Leo Messi and Karim Benzema fight for the Pichichi of LaLiga 2019-20

FAR FROM THE GOLDEN BOOT

Benzema approaches Messi in the fight for the Pichichi trophy

Published:3/02/2020 - 23:27h

Updated:4/02/2020 - 08:29h

Barça and Real Madrid are engaged in a lively battle for LaLiga, and their strikers also play an important role. Karim Benzema approached Leo Messi's Pichichi trophy on the last weekend

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FC Barcelona and Real Madrid keep his pulse by LaLiga, and for the moment the whites command with an advantage of three points. It remains a lot of season by in front and a Classical in Santiago Bernabéu that promises to be vibrant, and with the Glass of Rey and the Champions League demanding to both in a bustled calendar, touches to expect to know which of the two -with permission of the rest- will be the most consistent.

The collective battle between both has a reproduction to individual level, in a Trophy Pichichi that dominates Leo Messi above Karim Benzema. Although the injuries braked to the of Rosary in the first stretch of the course and left him with some opportunities less, east accelerated in the straight final of the year 2019, what has served him to elevate his registers until the 14 goals -and eight assistances- and lead the classification.

The past weekend, the French took advantage of for recortar distances, and decided by the minimum a derbi against the Athletic of Madrid. From the course of Cristiano Ronaldo, the ex of the Olympique of Lyon has assumed responsibilities and this notices in his statistics. After the duel against the rojiblancos, the Frenchman already adds 13 targets -and five assistances- that turn him into the main alternative to the national award.

Curiously, the third in the table is a forward lesionado, Luis Suárez that resists with 11 so many -and seven assistances-. To the of Jump can him give already by descartado in this peculiar career, since it happened does some weeks by the operating theatre to correct some annoyances in his knee and his time of drop has fixed in around four months, what is safe that will separate him of any possible traced back.

Like the Uruguayan, Ezequiel 'Chimy' Ávila conserves the fourth square in spite of breaking the ligament crossed of the knee, in a group perseguidor with nine goals in which also they accompany him Joselu Sanmartín, Maxi Gómez, Ángel Rodríguez and Roger Martí. They are not the only that try to give the surprise and colarse in the rivalry between culés and 'merengues', since no only the arietes try to stand out.

A midfield player like Santi Cazorla cuela in the following block, with eight so many per person and with the company of Lucas Pérez, Loren Morón, Gerard Moreno, In front of Budimir and Willian José. The gunpowder goes to series and many expect to turn into 'covered' in the next months, although it is for checking if somebody will have the privilege of destronar to Leo Messi that it is all an expert.

The Pichichis Spanish, far of the Boot of Gold

Although the hand manually of Messi and Benzema is very hot, both are far to day of today of the Boot of Gold, that begins to approach to Italy. After his doublet of the Sunday in the goleada of the Lazio in the Series To, Ciro Immobile is more leader with 25 targets and 50 points, by in front of Robert Lewandowski (22 so many and 44 points), Swindle Werner (20 and 40), Cristiano Ronaldo (19 and 38) and Jamie Vardy (17 and 34).

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