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The Barcelona wants to sack 2018 with victory in front of the Celtic

Published:21/12/2018 - 09:32h

Updated:22/12/2018 - 20:09h

The Celtic of Vigo will be the last rival of the FC Barcelona in this 2018 that will throw down his persiana in the Camp  Nou. The ones of Ernesto  Valverde go back to put at stake his leadership in solitary and will need the three points to ensure it

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The FC Barcelona will contest the last party of this 2018 in the Camp Nou against the Celtic of Vigo, in a corresponding duel to the seventeenth day of LaLiga Santander that will take place this Saturday 22 December to the 18:30 of the afternoon (peninsular hour). The group of Ernesto Valverde will try to offer in front of his public the gift of Christmas in shape of victory.

The Txingurri gave a joy when giving the list of summoned by the high doctor of Nélson Semedo, that will allow him go back to the titularity and save rare experiments like the one to plant to Ousmane Dembélé of carrilero. On the other hand, they bump the drops of Sergi Roberto and of Malcom, to which already expected them recovered, and of Munir by technical decision.

The FC Barcelona is conscious that it treats of a day in which his perseguidores have parties quite affordable for recortar distances (the Athletic of Madrid receives to the RCD Espanyol in Wanda Metropolitan and the Seville visits to the Leganés in Butarque) by what llos three points in front of the celtic will be fundamental.

It expects that Valverde closing 2018 betting by the eleven of gala. Nevertheless, there are some doubts in the team title as, for example, if it will be Arturo Vidal or Arthur the attendant to accompany to Ivan Rakitic and to Sergo Busquets in the medullary. In the forward follows the eternal doubt between Dembélé or Coutinho, although the French splits with advantage by his big state of form.

Big precedents against the Celtic in the Camp Nou

Although it is true that the precedents do not mean at all when the balloon throws to film, yes is mencionable that the FC Barcelona only has lost thrice against the Celtic in the Camp Nou in all his history. Although it also is necessary to mention that the past season the Galicians achieved not going out defeated in any of the two parties in LaLiga Santander. 

The last time that the FC Barcelona lost in front of the Celtic in League in the Camp Nou was in November of 2014, with a result of 0-1 for the Galicians thanks to a solitary so much of Larrivey. To find another defeat it is necessary to go until 1977, in a party of Glass of the King that finished 1-2. The third already remains in 1941 (0-2).

The data since are very favourable to the interests of the FC Barcelona when it plays of venue, that has won 43 meetings, empatado 12 and lost the three mentioned previously. In spite of that these registers equalise a lot in the parties contested in Galician earths, the true is that the Celtic in the Camp Nou does not have big historical precedents.

In spite of this, it is necessary to be conscious that the celestial have a big team that the year happened already was able to take out a tie of the Camp Nou (2-2). It will not cost to trust the big historical precedents of the culés since the Celtic is an uncomfortable rival and that, with the change of trainer, has achieved stability.

The Celtic has arms

The Celtic of Vigo arrives to the Camp Nou with win to confirm the mejoría that has had from the arrival of Miguel Cardoso to the bench of Balaídos. The previous technician, Antonio Mohamed, was ceased because of his bad series of results, but the Portuguese technician has achieved to change the dynamics and accumulates 7 points of the 12 possible.

The Celtic of Vigo occupies at present the tenth square and his ambition is can look for the European places, a dream that remains a short four points. The Galician group accumulates five victories (two of them in the last three parties), six ties and five defeats. Regarding goals, have marked 28 and have fit 24.

In the chapter of drops, only there will be the one of Juncà, left side of the picture vigués, by sanction. The rest of headlines will be available and it will be necessary to put attention in stopping to the offensive trident cel Celtic: Iago Sails, that carries ten goals, Maxi Gómez, that carries eight, and Brais Méndez, that carries four but that it is a player that generates a lot of danger.

In press conference, Cardoso recognised that his team will have to be very intense and hit to win. "We have to be to a big level and play to the limit", said, adding that "of course it goes to be difficult, no only for the Celtic, for any team. We have to be to a big level and play to the limit, so much to individual level like community".

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