Celta Vigo 2-0 Real Madrid

Charles scores for Celta Vigo

Real Madrid's slim Spanish title hopes were ended by defeat at Celta Vigo.

Beginning the penultimate round of matches four points behind leaders Atletico Madrid, Real were beaten by two goals from mid-table Celta's Brazilian striker Charles.

He pounced twice on defensive errors to round goalkeeper Diego Lopez, the second a backpass by Xabi Alonso.

A run of three games without a win has left Real five points behind Atletico and two behind second-placed Barcelona.

The top two sides now meet at the Nou Camp on the final day, with Atletico needing to avoid defeat to be crowned champions.

Real, who have already won the Copa del Rey, will instead turn their attention to the Champions League final against their city rivals Atletico in Lisbon on 24 May.

By then they are likely to have Cristiano Ronaldo back to full fitness. The Portugual forward missed the trip to Celta with an injury picked up in the 1-1 draw at Real Valladolid.

Line-ups

Celta Vigo

  • 1Álvarez Conde
  • 19Castro Otto
  • 15Aurtenetxe
  • 23Krohn-Dehli
  • 22CabralBooked at 77mins
  • 3Fontás
  • 24FernándezSubstituted forLópezat 57'minutes
  • 12RafinhaSubstituted forMadindaat 71'minutes
  • 11Dias de OliveiraSubstituted forBermejoat 67'minutes
  • 14OrellanaBooked at 17mins
  • 10Nolito

Substitutes

  • 4Oubiña
  • 8López
  • 9Bermejo
  • 13Rodríguez Oterino
  • 17Madinda
  • 21López
  • 29Mina Lorenzo

Real Madrid

  • 25López
  • 17ArbeloaSubstituted forIllarramendiat 57'minutesBooked at 73mins
  • 12Marcelo
  • 14Alonso
  • 18Nacho
  • 4RamosBooked at 77mins
  • 6KhediraSubstituted forFábio Coentrãoat 56'minutes
  • 16CasemiroSubstituted forDa Silvaat 69'minutes
  • 21Morata
  • 19Modric
  • 23Isco

Substitutes

  • 1Casillas
  • 5Fábio Coentrão
  • 11Bale
  • 24Illarramendi
  • 30Franco Alviz
  • 39Da Silva
  • 41de Tomás
Referee:
Alejandro José Hernández Hernández
Attendance:
27,703

Match Stats

Home TeamCelta VigoAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home14
Away18
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away15
Fouls
Home13
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Celta de Vigo 2, Real Madrid 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Celta de Vigo 2, Real Madrid 0.

Mario Bermejo (Celta de Vigo) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Nolito.

Attempt saved. Fabián Orellana (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Álex López (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nolito.

Attempt missed. Willian José (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Dangerous play by Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid).

Álex López (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Marcelo (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Fábio Coentrão.

Offside, Real Madrid. Asier Illarramendi tries a through ball, but Marcelo is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Willian José.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Gustavo Cabral.

Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Álex López (Celta de Vigo).

Attempt missed. Willian José (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Fábio Coentrão with a cross.

Isco (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Krohn-Dehli (Celta de Vigo).

Offside, Real Madrid. Xabi Alonso tries a through ball, but Álvaro Morata is caught offside.

Marcelo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Fabián Orellana (Celta de Vigo).

Offside, Real Madrid. Xabi Alonso tries a through ball, but Sergio Ramos is caught offside.

Booking

Gustavo Cabral (Celta de Vigo) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card.

Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michael Krohn-Dehli (Celta de Vigo).

Attempt missed. Nolito (Celta de Vigo) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Fabián Orellana.

Booking

Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid).

Álex López (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Lévy Madinda replaces Rafinha.

Álvaro Morata (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jon Aurtenetxe (Celta de Vigo).

Substitution

Substitution, Real Madrid. Willian José replaces Casemiro.

Attempt missed. Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Casemiro with a headed pass following a corner.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Sergio Álvarez.

Attempt saved. Fábio Coentrão (Real Madrid) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Isco.

Substitution

Substitution, Celta de Vigo. Mario Bermejo replaces Charles.

Foul by Isco (Real Madrid).

Nolito (Celta de Vigo) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Jon Aurtenetxe.

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