Barcelona star Ronald Araujo taken to hospital with concussion in 3-1 win against Celta Vigo

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(CNN)Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo was taken to the infirmary aft sustaining a concussion successful the club's 3-1 triumph against Celta Vigo connected Tuesday.

Araujo near the tract successful the 67th infinitesimal aft clashing heads with teammate Gavi and was sent to the infirmary to acquisition further tests.

The triumph saw Barça tighten its grip connected 2nd spot successful La Liga by moving 7 points wide of third-placed Sevilla.

    Memphis Depay opened the scoring aft a superb portion of accomplishment from Ousmane Dembélé and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang doubled Barcelona's pb conscionable earlier halftime -- contempt being outplayed for overmuch for the archetypal half.

      Shortly aft the break, Aubameyang scored again pursuing different assistance from Dembélé, but a misplaced walk from goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen past allowed Iago Aspas to propulsion 1 backmost for Celta.

      Aubameyang (right) celebrates scoring against Celta.

      Hopes of a comeback, however, were dented soon aft arsenic Jeison Murillo was sent disconnected for a situation connected Depay.

        There was past a lengthy interruption successful play arsenic Araujo received attraction earlier being taken disconnected the transportation successful an ambulance and replaced by Clément Lenglet.

        "Today, we did things well. Maybe, the archetypal fractional was a spot complicated, but successful the second, it was overmuch better," said Aubameyang.

        "That's affirmative for america to proceed warring for this 2nd place."

          Asked astir Araujo's information aft the game, Barcelona manager Xavi said the defender is "okay" and would enactment successful infirmary overnight.

          Barcelona has 2 league games near this play -- against Getafe connected Sunday and Villarreal adjacent week.

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