Lionel Messi‘s very good run of type in latest weeks has been highlighted in a compilation of his efficiency in opposition to Sevilla on Saturday.
Ousmane Dembele fired Barcelona into the lead on the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan earlier than Messi added his aspect’s second to seal all three factors.
Messi additionally ranks high of the La Liga goalscoring chart with 19 to his title, placing him three forward of former teammate Luis Suarez.
Now, a compilation has emerged to showcase the Barcelona captain’s affect in the course of the match and why he stays the crux to his aspect’s performances.
In line with Transfermarkt, Messi has performed in opposition to Sevilla 42 instances throughout all competitions and scored a whopping 38 instances in opposition to them.
The Argentina captain’s newest outing in opposition to the Spanish aspect earned him a 9.49 participant score from WhoScored.
Messi maintained a 90.3 per cent possession stat as he scored as soon as and registered an help in Barcelona’s 2-0 win.
Talking earlier than Saturday’s Sevilla conflict, Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman urged his attacking forwards to do extra to share the goalscoring duties with Messi.
The 57-year-old Dutchman stated at his pre-match press convention: “He [Messi] cannot all the time do it alone. Messi has 18 objectives.
“The opposite attackers, collectively, have the identical quantity, he wants assist.
“You do not all the time must ask one of the best or essentially the most skilled gamers to make the distinction.
“The accountability must be from the entire crew, not simply the skilled gamers.”
Barcelona will welcome Sevilla to the Camp Nou for the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final conflict on Wednesday.