Barcelona 5 – 0 Celta – Barca win without star midfielder


Barcelona remain in pole position in the Spanish League following a 5-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday evening.

Luis Enrique’s side were ahead after just 24 minutes when Leo Messi found the back of the net. Brazil international Neymar doubled Barcelona’s lead going into the break.

The Catalan giants went onto rack up another three goals in the second half to record a 5-0 victory.

Barca boss Enrique opted against fielding Turkey international Arda Turan. The 30-year-old returned to the match-day squad following a spell on the sidelines.

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Turan last game came against his former side Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey.

Barcelona’s rivals Real Madrid remain within a point of top spot after they recorded a 4-1 win over Eibar.

Luis Enrique will now turn his attention towards next week’s encounter with PSG in the UEFA Champions League.

Barcelona will need to score at least four goals if they are are to stand a chance of qualification.