Unconvincing Barcelona rode on Lionel Messi's heroics to thump Celta Vigo 4-1 at home, leapfrogging rivals Real Madrid to the top of the La Liga table.
Junior Firpo is set to come in for the injured Jordi Alba while Luis Suarez is back to fitness ahead of Barcelona's La Liga clash against Celta Vigo at Camp Nou
Barcelona will be hoping to return to winning ways when they host Celta Vigo at Camp Nou on Matchday 13 of the 2019-20 La Liga this weekend.
Barcelona utility man Rafinha has temporarily left the club to join Celta Vigo on a season-long loan deal, having also penned a new Camp Nou deal.
A ten-man Real Madrid made a near perfect start to the season as they cruised to a 3-1 win over Celta Vigo at Balaidos on Saturday.
Gareth Bale had a role to play in Real Madrid's season opening La Liga game as the visitors coasted to a 3-1 win over Celta Vigo despite being a man down for 35 minutes.
Eden Hazard is sidelined for a month but Luka Jovic will make his La Liga debut when Real Madrid take on Celta Vigo at Balaidos on Saturday.
Real Madrid will hope to exorcise the demons of last term when they kick off their 2019-20 La Liga campaign against Celta Vigo at Balaidos on Saturday.
Out of favour Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez has completed a move to Celta Vigo, the La Liga club announced on Sunday.
Barcelona have reportedly seen their €25 million offer for Maxi Gomez knocked back swiftly by Celta Vigo, with the player also on the radar of Tottenham.