Lionel Messi scored a brace yesterday at Camp Nou as Barcelona run riot over Elche to hammer them 3-0 & climb up to 3rd with 50 points. Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the 48th minute after a goalless first half before adding the second & his 18th Laliga goal in the 68th minute to gift Barcelona a 2 goal cussion. Lionel Messi os targeting to retain the Laliga Golden Boot this season after winning it last season with 25 Laliga goals as already he has 7 short goals with over 13 fixtures left to conclude the season. Lionel Messi has scored 462 Laliga goals for Barcelona in 507 appearances but in all competitions he has 657 goals in 762 appearances for Barcelona.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on Monday as Juventus edged bottom placed Crotone 3-0 to climb up to position 3 with 47 points after 24 games played so far. Ronaldo scored his 18th Serie A goal in 19 appearances for Juventus Unlike Messi who has scored 18 goals in 22 appearances as he has 663 career club goals in 880 appearances for both Juventus, Real Madrid, Manchester United & Sporting Lisboa. Ronaldo who is 3 years older than 33 years aged Messi has made 117 appearances for Juventus & scored 90 goals in all competitions including this seasons 25 goals in 28 appearances.
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