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Lionel Messi: the player with more dribbles in LaLiga

Published:2/11/2020 - 22:56h

Updated:3/11/2020 - 18:05h

Although Lionel Messi has not registered the best start of season with the Barcelona, but equally his numbers (to part of goals) follow marvelling to the Spanish football

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The beginning of season of Leo Messi has been full of uncertainties with the little quantity of goals that has annotated (three in eight parties). However, when it treats of the best player of the world, always is necessary to be optimistic. The change of system of Ronald Koeman does not have him caido well to the Argentinian and still looks for to adapt in the palanteamiento of the Dutch technician. In spite of this, the Argentinian continues showing his big talent in the field and already has turned into the player with more dribblings in LaLiga Santander.

The arrival of Koeman to the benches of the FC Barcelona have left a lot of changes in the club to which the players still have to adapt. Messi, one of them. With his exert after the arrival of Pep Guardiola in 2008, when it began to break all the marks and turned into the best player of the world, all expect that it keep the level and continue leading to the Barcelona, especially of face to the arch.

In this season of LaLiga only has marked in an opportunity, in front of the Villarreal from the point penalti, and since has kept expentante to the barcelonismo by his reaction of face to the rival goal. Although it is true that has been very participatory in the field and that has finished to the arch in 46 opportunities, still follows looking for the goal that needs to win confidence and go back to the way to the that has accustomed to the culés.

A data that has given a lot of hope to the fanatical blaugranas is the quantity of dribblings that has completed this season. In the beginning, playing in the position of 'false 9', his game had been very vertical and without so many dribblings, something in what it specialises . But now, Messi has won more confidence and desenuelve in all the sectors of the field. Thus, of agreement to a statistics of LaLiga Santander in his account of Twitter, is the player that more has completed dribblings in the first seven days of the competition, although the Barcelona has two pending parties.

In this sense, Leo Messi, with 26 dribblings to date, surpasses to players like Nabil Fekir, of the Betis (21), José Campaign of Raise (19), Iago Sails, of the Celtic of Vigo (17), the madridista Feerland Mendy (15) and Gerard Moreno, the one who to date registers the same quantity that the French side of the White House. However, of agreement to a data of 'Opt', of the players that have tried at least ten dribblings in LaLiga during this campaign, Philippe Coutinho and Frenkie of Jong, with 90% and 87% respectively, are the footballers that have had more success.

You finish little effective

In addition to being the player of the League with more dribblings to date, Leo Messi also is the one who more finish has registered in the beginning of campaign, with 14 shots to the rival goal. The Argentinian has four of advantage on Mikel Oyarzábal, of the Real Sociedad, and Karim Benzema, of the Real Madrid. The small -big- difference is that the ariete of the 'txuri-urdines' registers five converted goals and is the maximum goleador of the competition. By his part, the French has turned into three opportunities, whereas Messi only has annotated once.

The Argentinian needs time to adapt and go back to the route goleadora. There is not doubt that it will achieve it in the weeks to come and will continue being the most important player in the approach blaugrana. In the meantime, also it is necessary to value the big effort that has put in the creation of game of his team, showing the versatile that can become.

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