Barcelona players ratings vs Celta Vigo: Raphinha flops as toothless La Liga champions suffer final day defeat

Raphinha Barcelona Celta Vigo 2022-23

The Brazilian winger turned in a poor performance as Barcelona lost to relegation-threatened Celta to round off a memorable season with a forgettable 2-1 defeat. Celta needed a win to stay up after a series of miserable results, and a lifeless performance from the Blaugrana ensured the struggling side will play in Spain's top flight next year.

Barcelona had a goal ruled out early on, with Franck Kessie's short range strike being ruled out after the midfielder was caught offside in the build-up. But the Blaugrana were mostly on the back foot for the remainder of the half. And Gabri Veiga made them pay. The academy product, linked with a summer move, burst through the Barca defence and slotted the ball past Marc-Andre ter Stegen to give the home side a well-deserved 1-0 lead.

Veiga added a second for the home side after 65 minutes. The midfielder sliced a cross intended for the far post, but the floated ball flew over the keeper and into the net.

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Xavi's substitutes gave Barcelona life. Ansu Fati met Ousmane Dembele's angled cross in his stride to make things tense for the home side. But the Blaugrana couldn't find a second, ensuring that Celta stayed up.

Still, though both the performance and outcome won't have pleased Xavi, their season as a whole, complete with league winners' medals, was one to remember.

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