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Barca Hands Madrid Huge Boost In Title Race After Celta Draw

• Barcelona stumbled at Celta Vigo as a thrilling LaLiga title race with Real Madrid took another twist

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Barcelona’s hopes of winning LaLiga for a third successive season suffered a blow as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo – handing Real Madrid a huge boost in the title race.

Luis Suarez scored twice but Barcelona stumbled at Celta Vigo as a thrilling LaLiga title race with Real Madrid took another twist.

Luis Suarez scored a brace – both of his goals assisted by Lionel Messi – as Barca twice held the lead on the road on Saturday.

However, after Fedor Smolov had equalised earlier in the second half, Iago Aspas curled in an 88th-minute free-kick to bring Celta level again in a see-saw contest in Galicia.

The hosts missed a golden opportunity to snatch victory in the closing minutes too, Nolito shooting straight at Marc-Andre ter Stegen after being set up Denis Suarez.

READ MORE: Real Madrid Tops La Liga Table After Hard-Fought Win At Sociedad

While the result is good enough to move Barca a point clear at the summit, Madrid – who hold the head-to-head edge over their rivals – can retake top spot so long as they avoid defeat at Espanyol on Sunday.

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