What is Celta and Barcelona's position in the 2020-21 La Liga season?
Celta make it to Matchday 4 in sixth place of the competition, product of one win and two draws. Celta and Getafe are the only teams to have played their full three games and remain unbeaten. Even so, this should be considered as the first massive test for Celta's defense.
Barcelona kicked off the season with a bang, destroying Villarreal's defense in their first match of the 2020-21 campaign, which has them currently ranked tenth in the Spanish top-flight, but with two games in hand.
What is Celta and Barcelona's form prior to this game?
Celta enter this game on a three-game streak without a loss, but only one of those ended in a win for the Galician team. Oscar García's team won their only clash at home (2-1 against Valencia), while their away games ended in draws against Eibar (0-0) and Real Valladolid (0-0).
Barcelona will be playing their second game of the 2020-21 La Liga season after their involvement in the UEFA Champions League. The Blaugrana side won their opening game with an emphatic 4-0 score against Villarreal.
Celta vs Barcelona - Who's in and who's out?
Celta Vigo: Injured: Sergio Álvarez, Rubén Blanco, David Juncá.
Barcelona: Injured: Marc-André Ter Stegen, Martin Braithwaite. Doubtful: Samuel Umtiti.
Celta vs Barcelona - Head-to-head stats
The most recent match between these teams ended in a 2-2 draw. That game was the beginning of the end for Barcelona's title hopes in La Liga, as they lost the top spot against Real Madrid and never earned it back.
Surprisingly, Celta enter this match on a six-game streak without a loss against Barcelona when playing at home. Celta have won three of those games, while the other three ended in draws (all comps).
Barcelona's last win at Balaídos took place on April 5, 2015. That game ended in a one-nil win for Los Culés.
Lionel Messi has failed to score a single goal against Celta in the team's last six trips to Balaídos.
The Blaugrana side has won their last three away games in La Liga.
Celta have only been able to win one of their last ten La Liga games.
Broadcast info - Celta vs Barcelona
In Spain - Movistar Laliga 1, Partidazo in Movistar LaLiga, Mitele Plus, Movistar+, Movistar Laliga.
In the U.S. - Fanatiz USA, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS.
In the U.K. - Premier Player HD, LaLigaTV.
In France - Free, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 2.
In Argentina - ESPN2 Sur, ESPN Play Sur.
In Germany - DAZN, Blue Sport.
In Mexico - Blue To Go Video Everywhere, Sky HD.
Celta de Vigo vs Barcelona Broadcast Information
Stadium: Abanca-Balaídos (Vigo)
Canada: beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada, fuboTV Canada, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN Sports Canada
France: beIN Sports 2, Free, beIN SPORTS CONNECT
Germany: DAZN, Blue Sport
Indonesia: beIN Sports Connect Indonesia, beIN Sports 1 Indonesia
Malaysia: beIN Sports Malaysia, beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Select, Ziggo Sport 14
Nigeria: StarTimes App, Startimes Sports Premium
Portugal: Eleven Sports 1 Portugal
Spain: Movistar Laliga 1, Movistar Laliga, Movistar+, Partidazo in Movistar LaLiga, Mitele Plus
Turkey: D-Smart GO, S Sport+
United Kingdom: Premier Player HD, LaLigaTV
United States: beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, fuboTV, beIN SPORTS, Fanatiz USA