Barca made draw against Celta

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, January 5th, 2018 | 0

Barcelona is one of the two most successful in La Liga as well as one of the most popular football club in the World. They won La Liga plenty of times as well as Copa del rey. As one of the top contender and the defending champion of the tournament, they have taken part in the competition of ongoing season and made it to the last sixteen as well. In the match of last sixteen, the team Barca stumbled because they could not manage a victory over there. Barca made draw against Celta at the opponent home ground. Though they did not use the best eleven against Celta de Vigo but the match should be won by them. Their top rival Real managed victory against Numancia in another match which was also in the same competition.

Barca made draw against Celta

Earlier in La Liga competition, at the Camp Nou Celta de Vigo returned with a draw against Barca. Now in Spanish Cup competition at their home ground this team stopped the winning streak of Spanish giant Barcelona. In last Thursday at the first leg of last sixteen competition of Copa del Rey, the match between Barcelona and Celta Vigo finished with 1 – 1 goal.

Copa del Rey is the second most challenging competition in Spain where in earlier two season, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid were ruled out by Celta Vigo. Against them Barcelona started the game without Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. Dembele returned to the team through the match from the injury where team Barca got plenty of opportunities but they were missing out. So, the most successful club failed to win the match in the tournament.

In 15th minutes of the game, Andre Gomes passed the ball by overtook one player to Jose Arnaiz. This young winger made it to the net and led the team ahead. But Barca could not kept the difference. In 31st minutes of the game, from a toughest corner, Celta returned the goal by the Denmark forward Sisto. So, after many speculation, the first half finished with 1 – 1 goal.

In the 5th minutes of the 2nd half Denis Suarez made a speedy shot but the opponent stopper stopped the ball in exchange for corner. In 59th minutes of the game, the Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez wasted another chance. Just after two minutes, the shot of Sergio Busquets found the post and so, the local team was saved once again.

In counter attack, Celta used to make attack to the guest team’s goal post. Within the gap of four minutes, Celta got two good opportunities but they also wasted the chance. However, Barce tried hard but finally left the ground with disappointment. But there is still chance for Barca where in 2nd leg at the home ground Camp Nou, they will face Celta when they will use full power.

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