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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi both fail to score

The ESPN FC crew discuss what's been causing Cristiano Ronaldo to under-perform against the big and small teams.

Each week, ESPN FC projects and reviews the scoring battle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga.

Current goals total in La Liga: Ronaldo 19-12 Messi

It's as you were in Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's Spanish league scoring battle after both men failed to find the net on Sunday, despite being projected to score.

Ronaldo was off-target with each of the three shots he took in Real Madrid's 2-1 win at Granada.

Meanwhile, Messi had a goal disallowed as Barcelona won 2-0 at Levante...

 By Mark Rodden

Aymeric Laporte could reject Barcelona to stay at Athletic Bilbao

The ESPN FC crew discuss Barcelona's underwhelming 2-0 victory over Levante.
Luis Enrique is not concerned with personal milestones unless they lead to trophies for Barcelona.
Luis Enrique believes Barcelona has not reached the level they did at the end of last season, despite being in first place.

Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte says he could envisage himself turning down an approach from Barcelona.

Laporte, 21, has often been linked with Barca and the four-year contract he signed last summer is reported to contain a release clause of €50 million.

However, the France under-21 international says he is happy to continue his development at Bilbao.

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