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Friday November 15 2019
Celta Vigo complain over La Liga scheduling

Celta Vigo have lodged a complaint to La Liga over the scheduling of their home game with Osasuna, according to a report in Marca.

The league have scheduled the Galician side to host Osasuna on the night of the Three Kings festival in Spain, despite clearing the evening schedule of matches before that tie.

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Wednesday November 13 2019
Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena set for loan exit

Barcelona are set to loan out midfielder Carles Alena in January without a purchase option, say Diario Sport.

The Catalan outlet say that Alena will be loaned out in the short term with Ivan Rakitic and Moussa Wague also set to exit the Camp Nou, with no arrivals in January.

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Monday November 11 2019
Barcelona to appeal Lionel Messi yellow card against Celta Vigo

Barcelona are set to launch an appeal against Lionel Messi's yellow card in their 4-1 La Liga win over Celta Vigo.

Messi turned in a virtuoso performance against Oscar Garcia's side at the Camp Nou, netting a hat trick including two direct free kicks either side of the half time break.

However he was unhappy with referee Cuarda Fernandez's decision to caution him for a foul on midfielder Pape Cheikh in the 39th minute, from which Lucas Olaza netted Celta's equaliser from the resulting free kick.

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Sunday November 10 2019
Barcelona's Nelson Semedo ruled out for five weeks

Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo is set for a five week injury lay off, according to reports in Marca.

The Portuguese international was withdrawn after just twenty minutes in their weekend 4-1 win over Celta Vigo at the Camp Nou, and reports have now confirmed a recurrence of a calf injury.

He has been ever present at right back so far this season, meaning Ernesto Valverde will have to shuffle his defensive unit around in the coming weeks.

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Sunday November 10 2019
Ernesto Valverde: Lionel Messi makes the impossible look easy
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde hailed talisman Lionel Messi for his match winning performance in the 4-1 victory at home to Celta Vigo.
 
The win lifts Barcelona back to the top of La Liga, but it was Messi's hat trick that dominated the post match conversation.
 
The Argentina international netted a first half penalty, before a pair of stunning free kicks either side of the break.
 
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Sunday November 10 2019
Barcelona regain La Liga top spot with Celta Vigo win
Barcelona responded to the La Liga title challenge thrown down by Real Madrid with a Lionel Messi-inspired 4-1 win at home to Celta Vigo.
 
La Blaugrana went back above Real Madrid at full time, following their 4-0 win at Eibar earlier.
 
Barcelona reacted to their 3-1 defeat at Levante last weekend in style, with Messi at this incredible best at  the Camp Nou.
 
Celta worked hard to keep Barca at bay in the opening stages, but they were undone on 23 minutes.
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Saturday November 9 2019
LA LIGA LIVE: BARCELONA V CELTA VIGO

Barcelona host Celta Vigo in La Liga action - Follow our LIVE blog for updates.

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Saturday November 9 2019
La Liga Line Ups: Barcelona v Celta Vigo

Barcelona will be aiming to keep the La Liga title pressure on Real Madrid as they host Celta Vigo tonight.

Boss Ernesto Valverde is boosted by the return to fitness of striker Luis Suarez, and he takes his place on the bench.

Valverde makes changes from the side that drew 0-0 with Slavia Prague in midweek Champions League action.

Junior Firpo is in for the injured Jordi Alba at left back, with Samuel Umtiti replacing Clement Lenglet at centre back. 

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Saturday November 9 2019
Luis Suarez passed fit for Barcelona's clash with Celta Vigo
Barcelona have been boosted by the return to fitness of striker Luis Suarez, ahead of their La Liga tie with Celta Vigo tonight.
 
The Uruguayan international was withdrawn in the first half, during La Blaugrana's 3-1 defeat at Levante last weekend.
 
Ernesto Valverde confirmed in his post match press conference that Suarez was suffering from calf pain, and would miss the subsequent 0-0 Champions League draw at home to Slavia Prague.
 
However, he has now been passed fit by the
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Thursday November 7 2019
Five things to watch in La Liga this weekend

This weekend sees the final round of La Liga action ahead of the November international break, with Alex Fitzpatrick highlighting what to watch.

Real Betis against Sevilla

New manager bounce?

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