Barça: The 35 victims of Messi in the Champions, one by one

Messi could not put the pin in Naples in his particular map of Europe of the cities in which you have seen doors in the Champions
League. The Argentine was zero in San paolo five months ago but Saturday was the beacon of a Barca which is already two games away from the final on August 23 in Lisbon but in the 3-1 round, he made the partenopeo team his 35th victim in the tournament, increasing his distance with Christian
Ronaldo (33) and Raúl González (33), who, by the way, reached fourth place in games played (142), leaving behind Ryan giggs (141). In total, the Rosario has 115 targets.

The ’10’ Barça player promised after losing the League in favor of Real Madrid that the team would react to fight for the maximum continental title and he was the first to speak on the field dragging his teammates. The euphoric celebration in the goal of Clément
Lenglet It was the prelude to the screams that he gave with ostensible gestures when putting the 2-0 in an action full of determination and perseverance, the same one that he is not willing to lose in pursuit of his fifth ‘orejona’.

Regarding his scoring background in the Champions, he Arsenal tops the list with nine targets ahead of Milan and Celtic with eight, Bayer Leverkusen with seven and Manchester
City and Ajax with six. To the Bayern, his next rival, has put him four: two in the 4-0 of the quarterfinal first leg of 2008-09 and two more in the 3-0 of the 2014-15 semifinal first leg. In both editions they ended up crowning Leo and the Barca.

In this edition he has added to the list the Borussia Dortmund and the Slavia
Prague Besides of Naples and he continues to resist the Inter of
Milan, undamaged in seven games. Of course, on the second day he passed the winning goal (2-1) to Luis Suarez and in the last (1-2) he did not play. Along with the ‘Nerazzurri’, only Rubin
Kazan (4 meetings), Benfica (2 and Udinese (1) can boast of not having conceded a goal from Leo in the European Cup.


Arsenal 9

Milan 8

Celtic 8

B. Leverkusen 7

Manchester City 6

Ajax 6

O. Lyon 5

Bayern Munich 4

Manchester Utd. 4

Paris Saint-Germain 4

Panathinaikos 4

Spartak Moscow 4

PSV Eindhoven 4

Chelsea 3

Shakhtar Donetsk 3

Stuttgart 3

APOEL Nicosia 3

FC Copenhagen 3

Viktoria plzen 3

Real Madrid 2

Rome 2

Liverpool 2

Tottenham 2

Basel 2

Dynamo Kiev 2

Juventus 2

BATE Borisov 2

Werder Bremen 1

Rangers 1

Sporting 1

Borussia M’Gladbach 1

Olympiacos 1

Slavia Prague 1

Borussia Dortmund 1

Naples 1