The champion Barcelona do not have a room for mistake when they visit Celta at the Balaidos on Saturday. The Catalans are still second after the leader Real Madrid, so getting the three points in Vigo is a must. Let’s preview this match in our football betting tips this weekend.
Real Madrid and Barcelona have the same amount of points at the moment, but Los Blancos are having an advantage in the direct matches. Both teams are aware that every mistake they make until the end of the season could be fatal.
Barcelona won their last game against Athletic Bilbao, but they didn’t make us sure that they are in a good shape. It was a very difficult match for Los Cules who needed a winning goal from Ivan Rakitic in the second half. Meanwhile the Basques had some good chances to get the win, too.
Barca’s manager Quique Setien is aware that his team is not playing the best football. Now the Catalans are approaching a complicated game because Celta are in a very good shape.
Celta made two decisive steps towards survival winning their last two matches. These six points against Deportivo Alaves and Villarreal allowed them to climb to 16th place and take a breath of fresh air. That’s exactly what Celta needed right now – winning some matches.
Iago Aspas scored the winning goal against Villarreal few days ago. The former Liverpool player remains Celta’s leader on the pitch. This season Aspas have scored 11 goals in the league already.
In our football betting tips this weekend we believe that for Barcelona this is going to be a very difficult match against Celta. The hosts won their last two matches and they are on the rise. Barca must be one hundred percent prepared here and willing to give their all on the pitch.