Lionel MESSI and Eduardo SALVIO respectively scored for their clubs; FC Barcelona and Benfica.
Yet another record tied by the little magician. MESSI scored in Barcelona’s 2-0 victory away to Villarreal to maintain a 5 point lead at the top of La Liga table. MESSI reached a new milestone with his goal as he is now on 525 goals for Barcelona, equalling Gerd MULLER’s record of most official goals for a single club in Europe’s top 5 leagues.
Furthermore, congratulations to Lionel MESSI for winning the IFFHS best playmaker in the world award for the 3rd consecutive year. Here’s the top 3 with the rest of the table:
Lionel MESSI (247 points)
Toni KROOS (90 points)
Luka MODRIC (81 points)
Eduardo SALVIO scored for Benfica in their 3-1 win against Estoril Praia. SALVIO scored the first goal of the match following a low pass into the pass from Franco CERVI. Toto SALVIO had an assist of his own for Benfica’s second goal while CERVI added a second assist to his name on the third goal.