Argentine forward Lionel Messi made a new milestone after Barcelona lost the match against Atletico in which Messi failed to score, and this is for the first time five times BallonD’or winner didn’t score a goal for a club five times straight in a game.
The 28-year-old is still waiting to make another record of the 500-goal mark for club and country after scoring against Bolivia from a penalty shot on March 29, 2016.
In El Classico However, Barcelona’s star Messi has failed to score against Real Madrid, then Real Sociedad and twice against Atletico Madrid in Barcelona jersey.
It has been 452 minutes since Messi last scored a goal, his longest run since 2010 (when he went 474 minutes without scoring).
Guillem Balague believes lingering muscle problems could partly explain Lionel Messi’s dip in form for Barcelona.
But you can also explain it in a different way. Minutes after the Atletico Madrid game finished a story came out that he has been struggling with muscle problems.