Pre-game in 10 stats: Celta-Bacelona

  • Since the 2014/15 season, Celta is the team in LaLiga that has beaten Barcelona the most (three).
  • At Balaídos, Celta has won its last two league matches against Barcelona, scoring 4 goals in each match, after not having won any of the previous 5 (1 draw 4 defeats).
  • Celta has not lost any of its last 7 matches as a home team in LaLiga (4 wins 3 draws), its best streak since Unzué is manager.
  • Barcelona has gone undefeated as a visiting team in its last 19 matches in LaLiga (14 wins 5 draws), scoring in all of them an average of 2.4 goals, and going unscored in 10 of them.
  • Celta is, behind Real Sociedad (20), the team that has lost the most points in LaLiga after scoring the first goal of the match (17) and Barcelona the team that has won the most points after receiving the first goal (17).
  • Iago Aspas has taken part in six goals in his last 4 league matches against Barcelona (4 goals, 2 assists).
  • Leo Messi has taken part in 9 goals in his last4 matches against Celta in LaLiga (4 goals, 5 assists).
  • Coutinho has 4 assists in his last 3 league matches with Barcelona, and had only 1 in his previous 9 matches.
  • Ernesto Valverde has never lost to Celta in his 14 matches as manager in LaLiga (10 wins 4 draws). In fact, Celta is team against which he has the best record without losing.
  • Valverde (32) has already surpassed Guardiola’s streak (31) of consecutive matches without losing as manager of Barcelona in LaLiga.