Leo Messi has 4 goals and 5 assists in his last 4 La Liga games against Celta.

Leo Messi has 4 goals and 5 assists in his last 4 La Liga games against Celta. Iago Aspas has 4 goals and 2 assists in his last 4 league games against Barça. | VICTOR SALGADO - FCB

FC Barcelona heads to Galicia for a midweek encounter with middle-of-the-table Celta Vigo and a chance to extend the its brand new, all-time La Liga record undefeated streak to 40 games. More importantly, however, with six games to play and an 11-point lead over second-place Atlético Madrid, a victory in Vigo will bring Barça to within two games of clinching the league title.

➜ LA LIGA STANDINGS: See where Barça, Celta, and every other team are currently situated!

Who’s In & Who’s Out

HIGHLIGHTS: The best moments from Barça’s final training session before flying to Vigo!

Form Guide (La Liga)

Celta - 9th place

Barça - 1st place


VIDEO: Watch highlights of Ernesto Valverde's pre-game press conference!

Statistically Speaking

PUSHING 40! Barça’s 2-1 win over Valencia on Saturday was the team’s 39th straight La Liga game undefeated, dating back to last season, and set a new all-time record . . . The previous mark of 38 games had been held by Real Sociedad since the 1979-80 season . . . Barça can extend the new mark to 40 games with a win or draw at Celta and move to within 5 games of going undefeated for the entire season . . .

➜ #BARÇA39, by the numbers! Inside our one year unbeaten in La Liga!

PLAYERS TO WATCH! The G.O.A.T., aka Lionel Messi, has 4 goals and 5 assists in his last four league games against Celta . . . The Argentinian ace leads La Liga in both scoring (29 goals) and assists (12) this season, and will be looking to add to his tally on Tuesday in Galicia . . . Messi is also  1 goal behind Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah in the race for the European Golden Shoe . . . Philippe Coutinho, who came to Barça from Liverpool in January, is coming on strong recently, dishing out 4 assists in his last 3 games, including 2 against Valencia on Saturday . . . For Celta, striker Iago Aspas has 4 goals and 2 assists in his last 4 league games against Barça . . . 

➜ VIDEO: Coutinho's first five assists for Barça!

TOUGH ROOM! Balaídos is a notoriously challenging ground to play at, and Barça’s last two La Liga visits to Celta ended in defeat . . . Celta won there, 4–3, in Week 7 of the 2016/17 season, and 4–1 in Week 5 of the 2015/16 season . . . Currently, Celta is riding a 7-game home unbeaten streak in La Liga, including 4 wins and 3 draws . . . On the flip side, Barça is in the midst of a 19-game road unbeaten streak in La Liga, including 14 wins and 5 draws, and 10 clean sheets . . .

How to Follow the Game Live

As always, Barça’s match will be broadcast live around the world. We will also have live English play-by-play streamed on R@dioBarça. And social media users can get live updates on Barça's official Facebook and Twitter accounts as the action unfolds.

➜ TV GUIDE: When and where to watch Celta Vigo vs. FC Barcelona

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