Iago Aspas brace should confirm World Cup spot with Spain

The Celta man ended an incredible season with two more goals against Levante

Iago Aspas se sube al carro del Mundial
Iago Aspas se sube al carro del Mundial | EFE

Iago Aspas scored twice as Celta Vigo ended the season with a 4-2 win against Levante at Balaidos and now hopes he's done enough to go to the World Cup. 








Sergio Álvarez, Hugo Mallo, Roncaglia, Sergi Gómez, Jonny (Mazan, 67'); Wass, Radoja, Lobotka, Jozabed (Molina, 86'); Maxi Gómez, Iago Aspas (Boye, 67')


Koke; Pedro López, Cábaco, Chema, Luna; Campaña, Lukic; Morales (Bardhi, 75'), Rochina (Farah, 75'), Jason; Sadiku (Pazzini, 59')


0-1 M 11 Rochina; 1-1 M 28 Maxi Gómez; 2-1 M 40 Aspas; 3-1 M 47 Aspas; 4-1 M 62 Maxi Gómez; 4-2 M 72 Morales


De Burgos Bengoetxea (com. vasco). TA: Maxi Gómez (88')/Cábaco (2'), Luna (21')



Ruben Rochina gave Levante the lead but two goals each from Maxi Gomez and Aspas helped Celta roar into a four goal lead. 

Jose Luis Morales pulled one back for the visitors, who beat Barcelona last weekend, but it was too little, too late. 

Aspas hopes his two goals, which took him onto 22 for the season, will book him his place in Spain’s World Cup squad this summer. 

Coach Julen Lopetegui will announce the players La Roja are taking to Russia on Monday. 

“I’ve done everything in my hands to go to the World Cup,” Aspas said after the game. “Now the decision is over to Lopetegui.”

Celta will are currently 11th but could drop down before the end of the weekend depending on other results. 

Levante, who saw a run of five straight wins come to an end, will finish either 15th or 16th, an incredible achievement given where they were in the table when Paco Lopez took over. 



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