FT: Barcelona 1-0 Celta Figo, Pedri STRIKES! (VIDEO HIGHLIGT
Barcelona have returned to the top of the La Liga table after securing all three points against Celta Figo at Camp Nou, MySportDab reports.
The first half began with Barcelona dominating play and pushing the Celta Figo to the defense.
It was a one-sided game, with the Catalans dominating possession and creating a series of chances.
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The Xavi-lead team needed to win to return to the top of the table after Real Madrid usurped the top spot, having defeated Getafe.
It was a great and easy game for the Catalans, as Celta Figo did little to threaten the hosts.
Barcelona’s dominance paid off in the 17th minute as Pedri struck to give the hosts the lead.
The first half finally ended with Barcelona maintaining their narrow one-goal lead.
Nothing really happened in the second half as Barcelona continued to dominate possession and overwhelm the visitors.
The Barcelona goalkeeper was unruffled in the game as Celta Figo fail has far fewer chances at goal.
Barcelona still controlled the game and dominated were a few minutes left to play.
With 10 minutes left to the end of the game, Celta Figo were yet to record a single shot on target with seven shots fired.
Barcelona had over 60% of the possession and created more chances but could not convert them to double their lead.
The game finally ended with Barcelona displacing Real Madrid and returning to the top of the La Liga table after the win.