Argentine star Lionel Messi, Barcelonas Spanish captain, is seeking to increase his scoring record against Italian clubs, when he leads Barca in the decisive confrontation against Napoli, scheduled for next Saturday, as part of the second leg of the Champions League 16 round at Camp Nou.
The Catalan newspaper “Sport” reported that Messi succeeded in recording 12 goals against Italian clubs during his participation in 23 games in Barcelona shirt, including 10 goals in the “Camp Nou” stadium, so the flea with this scoring record contributed to the team winning 11 games and 8 draws, while receiving 4 defeats .
The newspaper added that Messi succeeded in shaking Milan with 8 goals, in addition to two goals in the Italian Juventus net, as well as against Roma, while he failed in scoring against Napoli, Inter Milan and Adenese.
The newspaper pointed out that the Italian clubs are ranked third in the list of the most receiving goals of Argentine star Messi with 12 goals, behind German clubs with 17 goals in 16 games, including 13 goals in the Camp Nou, while English clubs are in the lead with 26 goals that shaken their net from The flea during 34 games.
Barcelona had drawn 1-1 against Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 at the “San Paolo” stadium before stopping the competition because of the Coruna virus.
On the other hand, press reports revealed the Argentine dream Lionel Messi, Barcelona star In the European Champions League, before the confrontation with Naples scheduled for next Saturday.
According to the Catalan newspaper “Sport”, Lionel Messi dreams of obtaining his fifth title in the Champions League, after he was crowned 4 times in his career with Barcelona, the last of which is the 2015 season.
Lionel Messi has been crowned European Champions League 4 times in his history with Barcelona seasons 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015.
It is worth noting that Lionel Messi participated with Barcelona in 6 Champions League matches this season, where he scored two goals and 3 assists.