El Clasico Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Statistics and Records Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Match Barcelona versus Real Madrid in King’s Cup semi-final second leg as was predictable before the kick-off Camp Nou on Tuesday (02.26.13) night. No surprises! They are the two candidates winning the Ballon D’Or 2012, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Installing Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the main actor in a duel El Clasico it is not something new. However, still not lost its appeal. In football full of symbols in Spain, Lionel Messi must remain paired with Cristiano Ronaldo to show them as icons of each club. If not Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid players who else matching paired with Lionel Messi?
Records Goals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Let’s listen to what they’ve done all season running. Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are still in three major competitions paths: La Liga, Champions League and King’s Cup. Although soccer is a team game, each club’s supporters expect much on two players. Because if one of the players that scored, as the story reaches its climax El Clasico. From the collection of Lionel Messi’s goals ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo is final. Until the last week of February 2013, Lionel Messi collecting 46 goals. What is the most happening in La Liga (38). The rest is created in the Champions League (five) and the King’s Cup (three). Donations were colored with nine bait.
Cristiano Ronaldo left behind eleven goals in figure 35. This season productivity Portugal captain did not decline. In La Liga, Cristiano Ronaldo in the scoring charts after Lionel Messi was second with 25 goals. However, in the event of another Cristiano Ronaldo better with six goals in European competition and four goals in the Cup. For business lures, Luso behind at seven.
Statistics Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Statistics did show superiority Lionel Messi. However, history continues to grow. Of the five matches at the Camp Nou, Cristiano Ronaldo scored never absent. Barcelona defense alert level should be raised to the highest level since Cristiano Ronaldo increasingly dangerous.
However, if the size is Lionel Messi, the 28-year-old player born in Madeira Island, Portugal, it declined somewhat in the last two games of La Liga. Cristiano Ronaldo did not score a single goal in the last two wins Madrid counter Rayo Vallecano (2-0) and versus Deportivo La Coruna (1-2).
What about Lionel Messi? Lionel Messi seems a bit “hit” after Barcelona lost 2-0 at home to AC Milan, 20 February. After that defeat, Barcelona actually have not been back to his best. Despite a 2-1 win in the match versus Sevilla in the 25th week, last week, that success must be taken after conceding first. Again, Lionel Messi showed indvidualitasnya by scoring a second goal for the Blaugrana.
Lionel Messi, as always he pointed out, remains a melancholy. This season, he has never again tasted victory over Madrid since the team last won the El Clasico (3-2) in the first duel Spanish Super Cup, August 24, 2012.
Anyway, the series is not possible because one must be eliminated. Clearly, the 25-year-old player was still keeping the flame Rosario ambitions. He even denied his involvement in nearly every match Barcelona for 90 minutes will make it tired.
“I’ve played in a lot of games over the past few years and I feel better. Bodies would be better if I did not rest, Against Madrid we have to be in the best situation because otherwise we will not win the game. Which I think now is that we have to play a good match to be able to advance to the final, Lionel Messi said.
From the capital, Cristiano Ronaldo obviously waiting for this moment. Loss of the King’s Cup will create opportunities won the Champions League this season behind it. La Liga is still possible if Barcelona lot of advantages slipped 16 points at the top of the standings. What is clear, Cristiano Ronaldo will not stop the pace that it makes a scourge everywhere.