Barcelona players in great style secured a victory over Eibar. Quique Setien’s players broke their opponent 5- 0. Leo Messi scored four goals in this meeting, thus Messi crossing the 1000 goals contribution in his professional career.
Quique Setien, coming to Barcelona, pointed out that his team’s showcase would be a mass of applications. The last five meetings with the players of Quique Setien brought four wins and a defeat with Valencia. However, none of the victories was spectacular and the fans each time watched a lot of passes and a one-goal win. However, the break has happened today. Barcelona beat Eibar in front of its own audience 5- 0 noting the best competition led by a new coach.
The duel played at Camp Nou differed from all the previous minutes. Barcelona came out to this meeting very determined, the effects of which were visible immediately after the start whistle. The immediate attack, visible domination and reliable finally pressing. He played a secondary role today. Leo Messi had definitely more to say that afternoon.
Lionel Messi is the first player in history to achieve over 1,000 total goal contributions.
🅰️ 306 assists.
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) February 23, 2020
When Juventus boasts the person of Cristiano Ronaldo, Bayern Robert Lewandowski and Paris Saint Germain Kylian Mbappe. -In Barcelona the representative of Argentina still plays the first violin. He did exactly the same in the clash against Eibar, noting the hat-trick on his account in the first half.
It all began less than a quarter of an hour from the start of the meeting. In his 14th minute, the action initiated by Ivan Rakitic was finished by a reliable Messi. The captain of the Barcelona defeated his opponent in a classic way, leading his team to the lead.
The quickly scored goal of the players of Quique Setien did not stop who after the opening goal created for themselves another convenient situation. However, we waited a bit longer for the result to change. In the 37th minute, Messi woke up again. After almost the same situation, the Argentine scored his second goal in this meeting to celebrate his hat-trick before his break.
Full time: Barcelona secure the three points by smashing Eibar 5-0. The pressure is on Real Madrid now, who play against Levante tonight. pic.twitter.com/pgG1U6BZIy
— barcacentre (@barcacentre) February 22, 2020
After the break, the feast of the representative of Argentina was in full swing and the rivals gathered more whips. Two minutes before the end of regular time – Messi hit for the fourth time. For Barcelona, it was already the twentieth goal against Eibar and the thousandth in his professional career.
In the end, the result of the match was set by Brazilian Arthur. Barcelona thanks to the victory advanced to the position of LaLiga leader.