Leo Messi breaks another record in Barca win; Juventus ends Inter’s unbeaten run

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during the match FC Barcelona v Sevilla FC, of LaLiga, 2019/2020 season, date 8. Camp Nou Stadium. Barcelona, Spain, 06 OCT 2019. (Photo by pressinphoto/Sipa USA)

(CNN)With a swish of his magic left boot, Lionel Messi broke yet another record as his stunning trademark free-kick sealed a comprehensive win against Sevilla.

The strike was his 420th in La Liga, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of 419 goals scored in Europe’s ‘top five’ leagues — Spain, England, Germany, Italy and France.
Despite finishing the match with just nine men on the pitch, Barcelona hammered Sevilla 4-0 to stay within two points of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
The home side scored three goals in eight first-half minutes, the first an acrobatic effort from Luis Suarez, before Messi wrapped up the three points late on.
Sunday’s four-goal haul took Barcelona’s total scored under coach Ernesto Valverde to more than 300, with Messi, unsurprisingly, leading the charts with 97.


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