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01.05.2010 23:59

Messi adds Villarreal to his victims

Anna Segura

Leo Messi put an end to a run of five games without scoring with his two goals at the Madrigal – and he did so against one of the few teams he’d not yet scored against.

Messi shrugged off any pressure he might have felt after his mini goal drought and dutifully added Villarreal to the list of Spanish teams who’ve had the “pleasure” of being on the end of his goal scoring.

The Argentinean needed just 18 minutes to open his and the team’s account, before bagging his second at the end of the game.

Xerez only team to resist

2010-05-01_PARTIDO_09_copia.jpgXerez, who’ve only played Barca twice, are the only one of the current La Liga teams against whom Messi has not scored - tonight’s goals against Villarreal broke his duck against them after six seasons worth of games.

Mini drought over

2010-05-01_PARTIDO_42.JPGThe goals also put an end to a run of five games without a goal for Messi – he failed to find the net against Deportivo, Espanyol and Xerez, in the league and against Inter in the two Champions League semi-finals.
Messi adds Villarreal to his victims
Leading scorer in Spain and Europe
Messi remains on course to win the European and Spanish goal scoring awards. He has 29 in the league, four ahead of Madrid’s Higuain in second, and 56 points in the race for the Goldon Boot Award, six more than Wayne Rooney,

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