Barcelona’s Lionel Messi (No. 10) leads the ball to score a goal during the match against Valencia CF at the Nou camp in Barcelona Saturday. Photo: VCG
Lionel Messi scored his 643rd objective for Barcelona on Saturday to the record of the objectives of Pelé for a single club, because the Spanish giants took place 2-2 by Valencia.
. Messi, 33, directed by the Jordi Alba Cross after his first penalty of the first half would have been saved to match the brand by the Brazilian for Santos.
These figures are impressive, we will never have an so effective player. In this club, “admitted coach Ronald Koeman
” That’s why he is the n ° 1. What he did for this club, it’s impressive. “
But Messi was finally frustrated Saturday as a caterpillar of Valencia forced a Draw to leave Barcelona eight points behind the leaders Atletico Madrid, who beat Elche 3-1 earlier in the day.
There were times tonight with good football, we had full control of the match, especially after the first of April. Where we tried to get the third, but there were also times when we lost the ball in the danger zones, “added Koeman
” What’s worrying is that sometimes the team knows that is about.
“We know we are a team that always likes to attack and score goals, but there are also times when you have to defend and control the game.
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“But the race for the title is not yet lost, we are far behind, but it’s a very complicated season for everyone . In two months, the situation can be totally different. “
Barcelona started slowly and went to the background of Mouctar Diakhaby from a corner after half an hour.
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Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks during the match against Valencia CF at Camp Nou Saturday in Barcelona. Photo: VCG
Messi’s Spot Kick has been saved by Jaume Domenech, but the ball has rebounded and the Croix Dinkée d’Alba, Argentina ahead has directed the ball in the netTo attract the level with Pele.
Barcelona went in the future thanks to a superb Ronald Araujo chisel shot of Uruguay.
But the Valencia pressure was rewarded when Maxi Gomez stopped in front of Barca Central Defender Oscar Mingueza turning into a cross and equalize.
Philippe Coutinho turned a short shot with 12 remaining 12 minutes and Messi blended at a free kick, but Barcelona was forced to share the points.
Luis Suarez scored twice close to a 3-1 win for Atletico to move the Diego Simeone side, three clear points at the top.
In a first half tight at the Metropolitano Wanda, Atletico lost a clear chance to take the lead when theFrance Transmits Thomas Lemar led the right ball to Elche Keeper Edgar Badia as the Defense opened.
Suarez was a lot more clinical in the 41st minute that Uruguay ahead had the least keys to lead Kieran Tripier Badia to take the lead.
The former striker of Barcelona and Liverpool then stretched at the Pochela Vive Yannick Carrasco went into the net at the 58th minute.
Lucas Boye’s powerful header gave Elche Hope in the second semester, but the Diego Costa, who did not hide his frustration to be relegated to the arrival of Suarez. , shot in a penalty with ten minutes remaining to finish the three points for Atletico.
“I am very happy to be able to play again,” saidRe Costa Movisting after the match. “I took hard shots but I always pick up again. It was not easy but I have enough strength to fight.”
Real Sociedad remains second but remains three points behind after abandoning a -goix led to losing 2-1 to Levante.
Sociedad, who played three other games that Atletico, were ahead of the 22nd minute when the Swedish Trainee Alexander Isak scored.
Roger only leveled six minutes later before Jorge de Frutus grabbed the winner at three minutes. Villarreal are from the fourth thanks to a 3-1 victory over Osasuna with Gerard Moreno number twice to take his total season with eight goals.
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