Atletico Madrid 0-1 Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores late winner ahead of 2019 Ballon d’Or
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Atletico Madrid 0-1 Barcelona: Lionel Messi scores late winner ahead of 2019 Ballon d’Or

December 2, 2019

atlético Madrid zero to one Barcelona
Lionel Messi scores late winner ahead of 2019 Ballon d’Or Lionel Messi scored a
late winner for Barcelona to see off Atletico Madrid late on in Sunday
night’s lolly fasho down Lionel Messi scored for the first time at the warn
the Metropolitano to leave Barcelona to the top of La Liga with a one 2-0
victory over atlético Madrid Barca hit the crossbar in Atletico struck a post
while mark Andre ter Stegen and Jan habla de Slade why they are two of the
best goalkeepers in the world as the game appeared to be heading for a draw
but Messi had other ideas in the 85th minute beating all book with a composed
finish from the edge of the area to ensure Barca leapfrogged Real Madrid to
the summit on goal difference the defeat was Atletico’s first in 11 League games
but they have won only three of them and sit six points off the pace Barca had to
survive and unlock from the hosts in the first 25 minutes with Alvaro Mirada
shooting wide in the first minute a sign of things to come
tersteeg n’ was beaten five minutes later but mario here moso’s deflected
cross came back off the post the german then produced a stunning save to ensure
Barca state-level somehow using his left thigh to keep out her moso’s close-range
volley at the back post from Joe – X’s exquisite cross Hector Herrera then one
position and curled an effort just wide of the post from outside the box
Baro were slow to get going but when they did they looked dangerous as messy
one position and fed Ivan Rakitic via Luis Suarez dummy only for the
midfielders shot to be saved by avec Suarez had a chance himself drilling a
first-time shot lies before tersteeg and displayed sharp reflexes to palm Adam
Rada header from Kirin trip ears corner Gerard piqué almost gave Barca a half
Tom need hitting the crossbar with a downwards header from a corner the game
opened up at the start of the second half and oddly proved his worth in the
home goal Messi had a shot saved at the second attempt by the Slovenian who then
held his Suarez half volley following a fast break Messi led another lightning
counter-attack evading to rush sliding tackles before feeding Suarez but when
the striker curled the ball to the other side of the area the unmarked Antoine
Griezmann volley horribly over the bar against his former side yet aa flick
with finally beaten five minutes from time when Messi picked up the ball on
the right played a neat one-two with Suarez on the edge of the area and
coolly side footed into the bottom corner

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