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Monday, December 18, 2017

LIONEL MESSI CALLS HIS TEAMMATES TO BOOT REAL MADRID OUT OF THE LEAGUE TITLE

LIONEL MESSI has called on his Barcelona team to take out the Spanish giant, Real Madrid out of the title race.
  Lionel Messi has called on Barcelona to beat Real Madrid in the Clasico League leaders Barcelona are 11 points ahead of Real Madrid in the La Liga table. Real have one game in hand over their rivals but, with the Spanish top flight judging head-to-head records over goal difference, a win for Barca would almost certainly end their rivals’ title hopes. The first Clasico of the season kicks off at noon next Saturday at the Bernabeu. And Messi is targeting three points from Barca’s trip to the capital. "We want to win that match not just for it’s significance,” Messi said.

Barcelona are primarily expected to get a win based on thier form in relation to that of Real madrid. Barcelona are yet to lose a match but with three draws, with Real suffering two loss from the Spanish league and one from Tottenham Hotspur in the UCL group stage.

We will gain an important advantage over them Lionel Messi “But also because of Madrid, because if we win we will gain an important advantage over them. “After that there would be a lot of distance in the table.” Messi was not on the scoresheet on Sunday as Barcelona beat Deportivo 4-0. Luis Suarez and Paulinho each bagged doubles in the win, which maintained Barca’s grip on a comfortable, Barcelona and Real Madrid clash in the Bernabeu on Saturday Looking forward to the Clasico, Messi added: “It would be very nice to say goodbyel to the year with a victory in the Clasico.” Real were crowned world champions on Saturday when they beat Gremio 1-0 in the Club World Cup final. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner as Real defended thier title with Ronaldo demanding a guard of honour from barca in the forthcoming el clasico as world champions. Messi also misses penalty in Nou Camp thrashing of Deportivo

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