Messi set new La Liga record with Barcelona 2-0 win over Espanyol

superstar, Lionel scored twice as the home team beat 2-0 in Catalan derby on Saturday.

Messi scored his 40th goal of the season through a free-kick before scoring a tap-in after Malcolm’s cut-back to make the scoreline 2-0.

The 31 years old is now level with former Real Madrid goalkeeper, Iker Casillas as the player with the most wins in the Spanish league.

Meanwhile, Messi has now been a part of 334 victories with Barcelona.

This season, Messi has scored 31 goals in the , 2 goals in the Copa Del Rey and 8 goals in the Champions League, being the top scorer both in domestic and European competition.

Barcelona are top of La Liga with 10 points clear of Atletico Madrid.

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Amadi Promise

Amadi Promise is an Assistant Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria ( who handles Sports & Educational sections. He loves sharing what he knows and also learns from others. Promise is also an Android developer at Rad5 Tech Hub.

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