Barcelona VS Celta Vigo ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Barcelona vs Celta Vigo
Barcelona and Celta de Vigo are playing at the Camp Nou for the second leg of the Copa del Rey (Round of 16), having drawn 1-1 (1-1) in the first leg. At this stage, the history of direct confrontation is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 12-12-2017, in a match for Primera División, which ended in a draw for (2-2). The goals of the match were scored by Messi (22 ‘) and L. Suárez (62’) for Barcelona and Iago Aspas (20 ‘) and M. Gómez (70’) for Celta de Vigo.
Barcelona Team News
The home side reach this second-half advantage after tied for 1-1 (1-1) in the previous game, so a draw could be enough to qualify. In the last game that disputed, for the First Division, gained Levante at home by (3-0). In the last 10 home games Barcelona has 9 wins and 1 draw. The defense has been in good shape and has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games, and their attack has regularly scored as they have managed to clinch in 9 of the last 10 games. In his home games there is a tendency for goals to be scored, as in 56 of his last 61 matches there were over 1.5 goals and in 50 of the last 61 there were over 2.5 goals.
Barcelona vs Celta Vigo Stats
Barcelona start for this match with a 3-0 victory over Levante, adding to their fourth straight win in the Spanish championship. In the first leg of the knockout round of the King’s Cup, the Catalans added a draw to a ball against Celta de Vigo. In this game at home the commander Ernesto Valverde must act in the usual tactical system, that is, the 4-4-2, privileging the possession of the ball and the organized attacks. Because it is a complicated game, Barcelona must line up with several starters. Lionel Messi is the star of this training with 20 goals scored in 26 games played. For this match the coach can not against with the injured Umtiti, Paco Alcácer and Coutinho.
Celta Vigo Team News
The visiting team arrives at this second hand at a disadvantage after a draw at home in the previous game, in which they conceded 1 goal. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw at home with Real Madrid for (2-2). In the last 10 matches played for all competitions, Celta de Vigo won 4, drawn 1 and lost 5. The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, having managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never managed to come back to the result.
The Celta de Vigo is going through a good moment of the season, image of which are the two draws against Barcelona and Real Madrid. One of the draws was precisely in the first leg of the last 16, when he won a 1-1 match indoors. In this out-of-doors match, the commander Juan Carlos Unzué must act with a defensive strategy, looking only for the counterattack in order to explore the enemy’s back. It is important to emphasize that the visitors have great competence in the fast transitions: Sisto is very fast and excellent in transporting the ball for the attack. On the other hand, Iago Aspas is the best scorer of Celta de Vigo in all competitions with 12 goals scored. It seems that the coach can count on all the players at his disposal.