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Sevilla 2-1 Celta Vigo: Nolito scores winner against former club

Nolito scored the winning goal to ensure Sevilla beat Celta Vigo on Saturday afternoon. It was written in the stars as former Celta Vigo winger Nolito bagged a goal against his former club to secure all three points. Saturday’s fixture started in bad for the home side as Maxi Gomez fired the Galician side into the lead on 13 minutes. The striker, who has been linked with a move to China in recent weeks has been Celta’s main goal threat this season and his goal gave them belief of three…

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La Liga News 

Struggling Eibar entertain surprisers Real Betis

Eibar’s struggles continue with no win in their last nine as they entertain Real Betis who sit comfortably in eighth. Sat two points outside the relegation places, the Gunsmiths face some crucial fixtures after the international break including fellow relegation contenders, Deportivo. Betis’ early form has started to slide with only one point from both games against Getafe and Espanyol. During their early surprise start, wins against Real Madrid, Levante and a 4-4 draw against Real Sociedad saw the Los Verdiblancos climb in to the Europa League places before the…

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Chinese side table offer for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez

Maxi Gomez is centred around a bid from an unnamed Chinese club. €20-25 million is believed to be the sum the Chinese club have tabled. Having signed in the summer for €4 million, this would prove a significant profit in a short space of time. Having arrived from Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting during the summer, Gomez has proved a valuable asset for Celta. He started life in La Liga with two goals on his debut and has been decent for the Galician’s since. The 21 year old now has five…

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La Liga News 

Celta Vigo’s Emre Mor suffers injury setback

Celta Vigo forward Emre Mor has suffered an injury setback and has been ruled out of training until further notice. After arriving in Galicia this summer, the Turkish international has suffered with several injury problems, making his appearances few and far between. Having injured his right ankle, the youngster missed both the game against Malaga and Athletic Bilbao. And, whilst he was expected to return following the international break, it is now unclear when he will recover. Club doctors have said that he must rest after suffering further discomfort and…

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Celta Vigo 3-1 Athletic Club: Aspas adds to Ziganda’s Woes

Its going to be a long international break for Athletic Club manager as his team lost 3-1 to Celta, slipping closer to the relegation zone. It was an embarrassing first half for Los Leones as they shipped in all three goals in the first half an hour. Sergi Gomez scored the first and his first in La Liga from an indirect free kick. Iago Aspas then capitalised on a mistake from the youngster Santiago Nunez to make it 2-0. Nunez was then partly at fault Celta’s third getting beaten to…

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La Liga Match Centre 

Malaga 2-1 Celta: Malaga move off the bottom with first win

Malaga picked up their first win of the season at the tenth time of asking as they defeated Celta Vigo 2-1 at La Rosaleda. The home side began the evening bottom of the table having picked up just one point from their opening nine games, that coming in a 3-3 draw with Athletic Bilbao. They started the game promisingly however as they went in search of an early goal and had a couple of half chances but nothing seriously troubling Ruben Blanco in the Celta goal. Right on half time…

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La Copa Match Centre 

Ponferradina stun Villarreal with Atletico and Athletic held – Copa del Rey Round Up

Ponferradina provided the shock of the round so far by beating Villarreal 1-0 at El Toralin in their first leg. The Segunda B side scored the only goal of the game after 37 minutes through a fantastic free kick by Sergio Cidoncha as he bent the ball into the top corner from 30 yards. The visitors had a lot of the ball and went close on a couple of occasions, mainly through Denis Cheryshev, but were unable to find a way into the net. Third tier Formentera held La Liga…

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La Copa Match Centre 

Copa del Rey Preview – Wednesday

Three more of La Liga’s European representatives get their campaigns underway at Segunda B side’s as the Round of 32 continues. Atletico Madrid have arguably the hardest third tier side to face as they take on Elche at the Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero. Elche were demoted from La Liga at the end of the 2014/15 season due to financial irregularities, despite finishing 13th. This of course has affected the club and at the end of last season (2016/17) the club were relegated. They currently sit fourth in the Segunda B…

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La Copa News 

Eibar to donate gate proceeds to Galicia fire victims

Basque club Eibar have said that they will donate all of the money collected from gate proceeds at their Copa del Rey round of 32 tie against Celta Vigo on Wednesday night to those affected by the wildfires that have damaged the region home to opponents Celta. The fire swept through large parts of Galicia and into Portugal last week, killing at least two in Pontevedra near Vigo and Eibar have graciously offered to give the ticket money from their game against Celta, to victims of the fires. Spanish president Mariano…

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Celta Vigo 0-1 Atletico Madrid: Visitors remain unbeaten

After drawing against Leganes and Barcelona in the league and Qarabag midweek in the Champions League, Atleti got back to winning ways with a 1-0 win away to Celta Vigo. The home side were sitting in tenth place before the weekend’s fixtures, themselves being on an unbeaten run with 2 wins and 2 draws in their previous matches. Diego Simeone made 5 changes to the starting 11 that drew in Azerbaijan, with Carrasco, Gaitan, Giminez, Vrsaljko and Felipe Luis dropping out and Correa, Thomas, Juanfran, Savic and Lucas taking their…

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