This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 16 °C Friday 3 July, 2020

Celta Vigo used some pretty unsophisticated tactics to stop Suarez last night

Barca were on the end of a rare 4-1 defeat in La Liga last night

BARCELONA WERE EMPHATICALLY beaten 4-1 by Celta Vigo in La Liga last night.

The underdogs played some fantastic football during the match, with even Barca coach Luis Enrique afterwards admitting: “I prefer it when a team wins like Celta did, playing well. They’re one of the more attractive [teams].”

Yet for all Celta’s good play, there was also an element of cynicism to their performance, with defender Sergi Gomez clearly seen punching Luis Suarez towards the end of the game — an incident that was not spotted by the officials.

After the game, Gomez defended his actions, saying:  “Hitting Suarez in the back? Those thing can happen, but I certainly didn’t want to hurt him.”

h/t 101GreatGoals

Spurs apologise after they spell sporting legend’s name wrong on trip to White Hart Lane>

Jack Byrne returns to strong Ireland U21s squad as they look to keep up 100% record>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Paul Fennessy

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel