Lionel Messi scored his 400th and 401st goals for his club and country and Neymar hit a hat trick as Barcelona thrashed Granada 6-0 in the Spanish league on Saturday. Messi is now three goals from equaling Athletic Bilbao’s Telmo Zarra as the Spanish league’s all-time leading scorer with 251.
Defending champion Atletico Madrid also routed Sevilla 4-0 in the return of coach Diego Simeone, and Cristiano Ronaldo also found the net for his sixth straight game in Real Madrid’s 2-0 win at Villarreal.
Of course, Barcelona’s performance will give them a much-needed confidence boost ahead of their Champions League encounter against Paris-Saint Germain tomorrow.
“I don’t think that even counting the goals we scored during recess at school we would reach 400,” Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said.
“Watching Leo press on defense and being so generous in attack is a pleasure.”Form suggest that Barcelona have the upper hand in tomorrow’s Champions League encounter, given PSG’s dipping form in late, however it’ll definitely be an intense game, similar to a game of cards, each side planning their every move, adhering to the blackjack rules ready to go all in! Fans will have to wait just a little longer and see if their heroes will perform ; in the meantime here are all the goals for your viewing pleasure.