Rabat - Lionel Messi helped revived FC Barcelona from its stagnation at the club's 3-2 win against Real Madrid Sunday at the Bernabeu stadium.
Rabat – Lionel Messi helped revived FC Barcelona from its stagnation at the club’s 3-2 win against Real Madrid Sunday at the Bernabeu stadium.
Making two of their three goals, the 29-year-old striker was able to stabilize his team’s standing and make it La Liga’s current leader.
Real Madrid’s Carlos Henrique Jose Francisco Venancio, commonly known as Casemiro, was the first to score against Barcelona’s goalkeeper at 28-minute mark.
Five minutes later, Messi scored an equalizer.
During the second round of the clash, Barcelona’s midfielder scored the second goal at the 73rd minutes, but Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez stunned Barcelona with an equalizer at the 86 minute mark, leaving everyone expecting a tie of 2-2. However, Barcelona’s Leo has dazed Real Madrid with a late victory goal at the 93rd minute.
Messi’s two goals during Real Madrid against Barcelona keep suspense alive over in the race of La Liga. Barcelona now is ranked in first place with 75 points, with Real Madrid in secondplace with 75 points.