Sunday, 11 December 2016

LA LIGA : Messi's double brings Barcelona relief

                                 Barcelona   3             vs                           Osasuna   0

                                Messi struck twice as Barcelona recorded their first win after 3 La Liga games.Barca should have killed the game in the first half as Luis saurez and Lionel Messi missed two big chances each against Osasuna.

                                Once again Messi steals a show.He scored two times in a game and also he got great chances in the first half but Osasuna Goalkeeper came in a way both times.

                               12' minute great movement by Saurez inside a penalty area but before that Jordy Alba flies down the left flank and find Saurez in a box.Saurez holds Osasuna's defender with his strength before getting a shot away,that hit a post.

                               15' minute Sergi Roberto slice a ball through Saurez who gave a ball to Messi but Messi's shot is kept out by Ossasuna man Perez.

                              25' minute another good chance and a miss.Messi finds a Saurez ,Saurez find a Messi into box once again Messi took a ball with his first touch very ease.He tried to put a ball into a net with flick shot but once again Perez came in a way Messi's shot put away by hand of  Perez.

                              36' minute Iniesta's Left footed shot just missed a post of Osasuna.

                              49' minute brilliant from Sergio Leon,but it hit a post.Sergio beats Umtiti before driving towards the right,where he takes a quick glance at goal before bending a delightful chip beyond Ter Stegen but his shot hit a post bar.He almost scored a goal for Osasuna.

                                59' minute.Saurez rounded off a fine team move to break the deadlock just before the hour.  Messi passed  a ball to Jordi Alba ,a wonderful pass from Messi to Alba ,Alba finds open man Saurez into a box.Saurez has to just put a ball into a net and he made no mistake.Fist goal for Barca.

                               72' minute Messi once again started a move and he driving towards a penalty area of Osasuna after giving a ball to Jordi Alba.Jordi Alba returned a ball to Messi with wonderful cross pass and Messi needs just one touch to put a ball into a net.Another great work from Alba and Another assist for him.

                               92' 4 defenders against Messi is not good enough for Osasuna to stop Messi.Messi past two Osasuna defender with his dribbling ability.Four defenders around him when he was in a penalty area but no defender was able to stop him.Messi finds a way to put a ball into a net when one Osasuna slipped.11th goal for Messi in this season.

                              Now Messi is La Liga top scorer with 11 goals.He is in a great form this season and he is playing with more energy than last season.Messi is running around in a ground more so it is difficult to stop Messi for opposite team.

                             In the other game Real Madrid won against Deportivo La Coruna.Once again Ramos came to rescue Real Madrid.He scored in extra time just like he scored against Barcelona.

                             Neymar missed a match because of he got five yellow card in a season ,while no star forward for Real Madrid.Ronaldo ,Bale and Benzema not playing in a game.Real Madrid got  a win without them.

                             Real Madrid remain in top of La Liga with six points. 


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