Lionel messi's 22nd Hatrick, Just one behind Cristiano Ronaldo
With doubts looming over the form of Lionel Messi and is stay at the Catalan club, the Argentinian striker chose to speak out With a hattrick against Deportivo de la Coruna moving just one point behind table leaders Real Madrid.
Messi’s 23rd hattrick for Barcelona came with a stunning header 10 minutes into the game, His second came from a pass from the Brazilian star Neymar jr. which he dinked over Deportivo goalkeeper Fabricio Agosto in the 33rd minute
With a 2-0 advantage at half time, Luis Erique's men went on to grab another goal in the 62nd minute from non other than lionel Messi . the Canal Plus commentator noted, the 27-year-old was "playing the role of orchestra director and also the role of finisher"
Barcelona’s lead was further extended from an own goal in the 83rd minute from a poor clearance by Sidnei da Silva Junior, that added to the misery of the home crowd .
The 4-0 win over Deportivo has been defined as Barcerlona’s best win this season with a 68% ball possession throughout the game, a much needed boost for the club and its stars.
Leveling off with Alfredo Di Stefano and Telmo zarra ,Lionel messi’s 22 hatrick now holds short of one behind real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.
Leveling off with Alfredo Di Stefano and Telmo zarra ,Lionel Messi's 22 hatrick now holds short of one behind real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo,