Real Madrid Overpowers Celta Vigo in La Liga Double Header

Real Madrid has continued their winning streak in La Liga with a 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Match Day 30. Midfielder Marco Asensio opened the scoring in the 42nd minute, and defender Eder Militao added an insurance goal just 6 minutes later to secure all three points for the home side. This win marks Real Madrid’s 10th consecutive game without a loss, and keeps them firmly atop of La Liga standings. It was a hard fought match, but ultimately Real Madrid had too much quality for Celta Vigo as they extended their lead at the top of La Liga.


Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois (rating 7.2)
Nacho Fernández (rating 7)
Éder Militão (rating 7.7)
Antonio Rüdiger (rating 7.2)
Eduardo Camavinga (rating 8.3)
Federico Valverde (rating 7.2)
Aurélien Tchouaméni (rating 7.5)
Dani Ceballos (rating 7.9)
Marco Asensio (rating 9.2)
Karim Benzema (rating 6.7)
Vinícius Júnior (rating 7.2)

Celta Vigo

Iván Villar (rating 6.5)
Kevin Vázquez (rating 6.2)
Renato Tapia (rating 6.6)
Unai Núñez (rating 6.3)
Javi Galán (rating 6.6)
Augusto Solari (rating 6.2)
Gabri Veiga (rating 6.3)
Fran Beltrán (rating 6.7)
Luca De La Torre (rating 6)
Iago Aspas (rating 7)
Haris Seferović (rating 6.7)


Real Madrid

Lucas (M. Asensio, 76)
Rodrygo (Vinicius Junior, 81)
L. Modric (D. Ceballos, 81)

Celta Vigo

F. Cervi (A. Solari, 46)
G. Paciencia (G. Veiga, 63)
O. Rodriguez (H. Seferovic, 63)
W. Swedberg (J. Galan, 73)
F. Medrano (K. Vazquez, 78)

Ball possession:

The recent match between Real Madrid and Celta Vigo showed a clear dominance by the former, with Real Madrid holding 66% of ball possession. This was reflected in their shots on target, as they made 17 compared to Celta Vigo’s 12. However, it was a much closer affair when it came to shots on goal as Real Madrid only managed 5, which was just 3 more than Celta Vigo’s 2. Karim Benzema was the most active for Real Madrid in terms of shots taken, while Iago Aspas led the way for Celta Vigo with his hits on goal.


Dani Ceballos of Real Madrid had a very impressive passing performance, completing 95% of his 86 passes. Fran Beltrán of Celta Vigo was almost as successful, with a pass accuracy rate of 94% on 53 passes. Marco Asensio provided some offensive spark for Real Madrid by making 6 key passes, while Iago Aspas made 3 for Celta Vigo. The combined passing performance from the two teams showed their ability to control the game and create attacking opportunities.


Real Madrid has the highest number of interceptions in La Liga this season with 11. Aurélien Tchouaméni leads the way for them with 5 interceptions. Celta Vigo is not far behind with 10 interceptions, and Fran Beltrán has the most for them with 3 interceptions. Éder Militão is Real Madrid’s leader in this category, having 1 interception so far this season. Unai Núñez leads Celta Vigo in that regard, claiming 2 interceptions during the course of the season thus far.


Eduardo Camavinga of Real Madrid and Renato Tapia of Celta Vigo are the leaders when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Camavinga has won 11 such battles this season, while Tapia is not far behind with 7 successes. These two players have led their teams in terms of winning the ball from opponents in physical confrontations and helping their team maintain possession. With these impressive stats, it’s no wonder why both players are highly regarded by football fans around the world.


    Yellow cards:

  • D. Ceballos (Real Madrid) at 45 minute
  • K. Vazquez (Celta Vigo) at 19 minute
  • J. Galan (Celta Vigo) at 70 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Real Madrid – WWLWW
    • Celta Vigo – LLDDW

    Top 5 La Liga scorers:

    1. Robert Lewandowski (17, Barcelona)
    2. Karim Benzema (14, Real Madrid)
    3. Joselu (12, Espanyol)
    4. Enes Ünal (12, Getafe)
    5. Iago Aspas (12, Celta Vigo)

    Next games:

    • Real Madrid will play with Girona. April 25 at 17:30 (UTC), on Estadi Municipal de Montilivi.
    • Celta Vigo will play with Elche. April 26 at 20:00 (UTC), on Abanca-Balaídos.
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