Exciting Match Highlights: FC Barcelona 3 – 2 Celta Vigo

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Barcelona’s Crazy Comeback: 3 Goals in 9 Minutes to Defeat Celta Vigo

September 23, 2023 – Kooora – Saeed Nabeawi


Barcelona achieved a thrilling victory with a score of 3-2 against Celta Vigo in a La Liga match played on Saturday evening at “Muniguick” Stadium, during the sixth round of the league.


Celta Vigo’s goals were scored by Jürgen Larsen in the 19th minute and Anastasios Douvikas in the 76th minute. In contrast, Barcelona’s trio was completed by Robert Lewandowski, who scored twice in the 81st and 85th minutes, and João Cancelo in the 89th minute.

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Barcelona’s Current Standing

With this victory, Barcelona increased their points tally to 16, temporarily taking the lead in La Liga. Meanwhile, Celta Vigo remains at 4 points, currently occupying the seventeenth position in the league standings.

First-Half Action

The first threat came in the 17th minute when Iago Aspas took a sudden shot inside the box. However, Ter Stegen made an excellent save, deflecting it into a corner.

Celta Vigo took the lead in the 19th minute as Jürgen Larsen received a pass from his teammate Torre and shot a low ball to the left of Ter Stegen.

Missed Chances

João Félix missed the opportunity to equalize in the 23rd minute as he received a cross inside the box from Gundogan but shot it over the crossbar.

Frankie de Jong, the Barcelona midfielder, sent a lofted ball into the penalty area towards João Félix, who failed to control the ball, missing another chance to level the score in the 28th minute.

Injury and Substitutions

Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong picked up an injury and was substituted by the young player Gavi in the 36th minute.

Second-Half Dominance

Barcelona continued to apply pressure, with Ferran Torres having a shot hit the outside of the net in the 66th minute.

Late Drama

Robert Lewandowski reduced the deficit for Barcelona in the 81st minute with a shot from inside the penalty area.

Lewandowski added Barcelona’s second goal in the 85th minute, receiving a cross from the right side by Cancelo and slotting the ball into the net.

João Cancelo sealed the deal in the 89th minute, receiving a cross from Gavi inside the box and scoring with a precise shot, securing a thrilling victory for Barcelona.



Barcelona pulled off a remarkable comeback, scoring three goals in just nine minutes to secure a vital victory over Celta Vigo. This win temporarily places Barcelona at the top of La Liga standings, while Celta Vigo faces continued challenges in the league.

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