Following the conclusion of the 27th round of LaLiga fixtures, Barcelona sit top of the pile after their 1-0 triumph over Real Sociedad. Leo Messi is the division's leading marksman (19) and assist provider (12).
Barcelona this evening claimed a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in LaLiga. Leo Messi hit the winner from the spot to bring his tally for the season to 24, whilst he has 16 assists to his name.
Barcelona this Saturday play host to sixth-placed Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou (18.30 CET).
Leo Messi has been crowned as the LaLiga Player of the Month for February on the strength of his four goals and five assists in February. The Barcelona captain is the division's leading goalscorer (18) and top assist provider (12).
Leo Messi has 15 career goals to his name against Real Sociedad, Barcelona's next LaLiga opponents. The Barça captain struck his first goal against the San Sebastián outfit back in 2012.
Barcelona and Real Madrid will contest El Clásico on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabéu. Leo Messi has already written his name into the history books of this fixture, which is a unique in world football, after becoming its highest all-time goalscorer (26) and the Barcelona player to have featured the most times in the encounter (42).