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Celta Vigo vs Eibar: Los Celestes welcome Los Armeros to Balaidos

Celta Vigo will host Eibar at the Balaidos in the Saturday lunchtime kick-off of Jornada 25 in La Liga. The hosts start the weekend in 11th place in La Liga but would climb all the way to seventh with a win, replacing Eibar in the process. Last weekend saw defeats for both sides with Eibar going down 2-0 to league leaders Barcelona while Celta suffered a heavy defeat in Madrid, 3-0 at the hands of Getafe. The meeting between the two sides earlier this season saw Celta crush the Basques…

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Getafe 3-0 Celta Vigo: Getafe one step closer to safety with Celta thrashing

It was very clear early on how Getafe would set up for their clash against Celta. Having held both Leganes and league leaders Barcelona to goalless draws in their previous two games, the Madrid side approached Monday night’s game in much the same way: pressing high and hoping to pounce on their opponents’ mistakes. Picking up seven points from their previous five games, Jose Bordalas’ men had seen this counterpressing tactic yield valuable points and on this occasion all three thanks to some clinical finishing. The first piece of notable action came when Celta…

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La Liga Goal of Round 23: Gerard Moreno vs Celta Vigo

Gerard Moreno’s strike against Celta Vigo for Espanyol is our Goal of the Week for Round 23 in La Liga. Despite dominating the game, home side Celta failed to see put the match and allowed the visitors to get themselves an impressive point. Gomez, who almost left the Galician club for China in January; has been in superb form this season and his leveller following Leo Baptistao’s opener proved vital for the home side. Gomez was at the centre of everything good – Celta did during the game, and he…

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Celta Vigo 2-2 Espanyol: All square at Balaidos

Maxi Gomez scored an impressive double as Celta Vigo were held at home by Espanyol 2-2 on Sunday afternoon at Balaidos. Despite dominating the game, Celta failed to see put the match and allowed the visitors to get themselves an impressive point. Gomez, who almost left the Galician club for China in January; has been in superb form this season and his leveller following Leo Baptistao’s opener proved vital for the home side. Gomez was at the centre of everything good – Celta did during the game, and he gave…

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Alaves 2-1 Celta Vigo: Late Aspas strike not enough for Galician visitors

Iago Aspas scored a late penalty for Celta Vigo, but it wasn’t enough as Alaves proved worthy winners in a 2-1 win. Visitors Celta may have completely dominated the ball at the Estadio Mendizorroza but they ended up on the losing side after a resilient home performance. The Basque side scored both of their goals early on as the busty Alfonso Pedraza found space at the back post and forced the opener in the fourth minute. Ibai Gomez crossed for former Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi, who would give the…

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La Liga January Transfer Window Round Up

With the January transfer window coming to a close on Wednesday with some fantastic signings for some of the 20 La Liga clubs with many players departing as well. I take a closer look at what has happened in the past month. The biggest deal of the window was of course Philippe Coutinho’s long awaited move from Liverpool to Barcelona with the Brazilian joining for 120 million euros. Coutinho was one of two players to sign on at the Camp Nou with defender Yerry Mina joining from Palmeiras for 11.8…

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Celta bring in Lucas Boyé

Celta Vigo have signed 21 year old forward Lucas Boyé from Serie A side Torino on loan until the end of the season with an option to buy at the end of the loan. The young striker was born in Argentina and began his career with River Plate as well as having a short loan spell at Newell’s Old Boys before moving to Europe and joining the Italian side Torino. Despite his young age he has won many tournaments in the Copa Sudmericana, Recopa Sudamericana, Copa Libertadores and Copa Suruga…

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Granada make double signing on deadline day

Spanish second division side Granada CF had a busy last day in the winter transfer window signing two attacking players as the club continues its quest for promotion back into La Liga. Danish midfielder Andrew Hjulsger has signed for Granada on loan for the remainder of the season from Celta vigo. The 23 year old attacking midfielder has joined the Second division side in the hope of more game time having only made four appearances this season for Vigo. This has come in a bid to bolster manager Jose Luis…

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Celta Vigo 3-2 Real Betis: Aspas brace takes Celta to seventh

Monday night’s football was expected to showcase a number of goals and fans were not disappointed on that front. Celta Vigo and Real Betis shared five goals in a game where Betis started and finished strongest, but saw the home side dominate the remainder. Celta Vigo’s organisation in midfield was particularly pleasing with Pione Sisto playing as a wide midfielder. Iago Aspas was man of the match and grabbed two goals to bring him up to 14 goals in La Liga. The opening period saw Betis display their quality in…

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