Previous
Real Sociedad
Espanyol
1
1
FT
Game Details
Deportivo La Coruña
Girona
1
2
FT
Game Details
Next

America eye playoffs in Clasico Nacional

Five Aside
Read

Madrid aim to keep UCL run alive vs. Spurs

Five Aside
Read

Argentina's World Cup woes

Five Aside
Read

U.S. faces crucial test vs. Panama

Five Aside
Read

Argentina, Peru eye World Cup qualification

Five Aside
Read

Morrow's historic hat trick tops Audi Index

Five Aside
Read

Real put road form on the line vs. Dortmund

Five Aside
Read

Man City aim to remain top vs. Palace

Five Aside
Read

Five Aside: Pulisic's super stats at age 19

Five Aside
Read

TFC's Vazquez rising in Audi Player Index

Five Aside
Read

The 2017-18 Champions League by the numbers

Five Aside
Read

Barca, Juve renewing UCL rivalry

Five Aside
Read

Messi reaches 500 goals for Barcelona - inside his remarkable numbers

Dan Thomas and Alejandro Moreno break down Lionel Messi and Barcelona's last-gasp victory over Real Madrid in El Clasico.

Lionel Messi scored twice against Real Madrid in El Clasico, including the last-minute winner, to reach 500 career goals with Barcelona. The 29 year old has now scored 23 career goals vs. Madrid and extended his own record in games between the two teams.

Barcelona is now level on points and holds the head-to-head advantage over with Real Madrid in La Liga, though Madrid has a game in hand. FiveThirtyEight's Soccer Power Index gives Barcelona a 40 percent chance to win the title, which is up from 21 percent ahead of Sunday's game.

Messi goals by competition 20170423
With two goals on Sunday, Lionel Messi now has 47 in all competitions this season.

Messi, who snapped a six-game scoreless streak in El Clasico, has scored against 68 different clubs and has netted scored 10+ goals vs. 20 different teams, including 23 vs Real Madrid.

Messi goals by opponent 20170423
Before Sunday, Messi had not scored vs. Real Madrid since March 2014.

Messi's winning goal on Sunday came in the 92nd minute; the final quarter hour of matches is, by far, the period in which he scores the most goals.

Messi goals by minute 20170423
Opponents of Messi have been hurt most in the minutes before half- and full-time.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 500th club goal earlier this season but Messi reached the landmark at a younger age and in fewer games. Ronaldo was 31 years and 313 days old; Messi was 29 years and 304 days. Moreover, it took Messi 112 fewer games to reach 500.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.