3 Lucky Teams Lionel Messi Failed To Score or Assist Against During His Time At Barcelona
Lionel Messi is arguably the greatest player in the history of football and has always been a thorn in the flesh of the opposition’ defence. Lionel Messi is one of the most prolific goal scorers and playmakers in the world hence why defenders are scared of facing him.
Lionel Messi has faced a lot of teams during his career at Barcelona, almost scoring or providing an assist against them but recent research shows that the Argentine failed to score against three teams. According to reports, Lionel Messi has faced 89 different clubs during his Barcelona career and managed to score or provide an assist against 86 teams. This means out of these 89 clubs, Lionel Messi failed to score or provide an assist against three clubs, which has made people label the three teams as being lucky for escaping the Argentine onslaught.
No team was spared during Lionel Messi’s ruthless era at Barcelona, even the Chelsea football club that proved hard for the Argentine was ruthlessly crushed in a 2017 Champions League round of 16 clash.
In case you are wondering what the three clubs are, the list is more obscure than you might be expecting. Here are the only three clubs that escaped Lionel Messi’s Barcelona ruthless and aggressively era of dominance.
1. Rubin Kazan:
Lionel Messi only needs one team to tear a team apart but against Rubin Kazan, the story was reversed. Lionel Messi faced Rubin Kazan not once, not twice but four good times without scoring or providing an assist against them.
Rubin Kazan always held their ground whenever they face Lionel Messi and will go down in the history of teams that escaped Messi’s wrath. Maybe Messi could break the record in the future now that he has joined Paris Saint-Germain.
2. UDA Gramenet:
Alright, let’s not be harsh on Messi because he only faced UDA Gramenet once in his career and may not be in his best on that day. However, Lionel Messi has shown us that he is capable of destroying any team with just one match and the fact that he only needed one match to score five goals against Bayer Leverkusen shows that UDA Gramenet were so lucky to escape his wrath.
Just like UDA Gramenet, Lionel Messi has only face Udinese once in his career. Lionel Messi failed to score or provide an assist when he faced Udinese and hopefully, he will add them to his list of teams he scored against now that he has joined PSG.
Lionel Messi is yet to make his debut for PSG and now he has joined the Parisians, the list of clubs he will face is set to become more diverse.
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