Barcelona clinched a 3-2 victory against Athletic Club at San Mames with Lionel Messi and Pedri scoring the goals for their team. Inaki Williams scored the first goal of the match in the third minute and put the visitors under pressure. Williams went through the high line of Barcelona and effortlessly gave a crucial lead to the host in the early minutes of the match.
Pedri settled the score with his goal in the 14th minute of the game. After the first two goals, it was Lionel Messi who joined the party and buried the ball in the nets twice in the 38th and 62nd-minute respectively. Barcelona’s star player Messi continued his remarkable record against Athletic Bilbao and has nine goals to his name for the season – as many as Luis Suarez.
After the Barcelona, Athletic Club fixture, the former is currently at the third spot with 31 points, with nine wins, while the latter has occupied the ninth position with 21 points. Athletico won six games, lost nine and drew thrice. Twitter explodes as Messi steal the show and garner three crucial points for Barcelona, let’s have a look at the best tweets on social media:
Pedri could genuinely keep Messi at this club.
— TalkFCB (@FCBNewsRoom) January 6, 2021
3' Athletic Club take the lead through Iñaki Williams.
— barcacentre (@barcacentre) January 6, 2021