Sunday, March 13, 2011
Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo who will be the top scorer of the season?
With a Spanish league almost sentenced, one of the only suspense is who will be top scorer this season, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.
Both have 27 goals after 27 dates, but Cristiano will miss the Real Madrid game on Saturday against Hercules from an injury, while Argentine striker comes in fullness at Sunday's match against Sevilla.
Messi is already the top scorer in the history of Barca in a single season with 45 goals in 40 matches: 27 in 24 Spanish league games and eight in the Champions League, seven in the Cup and three in the Super Cup of spathe.
His two goals against Arsenal on Tuesday allowed the Barcelona trace the series for the second round and advance to the next phase of the Champions League. The "Flea" added 33 goals in European competitions, to outperform the Rivaldo as top scorer in the history of Barsa on that item.
"It's hard to explain about Messi. It is not normal what you are doing, but we all start to see it as normal," his teammate and compatriot Javier Mascherano.
The Catalans have three games between the league and Champions League suffering, but always get the results. Top the standings with 74 units, seven more than Real Madrid.
The mother took her unbeaten status in the Santiago Bernabeu, but not confident and knows he is forced to add on to three-and pray for a miracle to reach the Barsa.
"Our biggest game is that of Hercules in the league right now because we can not leave any point. Despite being a rival to a minimum and is fighting for other goals, beat Barcelona at home must be taken into account "said Madrid goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas.
The meringues are enjoying the best time of one of their scorers, France's Karim Benzema, who has nine goals in all competitions in 2011, signing the best start in history with a bit more than in 2008 with Olympique Lyon. Benzema has 17 goals this season from all competitions.
"I feel good, both physically and in my head. Match by match I feel better. I will work hard to keep getting goals, as this is a great team and we must continue to strive for it," Gallo said the gunner.
Its emergence coincides with the arrival of Emmanuel Adebayor, who has two goals.
This week Benzema share the limelight with the German Mesut Oezil, who dazzled everyone on the visit to Racing Santander. The German is to be decisive in games and wants to continue helping the team win titles.
"It will not be easy. We are focused on the shock and our goal is to get the three points. The season is long and we intend to win the league title," he said.
After the clash at home to Hercules, when he left Madrid around the Champions League with Lyon and the Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid.
Earlier, Atletico Almeria visit on Saturday.
Javier Aguirre, coach of Zaragoza, plays to stay at home to Valencia, third in the standings. The hands are at a point above the relegation zone, so they need to keep adding to distance. Valencia, four points ahead of fourth-placed Villarreal, does not want to miss any point, especially after falling in the Champions League against Schalke.
After the crucial match against Bayer Leverkusen in the European League, Villarreal will face Sporting Gijon, where it garnered good results in recent matches.
The impact will be played Sunday: Osasuna-Racing de Santander Real Sociedad-Malaga-Mallorca and Levante.
Getafe-Athletic de Bilbao closes on Monday the 28th. round of the championship.