Lionel Messi FC Barcelona Saturday for the sixth competitiezege in a row led. The Spanish leader won the stadsderby against Espanyol with 2-0 by two goals of the barcelona star. Juventus achieved without Cristiano Ronaldo a narrow victory at Empoli (1-0).
Espanyol held at the Nou Camp despite only 30 percent possession of the ball for a long time against FC Barcelona, but in the 71st minute went the wrong anyway for the team of trainer of Rubi.
Messi laid from the edge of the penalty area for a free kick and the captain of Barcelona stiftte the ball towards the short corner. Víctor Sánchez was the bet just before the line heads, but the captain of Espanyol, passed only his keeper Diego López.
The 31-year-old Messi, who due to a slight injury last Tuesday and the practice of Argentina with Morocco spread, made just for time reference Malcolm also 2-0.
The star of Barça made for the third race in a row at least two goals and now stands at 31 matches in La Liga. It is the eighth time that lionel Messi, the limit of thirty competitiedoelpunten achieved in a season. Rival Cristiano Ronaldo managed this seven times.
Second keeper Jasper Cillessen was missing due to a hip injury in the selection of Barcelona, with nine games to go 69 points. Number two, Atlético Madrid, that Saturday night still goes to visit Deportivo Alavés, has thirteen points less.
Lionel Messi celebrates one of his two goals with the over 90,000 fans in the Camp Nou. ()
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Kean again important for Juventus
In Italy had a leader Juventus at home a lot of trouble with laagvlieger Empoli, but the team of Massimiliano Allegri won: 1-0.
Moise Kean was the matchwinner in Turin. The only nineteen-year-old striker, who three weeks ago was important with two hits and an assist against Udinese (4-1 victory), made in the 72nd minute the only goal of the match. He stood when only three minutes in the field.
Juventus is heading quickly to the eighth national championship in a row. The team has nine more games to go and a lead of eighteen points on Napoli, Sunday, to visit AS Roma.
Ronaldo was not in the selection of the ‘Old Lady’. The star ran last Monday in the EK-kwalificatieduel of Portugal with Serbia (1-1) a slight muscle injury in his rechterbovenbeen.
Juventus want in the run-up to the matches against Ajax in the quarter finals of the Champions League taking no chances with the attacker. The heenwedstrijd is on Wednesday 10 april in Amsterdam, and six days later is the return in Turin.
Moise Kean decided Juventus-Empoli. ()
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