Lionel Messi hits goal 650 as Barca receives revenge on Athletic. Lionel Messi has scored his 650th goal for Barcelona.
Whereas Antoine Griezmann struck the champion in a 2-1 home success over Athletic Bilbao in La Liga, paying back a defeat by the Basque side in the Spanish Super Cup final.
Lionel Messi twined in an impressive free-kick just after 20 minutes for his turning point goal. On that same day that the club promised to prosecute El Mundo.
A Spanish newspaper for posting the complete details of the contract of Argentina. The side of Ronald Koeman took note and documented a 5th straight Liga win and went above Real Madrid into a 2nd goal difference with approximately 40 points, 10 in back of Atletico Madrid who has a game in hand.
Lionel Messi had lost an exceptional chance at the very start
Lionel Messi had lost an exceptional chance at the beginning when he shot direct at keeper Unai Simon and Barca declined a lot of opportunities and chances to enlarge their lead before halftime.
Athletic, who had acquired and secured their past five matches in every competition in a flying beginning below the new coach Marcelino, didn’t keep on going however he leveled in the 49th thanks to an own goal.
Jobi Alba did all he could to stop Athletic’s Oscar de Marcos from getting to a cross however he rather moved into the Barca net.
The hosts strived to reply. However restored their lead finally in the 74th just when Griezmann, who had scored two times in the 3-2 Super Cup final defeat.
Appeared in the box to strike home a cross from Oscar Mingueza, the defender.
Griezman commended and honored Lionel Messi just after the game when he was asked if the Argentine, who did all they can to exit Barcelona in the close season, was being forced further away from the club.
Frenchman’s Comment Concerning Messi
Here is what Frenchman said:
“We’re all enjoying Messi, he’s a legend and we hope he can continue to help the club to win.”
Athletic defender Inigo Martinez also mentioned that his side had the mishap to face Lionel Messi when he seemed out to ratify a point.
Athletic defender Inigo Martinez said:
“We all know Messi’s quality. When he’s all fired up like he was today he scores goals like that and there’s nothing you can do about it.”