Neymar then made it 3-0 after 67 minutes as the Spanish champions secured all the points in comfortable fashion.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
BARCA: Valdes; Adriano, Bartra, Mascherano, Alba; Song, Iniesta, Cesc; Sanchez, Messi, Neymar
CELTA: Yoel; Cabral, Mallo, Fontas, Aurtenetxe; Castro, Fernandez; Orellana, Lopez, Madinda; Mina
5 - In their last nine trips to the Camp Nou in La Liga, Celta Vigo have drawn (five) more games than they have lost (four). Adventurous.— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 26, 2014
3 - Barcelona have won all three league games with Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez and Neymar starting so far. Arsenal.— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 26, 2014
14 - Lionel Messi is the top scorer in the top five European Leagues in 2014 (14 goals). Revitalise.— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 26, 2014
2004 - Luis Enrique's last La Liga defeat as a player was against his current side Celta Vigo in 2004. Reunion.— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 26, 2014