Lionel Messi he continued his rich vein of form in 2021 while leading Barcelona to an important 4-1 win against Huesca at Camp Nou. Ronaldo Koeman’s team is now second in the league table and succeeded with a jumping rival Real Madrid deserved victory.
As expected, Lionel Messi was in the heat of the action and again took a central position for his side. The Argentine great opened the goal with a stunning shot from outside the penalty area when Barcelona broke the deadlock at the beginning of the game.
Antoine Griezmann also showed his class with a stunning player outside the penalty area in the first half as he doubled Barcelona’s advantage before the interval, which looked like a carbon copy of Lionel Messi’s goal.
Huesca threatened to fight back after Rafa Mir scored at half-time, but Oscar Mingueza scored a goal that basically sealed the game for Barcelona early in the second half.
Lionel Messi is once again stealing the show for Barcelona
A 3-1 lead, Barcelona looked good on the ball and continued to watch the game comfortably. Lionel Messi, who had already scored a goal and managed to score a goal in the night, doubled the sum in a dying heat with another goal since the turn of the year.
The Barcelona captain was the best player in the world in 2021 and it seems he will play a key role for Koeman at the business end of the season.
In that sense, here are the best tweets from the rich game at Camp Nou.