Barcelona VS Celta, statistics and data prior to the match


Barcelona plays the sixth day of LaLiga EA Sports at home against Celta this Saturday at 6:30 p.m., a match they arrive at after beating Real Betis last day, managing to add three points to the 13 points they have in the competition, in which is in the 2nd position. For its part, its rival this day, Celta, occupies 16th position and has 4 points, after being defeated by Mallorca on the last day.

We review some of the statistics of both teams prior to the game.


In the offensive section, Barcelona surpasses Celta in goals per game, with 2.6 goals per game for the former compared to 0.8 for the latter, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press. In terms of the quality of the scoring chances generated, Barcelona also surpasses Celta with 2.1 expected goals compared to 1.6.

In total, on average, Barcelona has taken 16.6 shots per game so far in the competition, compared to 14.2 for Celta. Of them, 7.6 were on goal for Barcelona and 4.6 for Celta.

So far in LaLiga, Barcelona has better offensive numbers than Celta with 33.8 actions in the opponent’s area per game compared to 26.4 for its rival. Barcelona also surpasses Celta in the effectiveness of its passes, with a correct percentage of 91% compared to 80%.

In possession of the ball, Barcelona has a record of 69% so far in the League, compared to Celta’s 47%.

Barcelona Celta offensive statistics.

Goals per game 2.6 0.8.

Expected goals 2.1 1.6.

Shots 16.6 14.2.

Shots on goal 7.6 4.6.

Actions in rival area 33.8 26.4.

% success in passes 91% 80%.

% ball possession 69% 47%.

Passes per possession 6.7 3.4.

Centers 19.4 23.6.


In the defensive field, Barcelona surpasses Celta in duels won (55% compared to 46%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, Barcelona wins 55% of them, compared to 55% for Celta.

On average, Barcelona has received 0.8 goals and 16.6 shots per game, compared to the 1.4 goals and 14.2 shots that Celta receives.

In terms of pressure, Barcelona manages to recover the ball in the opponent’s field on average 10 times per game, while Celta does so on 12 occasions.

Barcelona Celta defensive statistics.

Duels won 55% 46%.

Aerial duels won 55% 55%.

Goals received 0.8 1.4.

Shots received 10 10.8.