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Leo Messi climbs positions in his fight for the Pichichi of LaLiga

Published:14/12/2020 - 11:53h

Updated:14/12/2020 - 11:53h

Leo Messi is not in his best moment but, in spite of this, is able to be decisive and to litigate again for being the maximum goleador of LaLiga Santander

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The last months have been very controversial for Leo Messi that the past month of August expressed his wish to abandon the FC Barcelona. His controversial burofax to the Barcelona club, his back interview smashing into the directive of Josep Maria Bartomeu, his criticisms by the course of Luis Suárez or those that received of Quique Setién mounted an important earthquake around the Argentinian in the extradeportivo.

In the terrains of game, neither can say that Leo Messi was in his best moment since, in spite of an evident will to do the things well, is not attaining be, neither much less, so decisive as it has been it in the last decade. In spite of this, the worst version of the Argentinian in a lot of years is very by on that the one who offer big players week by week.

This Sunday, Leo Messi went back to show a grey version against the Raise​ but, instead, appeared in some decisive moments to generate good occasions with some dangerous pass and marked a goal that costs three points of gold to follow dreaming with LaLiga. Besides, his so much in front of the picture 'granota' did him scalar places in the table of maximum artillerymen of the championship.

In concrete, Leo Messi already is the maximum chamber goleador of First Division with five so many annotated. Only they surpass him Mikel Oyarzábal (7 goals with the Real Sociedad), Iago Sails (6 with the Celtic) and Gerard Moreno (6 with the Villarreal). The Argentinian star is empatado in fourth position with Joao Félix (Athletic of Madrid), Paco Alcácer (Villarreal), Carlos Soler (Valencia) and Luis Suárez (Athletic of Madrid).

After them, with four goals annotated, situate Ángel Rodríguez (Getafe), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Youssef In-Nesyri (Seville), Marcos Llorente (Athletic of Madrid), José Luis Moral (Raise), Portu (Real Sociedad), Cristian Tello (Real Betis) and Manu Vallejo (Valencia). With these same goals is Ansu Fati that, alas, broke the meniscus and will not go back until March.

With three goals, are Marcos André (Real Valladolid), Esteban Boroughs (Eibar), Maxi Gomez (Valencia), Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona), Kike García (Eibar), Lucas Pérez (Sportive Alavés), Luis Suárez (Granada), Rafa Mir (SD Huesca), Álvaro Negredo (Cádiz), Roger (Raise) and Fede Valverde (Real Madrid). This season, seemingly, the fight by the Pichichi will be very equalised.

The maxima goleadores of LaLiga

  • 7 goals: Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad)
  • 6 goals: Sails (Celtic), Gerard Moreno (Villarreal)
  • 5 goals: Félix (Athletic of Madrid), Messi (Barcelona), Paco Alcácer (Villarreal), Soler (Valencia), Luis Suárez (Athletic of Madrid)
  • 4 goals: Ángel (Getafe), Benzema (Real Madrid), In-Nesyri (Seville), Fati (Barcelona), Llorente (Athletic of Madrid), Moral (Raise), Portu (Real Sociedad), Tello (Betis), Vallejo (Valencia)
  • 3 goals: André (Valladolid), Boroughs (Eibar), Gomez (Valencia), Griezmann (Barcelona), Kike (Eibar), Lucas (Alavés), Luis Suárez (Granada), Mir (SD Huesca), Negredo (Cádiz), Roger (Raise), Valverde (Real Madrid)

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