The Blaugrana bounced again from the frustration of being knocked out of the Champions League final week by beating Valencia 2-1 at Camp Nou on Saturday.
That set a brand new document document of 39 fixtures unbeaten within the competitors (throughout this season and the top of final), however Barca have misplaced on their two earlier visits to Celta within the Primera Division.
Right here, Aim takes a have a look at the whole lot you’ll want to know forward of Tuesday’s conflict at Balaidos…
Ivan Rakitic remains to be affected by a damaged finger and can miss out, together with long-term absentee Sergi Samper. Lucas Digne is uncertain.
Valverde has no gamers suspended for the journey to Galicia.
Barcelona potential beginning line-up
With Rakitic out, Paulinho ought to hold his place alongside Sergio Busquets in central midfield, with Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele set to be included and Andres Iniesta rested.
In defence, Thomas Vermaelen appears to be like prone to are available to present Gerard Pique a relaxation, whereas Nelson Semedo is ready to start out forward of Sergi Roberto at proper again.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will probably be paired collectively in assault.
Celta Vigo workforce information
Celta Vigo thrashed Sevilla Four-Zero of their final dwelling sport, however this has been one thing of an inconsistent marketing campaign for the Galician facet, presently in ninth place with 43 factors.
Juan Carlos Unzue’s facet drew 2-2 at Camp Nou earlier this season and are 5 factors behind sixth-placed Villarreal, giving them an out of doors probability of securing a spot within the Europa League subsequent season.
Hugo Mallo and Pablo Hernandez miss out via suspension on Tuesday.
TV channel & kick-off time
Celta versus Barcelona kicks off at 21:00 native time on Tuesday and will probably be broadcast dwell within the UK (United Kingdom) on Sky Sports activities Soccer from 19:55 BST.
Within the United States, the sport may be watched dwell on tv on beIN SPORTS and kicks off at 15:00 ET.
Finest Opta match info
- Because the begin of the 2014-15 season, Celta have overwhelmed Barcelona thrice in La Liga, which is greater than some other membership within the competitors.
- Celta have received the groups’ final two league conferences at Balaidos, scoring eight objectives in these video games (a Four-1 win in 2015-16 and a Four-Three victory final time period).
Lionel Messi has 4 objectives and 5 assists in his final 4 appearances towards Celta.
Iago Aspas has 4 objectives and two assists in his final 4 video games towards Barcelona.
Philippe Coutinho has racked up 4 assists in his final three league video games for Barca, having managed just one within the earlier 9.