Barça, three years without scoring in Balaídos

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Celta said practically goodbye, this Saturday in Leganés, to their options to compete in Europe next season. However, it will not be easy on Tuesday at Barcelona in Balaídos. The Barça team does not score in the olívic venue for three years.

It was exactly on April 5, 2015 when a solitary goal from Mathieu gave the victory to the team that Luis Enrique was leading then. One night in which the vigueses deserved better luck. Already the last two seasons, with Berizzo then on the bench, the Celtics were left with the points at stake. In some case with local win.

In fact, Unzué then as Barça’s second coach knows very well how Celta spends it on Balaídos when he plays against Barcelona. Two years ago the Vigo got a scandalous 4-1 with two goals by Iago Aspas and one by Nolito and Guidetti. Neymar would get the only Barça goal. Last year Celta also won, in this case 4-3. Pione Sisto, Iago Aspas, Mathieu in own goal and Pablo Hernandez made the local goals, while the Barça players were achieved by Piqué, twice, and Neymar.

This season both teams have already met three times. In the first round the result in the Camp Nou was 2-2. Also the faces in the competition of Glass were seen, where the party of Balaídos was settled with tie to one, whereas in Barcelona the equipment of Valverde thrashed to those of Unzué with a convincing 5-0.

The Celtics face the clash with two important absences. Due to the accumulation of warnings, Hugo Mallo and Pablo Hernández will be lost. There will be some rotation in the eleven, with respect to the team that lost in Leganés, entering the same players as Roncaglia or Maxi Gómez.

 
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