Messi Edge Barca Closer To La Liga Tittle

Themba Nkabinde | The Republic Mail

Lionel Messi edge Barcelona closer to the Spanish tittle after scoring from the free kick for a straight third game on Sunday.

Messi’s goal gave Barcelona a 1-0 win against second place Atletico Madrid, and winded the gap over the closest rival to eight points with 11 games remaining.

The Argentine forward scored in the 26 minute to take his league leading tally to 24 this season and 32 in all competitions. Barcelona remains undefeated after 27 games in the league, the numbers are Barca normally won’t lose for games from now until the end of the season, but this is football anything can happen.

Barcelona won on match day 27 and Atletico Madrid is only side to lose on top four standings thanks to Lionel Messi sensational goal.