Highlights and goals: Athletic Club 0-2 Celta de Vigo in La Liga | 04/17/2022
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End of the game
Final whistle in San Mamés.
Nico Williams (Athletic) shoots on goal but the keeper comes out to prevent Athletic from scoring.
Yellow card for Renato Tapia (Celta).
Iago Aspas (Celta) shot blocked by Yuri (Athletic).
Nico Serrano (Athletic) tries to score for his team with a header but it ends up in the hands of the keeper.
VAR decided the ball had been taken cleanly and did not award a penalty.
VAR has been called for an alleged penalty kick in favor of Berenguer (Athletic).
Nico Serrano (Athletic) has a good race but is foiled by a rebound from Celta.
Galán (Celta) starts a dangerous move which he passes to Brais, who passes to Nolito, who shoots unsuccessfully.
Foul by Raúl García (Athletic) on Murillo (Celta).
Missed shot by Aidoo (Celta) following a pass from Beltrán.
Aidoo (Celta) has a header from a corner but misses the target.
Yellow card for Muniain (Athletic).
Dituro (Celta) clears an Athletic free kick with his fists.
Kevin Vázquez (Celta) is shown the yellow card for a foul on Muniain (Athletic).
Start of second half
The second half begins in San Mamés.
End of the first half
Total domination of the visiting team since Athletic made many errors in defense which have already cost them two goals conceded.
End of the first half without a minute of added time.
Petxarroman (Athletic) blocked the shot.
Corner for Athletic.
Yellow card for Alex Petxarroman (Athletic).
GOOOOOOAL FOR CELTA, the dominance is reflected in the result and Fran Beltrán shoots from long range after a pass from Denis Suárez.
Celta’s dominance is clear despite Athletic’s attempts.
Brais (Celta) had a powerful shot but it was wide.
Celta don’t allow Athletic to enter their own half.
Sancet (Athletic) continues on a cross following a corner.
Handball by Pextarroman (Athletics).
Sancet (Athletic) has a left footed shot which grazes the post and goes wide.
Shot by Berenguer (Athletic) which ends in the hands of the keeper.
GOOOOOOOOOOAL FOR CELTA, Iago Aspas finishes with everything after a pass from Brais Méndez.
Cervi (Celta) fails to finish after a pass from Yeray.
Williams (Athletic) blocked the shot.
Start of the game
The match starts in San Mamés!
The teams take the field to begin the ceremonial acts.
5 minutes to go
In five minutes the starting whistle will sound for this game which if Athletic win would leave them with 48 points and if Celta win they would leave them with 39 points and move up one place.
It will be a very tight match as they are only nine points apart. Due to their positions, Athletic are likely to win.
The designated judge for this match is Alejandro José Hernández.
Arrival at the stadium
The teams are already in the locker room to start the warm-up exercises.
Lineup – Celtic
Matías Dituro; Javi Galan; Joseph Aidou; Nestor Araujo; Kevin Vazquez; Fran Beltran; Franco Emmanuel Cervi; Denis Suarez; Brais Mendez; Santi Mina; Iago Aspas. Coach: Eduardo German Coudet.
Composition – Athletic
Unai Simon; Youri Berchiche; Yeray; Dani Vivian; Alex Petxaroman; Iker Munian; Unai Vencedor; Mikel Vesga; Alex Berenguer; Inaki Williams; Oihan Sancet. DT: Marcelin.
45 minutes to go!
In 45 minutes the game will start in San Mames. Both teams have already confirmed their line-ups.
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In the last eight meetings between the two teams, three have been won by Athletic, two by Celta and the other three have ended in draws.
Key player – Celta
Iago Aspas continues to be Celta’s man of the match. The 34-year-old striker has 13 goals and four assists in 30 games.
Key Player – Athletic
Iñaki Williams is the team’s top scorer. The 27-year-old Spaniard has registered seven goals and three assists this season and has played in all 31 games in the tournament.
Celta are not far behind their opponents. They are four places lower, in 12th place with 36 points, but they have not won since March 6 and have already accumulated three defeats and a draw.
The Bilbao team are in eighth place in the standings with 45 points. They come out of an uneven streak: two draws, two wins and one defeat.
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