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The most difficult 'pichichi' for Messi: a lot of competition

Published:7/10/2019 - 21:28h

Updated:7/10/2019 - 21:29h

Leo Messi is usually always the favorite to end up being the Pichichi of LaLiga Santander, but this season he started injured and will have it harder

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Leo Messi has not had a beginning of season precisely simple. A muscular injury in the second train that it made in pre-season, just after holidays, prevented him play during the first days ligueras. After his expected turn to the terrains of game, went back to lesionarse, losing other two meetings.

Fortunately, the captain of the FC Barcelona already is back and, although still it is missing him purchase rhythm of competition because of his long period of inactivity, sees him entirely recovered of his physical problems. In fact, it played the 90 complete minutes in the parties against the Inter of Milan and the Seville and even achieved to mark his first goal of the course in front of the picture hispalense.

Now, Leo Messi will have of two weeks to follow putting in shape and recover his best physical conditions after his injury. After the stop by international selections, expects see again to the best version of the Argentinian star, what involves also see him reach the figures goleadoras deslumbrantes that are usual in him.

The Argentinian star always is the maximum candidate to obtain the Pichichi to final of season, although in the present course does not go to have at all easy to obtain said award. The parties that has lost during his period of recovery have ocasionado an important disadvantage of the Barcelona captain with regard to the rest of applicants to do with him.

Competition for Messi

In these eight first days of LaLiga Santander, in the highest of the table of maxima goleadores there is a triple tie: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Gerard Moreno (Villarreal) and Loren (Real Betis) share first position with six goals each one. After them, we find to Luis Suárez (Barça), Cazorla (Villarreal), Raúl García (Athletic Club), Maxi Gómez (Valencia), Jaime Kills (Getafe), Parejo (Valencia) and Oyarzábal (Real Sociedad), todsos they with four.

Leo Messi will have, in these circumstances, a difficult challenge by in front​ if it wants to finish consecrating at most goleador of the category. The rest of footballers have had more opportunities that he and, now, the Argentinian is had to go back to be the one of past campaigns also to level goleador.

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