Messi’s only goal helped Barca beat Levante 1-0, thereby winning the La Liga throne right after 35. This is the 26th championship of the team.
The match against Levante has a special meaning for Barcelona when just winning La Liga champion 2019, the Nou Camp team will officially win La Liga before 3 rounds. However, coach Valverde still decided to leave superstar Lionel Messi on the bench to be in the best condition for the match against Liverpool in the Champions League.
In the first half
To become the La Liga champion 2019, the team had undergone various firewalls to be victorious.
In the first half, Barca players overflowed with the intention of finding an early goal. Luis Suarez had the opportunity to open the score in the second minute, but the Uruguayan striker failed to beat goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez on Levante’s side.
A few minutes later, Coutinho took a long shot but could not beat the keeper. Then, the striker was rejected by a wooden frame to shoot a dangerous penalty at the end of the first half.
Realizing that the attack was at a standstill, coach Valverde launched Messi to replace Coutinho at the beginning of the second half. It only took a few minutes, Messi launched the first shot but did not beat goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez.
In the 62nd minute
However, in the 62nd minute, Messi filled his name on the electronic board with a situation of breaking the offside trap and then ending the danger in opening the score. A big contribution to this goal was midfielder Aturo Vidal when he came to the head of the ball to pass to Messi in front of the Levante penalty area.
Minutes later, Barcelona is still the team that controls the game, but the Levante visitors are the ones who own many dangerous opportunities. Within 4 minutes, former Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral – missed two better chances when one of them was facing goalkeeper Ter Stegen.
By the 89th minute
By the 89th minute, Levante almost equalized when Bardhi shot hard to put the ball to beat Barca’s wooden frame. However, to achieve victory La Liga champion 2019, goalkeeper Ter Stegen then took control of the situation, and this was also the last chance of the match.
In the end
In the end, Barcelona won La Liga champion 2019 at least 1-0. Currently, Barca has 83 points, 9 points ahead of Atletico Madrid when La Liga has 3 rounds left. Although Atletico has leveled the distance 9 points from now to the end of the tournament, Barca will still stand on the ground due to more than confrontation performance – the first factor considered in the case of two teams equal points.
Barca won La Liga champion 2019 2018/19, Messi approached Giggs’s historic milestone
The great contribution helped Barcelona / Barca to the La Liga championship in the 2018/19 season to help Messi approach the impressive milestone of Ryan Giggs – the legendary club MU.
On April 28, Barcelona officially became La Liga champion in the 2018/19 season after defeating Levante 1-0. Lionel Messi is the author of the only goal to put Barca crowned three rounds early.
This La Liga championship bears the mark of La Pulga. The 31-year-old superstar has contributed 34 goals and 13 assists on the journey to protect the throne of Blaugrana.
This is the 8thLa Liga title of the Catalan giant in the last 11 seasons and the 26th championship in history. Thus, the Blaugrana is only seven times inferior to Real Madrid in the land of bullfighting.
The La Liga champion 2019 season helped Messi personally approach the impressive milestone of Ryan Giggs. Before retiring, the former player just stuck with MU as the first player to win 36 titles at the club level. (13 Premier League, 2 Champions League, 4 FA Cup, 4 League Cup, 10 England Super Cup, 1 European Super Cup, 1 Intercontinental Cup and 1 FIFA Club World Cup).
Meanwhile, the former Golden Ball has won 34 titles alongside the Barcelona club. He won 10 La Liga, 4 Champions League, 6 King Cup, 8 Spanish Super Cup, 3 European Super Cup and 3 FIFA Club World Cup. Because Barca has reached the final of the King’s Cup and the Champions League semi-final, Messi can balance Giggs’s milestones when the 2018/19 season closes.
The player who leads the way at club level is Dani Alves. The Brazilian defender who joins PSG has a total of 42 club-level championships in his illustrious career.
The La Liga 2018–19 season, also known as La Liga Santander for sponsorship reasons, is the 88th season since the tournament was founded. The season began on August 17, 2018 and ends on May 26, 2019. This is the first La Liga season to use VAR technology.
Lionel Messi is the most La Liga champion and La Liga champion 2019 (10 times). He is also the greatest striker in the tournament with 427 goals (as of November 10, 2019). For these reasons, he is also considered to be the best player in the tournament’s history.
Barcelona is the defending La Liga champion 2019. They became the tournament champion for the second consecutive season on April 28, after defeating Levante 1–0 when the tournament had only 3 rounds left.
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