RC Celta de Vigo
Celta de Vigo and Barcelona face at Abanca ‑ Balaidos, in a match for the 4 th round of the La Liga. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins and 3 draws in the last 5 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 27‑06‑2020, in a match for the La Liga, they ended in a draw by (2‑2). The goals of the match were scored by F. Smolov (50 ') and Iago Aspas (88') for Celta de Vigo and by L. Suárez (20 'and 67') for Barcelona. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Celta de Vigo presents significant differences between home and away results.
The home team is currently in 4th place, with 5 points won, after 1 win and 2 draws. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Valencia by (2‑1). In the last match, they have tied (1‑1) against Real Valladolid. This is a stronger team when they play in their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 9 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 8 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches Celta de Vigo has recorded 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses. The team has allowed its opponent to score goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have managed to score in 8 of the last 10 games.
Celta de Vigo enters this game with a 1-1 draw, against Valladolid, registering in this way the third consecutive encounter without losing in this competition: Iago Aspas scored the only goal of the team. It should be noted that the only triumph won so far was precisely at home, when they beat Valencia 2-1. In this match against Barcelona, the coach Óscar García should favor the defensive organization and the counterattacks by the runners: Nolito and Emre Mor must compose the wings of the team. The number 10 Iago Aspas is the highlight of the home team, being this the best scorer with 3 goals signed. Out of this game are Ruben Blanco, Sergio Alvarez and David Junca due to physical problems.
This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it
presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it
registers 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 28
goals scored and 17 conceded. At home, he won 12 wins, 1 draw and 2
losses, with a total of 37 goals scored and 17 conceded. In the last
match that they played out for this competition, they won by (0‑5) with
Deportivo Alavés. In the last 10 away matches in all competitions,
Barcelona have won 5, drawn 3 and lost 2. Their attack has scored
regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10
games. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the
scoring in 12 of its last 15 games, of those 12 it reached the interval
in advantage in 9 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of
the 90 'in 10.
Barcelona start this round with a great victory, 4-0, receiving Villarreal: the goals of the match were scored by Ansu Fati (2), Lionel Messi and Pau Torres (against). In this match against Celta de Vigo, coach Ronald Koeman should play in 4-3-3 favoring the maintenance of ball possession and positional attacks: Philippe Coutinho will be the team's conductor, being responsible for organizing and creating the offensive process. . Ansu Fati is Barcelona's top scorer with 2 goals scored. For this match the Dutch coach cannot count on Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Samuel Umtiti and Martin Braithwaite, all with physical problems.
When playing at home, RC Celta de Vigo have not lost to FC Barcelona in their last 6 encounters.
Iago Aspas is RC Celta de Vigo's top scorer with 3 goals. Ansu Fati has scored 2 times for FC Barcelona.
RC Celta de Vigo haven't lost in their last 4 games.
FC Barcelona have lost none of their last 6 away matches.
FC Barcelona have a winning streak of 3 matches away from home.
FC Barcelona have a winning streak of 4 matches.
The most common result of matches between RC Celta de Vigo and FC Barcelona when RC Celta de Vigo is playing at home is 2-2. 3 matches have ended with this result.
The most common result of matches between RC Celta de Vigo and FC Barcelona is 2-2. 7 matches have ended with this result.
RC Celta de Vigo wins 1st half in 24% of their matches, FC Barcelona in 51% of their matches.
RC Celta de Vigo wins 24% of halftimes, FC Barcelona wins 51%.
FC Barcelona's performance of the last 5 matches is better than RC Celta de Vigo's.
In LaLiga, FC Barcelona has better performance than RC Celta de Vigo.
FC Barcelona have lost just 1 of their last 5 LaLiga games against RC Celta de Vigo.
RC Celta de Vigo have won just 1 of their last 5 LaLiga games against FC Barcelona.
FC Barcelona have lost just 1 of their last 5 games against RC Celta de Vigo (in all competitions).
In the last 5 meetings RC Celta de Vigo won 1, FC Barcelona won 2, 2 draws.
Their last meeting was a draw. (2-2)
RC Celta de Vigo scores 1.4 goals in a match against FC Barcelona and FC Barcelona scores 2 goals against RC Celta de Vigo (on average).
RC Celta de Vigo scores 1.31 goals when playing at home and FC Barcelona scores 1.86 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between RC Celta de Vigo and FC Barcelona is 3.4.
When RC Celta de Vigo leads 1-0 at home, they win in 57% of their matches.
When FC Barcelona leads 0-1 away, they win in 81% of their matches.
When RC Celta de Vigo is down 0-1 home, they win 14% of their matches.
When FC Barcelona is down 1-0 away, they win 37% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between RC Celta de Vigo and FC Barcelona is 1.6.
FC Barcelona have scored at least one goal for 14 consecutive matches.
During the last 22 meetings with RC Celta de Vigo playing at home, RC Celta de Vigo have won 8 times, there have been 6 draws while FC Barcelona have won 8 times. The goal difference is 37-34 in favour of FC Barcelona.
FC Barcelona's last away win against RC Celta de Vigo was in 2015.
Last season's matches: 2-2 (RC Celta de Vigo at home) and 4-1 (FC Barcelona at home).
During the last 44 meetings, RC Celta de Vigo have won 9 times, there have been 13 draws while FC Barcelona have won 22 times. The goal difference is 91-54 in favour of FC Barcelona.
Will not play
Marc-Andre ter Stegen(injured)