Lionel Messi Scores Twice As Barcelona Win Friendly Against Girona

Lionel Messi Scores Twice As Barcelona Win Friendly Against Girona

Lionel Messi scored a brace towards Girona in pre-season pleasant on Wednesday.© AFP

Lionel Messi scored two times on Wednesday as Barcelona beat second-division Girona Three-1 in a preseason pleasant. Messi helped arrange Philippe Coutinho, again from his mortgage at Bayern Munich, for the primary objective after 21 mins. The Argentine scored his first after 45 mins, spinning at the fringe of the penalty space and drilling a shot in off the bottom of the a ways put up. He scored his moment, with a deflected shot, after 50 mins. He went off after an hour.

Messi best returned to coaching initially of remaining week after pronouncing he sought after to depart the membership. 

Messi began Barcelona’s first pleasant on Saturday, taking part in 45 mins with out scoring in a Three-1 victory over third-tier Gimnastica Tarragona.

Previous on Wednesday, Los angeles Liga president Javier Tebas mentioned he used to be happy Messi had stayed at Barcelona.

“Messi is necessary for our festival,” mentioned Tebas, at an match to advertise the Liga decal assortment. “He’s a participant who used to be born in our festival… and optimistically he’ll end his occupation in our league.”

Barcelona used 20 gamers in Wednesday’s recreation on the membership’s coaching centre however neither Uruguayan ahead Luis Suarez nor Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal gave the impression.

Supervisor Ronald Koeman mentioned after the sport he had talked to Suarez and said Barcelona may no longer have the ability to promote him. 


“If after all he does no longer discover a group and finally ends up staying, he’ll be yet one more participant for the squad,” mentioned Koeman.

Barcelona are because of get started their league marketing campaign on September 26 or 27 towards Villarreal.

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