Celta Vigo beat Levante with a thumping 2-0 victory on Friday at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos. Celta arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Cádiz in their previous game. Levante, on the other hand, lost 5-1 in the last match they played against Villarreal. As the table looks today, Celta and Levante currently occupy 9th and 12th spots in the league, with 44 points and 38 points respectively after 34 matches.
After an un-eventful first half, Whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on Celta who started the second half well, with Brais Mendez giving The Sky Blues the lead in the 51st minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Augusto Solari, on 74 minutes with a final score of 2-0.
For Celta, Fran Beltran, Nestor Araujo, Aaron Martin, Augusto Solari and Facundo Ferreyra, came on for Renato Tapia, Joseph Aidoo, Jose Fontan, Iago Aspas and Nolito. Levante brought on Ruben Rochina, Jose Luis Morales, Sergio Leon, Jorge Miramon and Cheick Doukoure, to replace Enis Bardhi, Alejandro Cantero, Gonzalo Melero, Oscar Duarte and Rober Pier.
There were bookings for Jose Fontan and Kevin Vazquez from Celta, and Gonzalo Melero and Ruben Vezo, for Levante.
Next up, Celta are away to Villarreal, whilst Levante will travel to face Alaves.
|Celta Vigo:||Dani Cardenas, Ruben Vezo, Sergio Postigo, Oscar Duarte, Carlos Clerc, Jorge De Frutos Sebastian, Gonzalo Melero, Rober Pier, Enis Bardhi, Roger Marti and Alejandro Cantero|
|Levante:||Ivan Villar, Kevin Vazquez, Jeison Murillo, Joseph Aidoo, Jose Fontan, Brais Mendez, Santi Mina, Renato Tapia, Nolito, Denis Suarez and Iago Aspas|
|Stadium:||the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos|
|Goals:||Brais Mendez (1-0, min. 51) and Augusto Solari (2-0, min. 74)|