Barcelona thrashed Sporting Gijon 6-0 to move closer to La Liga title

Barcelona move closer to the title by beating Sporting Gijon 6-0.

With Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid winning earlier on the day, Barcelona had to win if they wanted to recapture their first place. And they did it brilliantly by scoring 6 goals in a one-sided encounter.

It was Gijon, however, who started the game well and even had an opportunity through Menendez. The latter, however, fired a weak shot at the Barcelona goalkeeper. However, Messi will not commit the same mistake. 60 seconds later, Barcelona was ahead thanks to a Messi header. The goal help to calm down some nerves and Barcelona began to play more freely.

They will create some occasions before the break but will be denied several times by the Sporting Gijon goalkeeper and defence. First, it will be Suarez that will get his shot deflected and secondly it will be Neymar that would be denied. This means that the game reached half-time with the score at 1-0. Continue reading Barcelona thrashed Sporting Gijon 6-0 to move closer to La Liga title

Lionel Messi kick start Career after 2009

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi started earning major individual awards and trophies since 2009 when the Argentine forward received the 2009 FIFA Ballon d’Or and from there on out Messi has kicked off an illustrious career where he continues earning more pieces of silverware as each season passes on and more records being broken.

One of the latest records that Messi managed to break was the Champions League goal-scoring record which was established by Real Madrid’s Raul as the Spanish attacker had scored a total of 71 goals in the European competition but Messi became the new top goal-scorer after scoring his 74th goal in the Champions League during Barcelona’s victory against APOEL which was played on November 25 at the GSP Stadium in Cyprus.

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