 50 points, which is enough for eighth position, with four points separating them from ninth-placed Athletic Bilbao. Eduardo Coudet’s side will also enter this weekend’s match in excellent form, having claimed maximum points from each of their last four league games, including a 1-0 success over Getafe on Wednesday night. Nolito’s first-half effort proved to be the difference between the two sides during the week, and the Sky Blues will now be looking for two more positive results against Barca and Real Betis to finish their season on a high.
Barcelona vs Celta Vigo Team News
Philippe Coutino and Ansu Fati are both long-term absentees but otherwise Barca have a clean bill of health for Sunday night’s clash.
The visitors are without several key players with Renato Tapia, Jeisson Murillo, Sergio Alvarez and Emre Mor all missing, although Celta will welcome back Nestor Araujo and Facundo Ferrerya from suspension.
Barcelona vs Celta Vigo Preview
Eduardo Coudet’s side head to Catalonia with confidence sky-high and the manager has overseen a remarkable transformation since taking over back in November.
Having taken the helm with Celta bottom of the table, but the Argentine implemented a 4-1-3-2 formation and has made the side one of the best attacking units in the division.
Indeed, the visitors will fancy their chances of scoring against a Barca team that has been shipping goals at an alarming rate.
The Catalans have kept just two clean sheets in their last 10 La Liga clashes and opposing them to keep out an exciting Celta side makes plenty of sense.