Messi scores twice to secure three points against Alaves

August 28, 2017

After seeing his penalty kick saved in the first half, Lionel Messi scored twice after the break to earn Barcelona three points against Alaves. The first goal was five minutes before the hour and marked Messi’s 350th goal in the Spanish League.

You can read full match reports on the websites of BBC Sport and FC Barcelona.

0-1 Messi (min 55)
0-2 Messi (min 66)

The result leaves FC Barcelona as one of only three teams that have won both matches played so far this season. Real Sociedad are on top thanks to their six goals scored in total compared with Barça four, while Real Madrid dropped to fifth after securing a draw against Valencia.

Team P W D L F A Pts
1 Real Sociedad 2 2 0 0 6 2 6
2 Barcelona 2 2 0 0 4 0 6
3 Leganes 2 2 0 0 2 0 6
4 Atletico Madrid 2 1 1 0 7 3 4
5 Real Madrid 2 1 1 0 5 2 4
6 Levante 2 1 1 0 3 2 4
7 Girona 2 1 1 0 3 2 4
8 Valencia 2 1 1 0 3 2 4
9 Sevilla 2 1 1 0 2 1 4
10 Athletic Bilbao 2 1 1 0 1 0 4
11 Eibar 2 1 0 1 1 1 3
12 Real Betis 2 1 0 1 2 3 3
13 Espanyol 2 0 1 1 1 2 1
14 Getafe 2 0 1 1 0 1 1
15 Deportivo La Coruna 2 0 1 1 2 5 1
16 Celta Vigo 2 0 0 2 3 5 0
17 Malaga 2 0 0 2 0 2 0
18 Alaves 2 0 0 2 0 3 0
19 Villarreal 2 0 0 2 0 4 0
20 Las Palmas 2 0 0 2 1 6 0

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