After finding the net against Mallorca, Leo Messi has now scored 20 goals or more in each of the past 12 LaLiga campaigns. The Barcelona skipper goes in search of another three points on Tuesday, when Leganés are the visitors to the Camp Nou, to hold on to top spot in the league standings.
Barcelona ran out 4-0 away winners over Mallorca in the sides' LaLiga meeting to remain top of the standings for yet another matchday. Leo Messi was on target once and bagged two assists, setting up Martin Braithwaite for the second goal and teeing up Jordi Alba to make it 3-0. All of this means that the Argentine now has 25 goals and 18 assists across all competitions so far this term.
Barcelona face a league trip away to Mallorca on Saturday following the break in action due to coronavirus. The Azulgranas head to Son Moix looking to retain top spot in the league standings. Leo Messi is the division's leading marksman (19) and assist provider (12).
Leo Messi is currently three strikes away from scoring his 700th goal in competitive games with Barcelona and the Argentina national team. The forward is now on the verge of another career landmark.
This Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of Leo Messi's second treble in a Barcelona shirt. The Azulgranas completed the treble following a 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final, after having previously secured the LaLiga and Copa del Rey crowns.
As reported by WhoScored, Leo Messi leads the way in the combined goal and assist stakes across the five major European leagues since August 2017, with a tally of 126.