Lionel Messi’s favorite opponent? Yes, that is Sevilla! But, how can that be? Considering a little statistics, we have found that Messi’s favorite opponent in La Liga is Sevilla!
If Messi faces Sevilla, he became greedy! Yes, we are using the word greedy. But why? Considering his goals against the La Liga clubs, the Argentine magician has scored more goals against Sevilla than any other Spanish clubs.
Lionel Messi has completed 10 take-ons in each of his last two appearances for Barcelona:
10 vs. Inter Milan
10 vs. Sevilla
He’s back. pic.twitter.com/klGiIYlXB2
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) October 7, 2019
The new La Liga season has not been started as expected for the great LM10. In the beginning, he faced injury and so, he was benched for the first few matches. He has not found any goals after playing a couple of matches. So, already on the race of European Golden Shoe for the upcoming season, he has gone behind than others. In the meantime, Polish striker Robert Lewandowski has scored 11 goals highest. So, it would be tough for Messi to catch him. But, he is Messi, the little left-foot magician can do anything. Now, Lionel Messi has a good got a chance of starting today. Just a few hours later, the Catalan club won by4-0 goals against Sevilla at the home venue and dominate his favorite opponent at their own fort, Messi joins the goal race.
10/11 dribbles completed against Inter and against Sevilla. Nobody comes close to Messi in this dribbling thing. NOBODY pic.twitter.com/BYCFFecNvx
— Abayomi (@yurng_god) October 6, 2019
The big teams of Spain have already witnessed the destructive performance of Lionel Messi. It can be Atletico Madrid and Messi scored 29 goals against them. Against Valencia, he has 27 goals and even against Real Madrid, the Argentine star scored 26 goals so far. He also did not slip away their Catalan mate Espanyol and against them, LM10 scored 25 goals so far. Two clubs from the two different important regions of Spain also faced his destructive color. Against Athletic Club, Messi scored 24 goals and against Real Betis, he has 23 goals so far. But Messi’s favorite opponent in La Liga is Sevilla! Against the big club of Andalucia, Messi scored more goals than any other clubs.
Against Sevilla, Lionel Messi played 37 matches and scored a total of 36 goals so far. In that case, he found the net in every 61 minutes against the club. In the new season, Lionel Messi already played 210 minutes but has not found the net yet. So, it is certain that the Argentine forward is hungry for goals and in that case, there is not club better than Sevilla, history says that. It is a great chance for Messi to open his goal account in the new season.
Barcelona scored 4 goals and every single goal was pure art. From Suarez’s acrobatic goal 8ft high above the ground to Vidal smart run goal to Dembélé leaving defenders crawling on the floor to Messi’s freekick goal against Sevilla’s ten men wall. Oh my Jove! 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/y8XogHYDYK
— BeksFCB (@Joshua_Ubeku) October 6, 2019