In the 36th round match of Spanish La Liga, Valladolid hosted Barcelona. The match took place at the stadium “Jose Sorrilla” in Valladolid and ended with a score of 1-0 in favor of the guests. The only goal scored by linebacker Arturo Vidal in the 15th minute with the assistance of Lionel Messi.
As a result of this match, Messi managed to establish a historic achievement. He became the first footballer in the championship of Spain, who managed to score at least 20 goals in one season and give at least 20 assists, the ESPN FC reported on Twitter.
Lionel Messi becomes the first player in La Liga history to register 20+ goals and 20+ assists in a single season 🐐 pic.twitter.com/EC7z5kiPAW
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 11, 2020
Barcelona takes second place in the Premiera standings. The lag behind the Catalans from Real Madrid, which has one meeting in reserve, is one point.