Leo Messi celebrates his goal against the Alavés


Messi returns to take advantage with Benzema in the fight for the 'Pichichi'

Published:21/12/2019 - 18:58h

Updated:21/12/2019 - 18:59h

Leo Messi was once again decisive with Barça when he scored 3-1 when the Alavés tightened. With his target, the Argentine takes advantage with Benzema in the fight for the 'Pichichi' of LaLiga. The '10' already has 13 goals, by 12 he has scored the Frenchman

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Leo Messi marked the 3-1 of the Barça against the Alavés and goes back to reign in the table of goleadores of LaLiga. The fight by the 'Pichichi' this season is being more interesting that never and the '10' Barcelona went back to take advantage regarding Karim Benzema, with which empataba up to now. The one of Rosario already adds 13 targets, whereas the madridista carries 12, although it still has to play this day against the Athletic in the Bernabéu.

The so much of the captain barcelonista arrived, besides, when more it needed it the Barça. The vitorianos had marked the 2-1 to the little of the resumption of the second time and were tightening for empatar the crash. But when better were the Basques appeared the Argentinian to do magic and turn off the fire that was creating . Leo took it in three chambers of field, drove several metres and planted the balloon to the right of Pacheco from out of the area with a dry shot and imparable.

After this target, the international albiceleste could mark his 14º goal when the referee pitó penalti by hand of a defender of the Alavés. But the rosarino did not want to be selfish after having wetted and left him the maximum penalty to his fellow Luis Suárez, that still had not been able to mark. The charrúa did not forgive and marked his tenth goal in what it goes of League Santander.

The tip of Jump is the third qualifier in the fight by this 'Pichichi' after Benzema and his mate Messi. The Frenchman him empató to the '10' does two days when it marked 'in extremis' against the Valency in the tie to one that harvested the merengues in Mestalla. In the Classical did not mark any of the two and now the Barcelona goes back to take advantage after this golazo against the alavesistas.

Benzema Will have the opportunity to equalise or surpass to the captain barcelonista this Sunday in front of the Athletic. The French is being the big offensive weapon of the Madrid this campaign and by his boots will happen many of the hopes of the whites against the bilbaínos. The past year, the Frenchman attained to do him a 'hat-trick' to the Basques in the Bernabéu and looks forward to to repeat a similar performance this course.

The rest of applicants that struggle by the 'Pichichi'

After the two blaugranas and the madridista finds Gerard Moreno, that has marked until the moment 8 goals. Equalised with the ex of the Espanyol find Ángel Rodríguez, Loren Morón and Lucas Pérez, that could not wet against the Barça. With 7 goals are Willian José; Joselu, that was acting in front of the culés and could not mark when it went out in the second time, and Antoine Griezmann, that opened the tin against the Alavés and already adds 7 so many in League.

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