Lionel Messi scored two goals in Barcelona’s 3-0 victory against Elche in a match corresponding to La Liga date 1, which was postponed at the time. The first, after a cue assist from Martin Braithwaite; the second, with a magnificent definition after a pass from Frenkie de Jong.
Three minutes into the second half, the Argentine received in three quarters of the court, in speed he left two rivals on the road, eluded the third and played for the Dane, who with an exquisite cue, returned it to define before the brand without effect of Johan Mojica.
Twenty minutes later, Frankie de Jong made a great run and assisted Leo, who with his usual category got into the small area and defined.
To close the score, another great goal would come: this time from Jordi Alba, who was assisted by Braithwaite, with a great game.
With this victory, Culé surpassed Sevilla in the positions and was third, five units behind Atlético Madrid, although they have a more disputed match.