It was the second time this season for the best footballer of 2011 to miss his penalty shot.
Against Valencia, Barcelona only made a 1-1 draw result in the first leg of Copa del Rey semi-final. The result could’ve been different if only Lionel Messi didn’t fail the shot as the executor.
After the Copa clasico clash, Barcelona have lost some of their players due to injury. Clearly it has affected their performance on the pitch last Saturday against Villarreal.
Barcelona saves a spot in Copa del Rey semi-final after a tie result with Real Madrid last night.
lionel messi v malaga
Lionel Messi scored his fifth hattrick this season, and brought home another victory after winning 4-1 over Malaga.
Real Madrid scored the first goal in Copa clasico, and lead the match for around 38 minutes. But in the end, Barca finished the match with a victory after snatch away 2 goals in the second half.
messi vs real betis
Lionel Messi 2 goals against Real Betis last night helped the team to grab 3 points after a 4-2 victory at Camp Nou. Now they collect 41 points, 5 points away from rival Real Madrid who lead in the first rank of league standings.
Pictures : Lionel Messi vs Osasuna (12 January 2012)Copa del Rey – 2nd Leg
Another hat-trick for Lionel Messi, as he receives his third Balon d’Or Trophy , 3 years in a row. He beat his rival Cristiano Ronaldo and team mate Xavi Hernandez, with a percentage of (47,88% – 21,6% – 9,23%).
messi v espanyol
Barcelona slipped in a 1-1 draw over Espanyol in La liga match yesterday. With the draw, Barca is now 5 points behind rival Real Madrid.
After a big victory over Osasuna last Wednesday, Lionel Messi visited Hospital in Barcelona on the next day to give presents to hospitalized children. It is a Christmas agenda for Barcelona every year.