Celta held 1-1 by Eibar in at Municipal de Balaidos

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Technical card:
Celta: Ruben Blanco, Hugo Mallo, Jeison Murillo, Nestor Araujo, Lucas Olaza, Brais Mendez, Renato Tapia, Fran Beltran (Alfonso Gonzalez, min.75), Nolito (Miguel Baeza, min.81), Emre Mor (Okay Yokuslu, min.46) and Santi Mina
Eibar: Marko Dmitrovic, Alejandro Pozo, Pedro Bigas, Paulo Oliveira, Rafa Soares, Yoshinori Muto, Sergio Alvarez (Aleix Garcia, min.63), Recio (Pape Diop, min.75), Edu Exposito, Bryan Salvatierra and Kike (Pedro Leon, min.75)
Stadium: Municipal de Balaidos
Goals: Brais Mendez (1-0, min. 9) and Bryan Salvatierra (1-1, min. 53)

On Sunday, Celta and Eibar were held to a 1-1 draw at Municipal de Balaidos. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Celta arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Real Betis whilst Eibar lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Atlético Madrid. As things stand, Celta are in 9th place, with 24 points from 20 matches, while Eibar sit in 15th, with 20 points from 20.

Celta started the game well, following a goal from Brais Mendez in the 9th minute, finalising the first half with a 1-0.

Eibar staged a comeback in the second half, with Bryan Salvatierra opening the scoring, 53 minutes in. The game ended a 1-1 draw.

Both managers used allfull available substitutions. For Celta, Okay Yokuslu, Alfonso Gonzalez and Miguel Baeza came on for Emre Mor, Fran Beltran and Nolito, while Eibar brought on Aleix Garcia, Pape Diop and Pedro Leon to replace Sergio Alvarez, Recio and Kike.

There were bookings for Renato Tapia, Okay Yokuslu, Brais Mendez and Santi Mina from Celta and Rafa Soares, Edu Exposito and Recio for Eibar.

Celta will next travel to Granada, while Eibar will face Sevilla at home.


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