Teenager Fati revealed speed and also anticipation to nip in between 2 Celta defenders and also fire Barca ahead in the 11th min, grabbing where he ended with his 2 early goals in Sunday’s 4-0 win over Villarreal.
Barca’s lead looked to be under hazard when Lenglet received a 2nd reservation at the end of the first fifty percent for striking former Barca player Denis Suarez in the face, stimulating furious objections from Messi as well as Gerard Pique.
However Barca promptly increased their benefit soon after the period, as Messi tore via Celta’s support as well as terminated a reduced shot which took a heavy deflection off Lucas Olaza and wriggled previous caretaker Ivan Villar for an own goal.
The Catalans, who had fallen short to win their last 5 league games at Celta’s Balaidos, preserved control despite 10 males, only once searching in threat of conceding.
Nolito missed right into the location however his shot was conserved by Barca stand-in keeper Neto, Celta’s Miguel Baeza attacked on the rebound yet Sergi Roberto tossed his body in the way and also dispersed the goal-bound shot on to the bar.
Messi virtually obtained a goal himself with one more bursting face the area however his shot was conserved by Villar, leaving Sergi Roberto to lash high right into the internet deep in added time for the third goal.
Sergi Roberto praised Barca’s battling spirit and also stated they had discovered to battle after their embarrassing 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich in last season’s Champions League.
” It was very crucial we remained to play with positivity when we had one player much less,” he claimed.
” We defended as a team, everybody did their task and we had fun with a lot of wish, as well as showed we truly intend to accomplish terrific points this season.
” We understood after the result against Bayern that we had to change things, we were battling right up until the last min today.”