Lionel Messi’s FC Barcelona and Robert Lewandowski’s Munich face off in the quarterfinals. A confrontation is coming that draws the attention of football fans around the world. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) and Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) compete for the top scorer in Europe.
Messi, who quickly penetrated the three enclosed players, shook off the sticking defenders a second time. It was a fantastic goal with perfect ball control and precise shooting skills that do not lose the ball while falling. Barcelona, led by Messi, headed for the European Champions League quarterfinals.
Barcelona, who drew 1-1 against Naples in the first leg of the round of 16 away, confirmed their quarterfinals with a 3-1 win in the second leg of their home. Barcelona’s quarterfinal opponent is Bayern Munich.
Munich joined the quarter-finals with a 4-1 win over Chelsea in the second leg of the round of 16. In particular, we booked a one-man show in which Lewandowski scored a key goal with a penalty goal and raised up to two assists in multi-goals.
The 2019-2020 European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League quarterfinals will be held one by one until the 16th, starting with Atalante (Italy) and Paris Saint-Germain (France) on the 13th. The schedule for this Champions League was delayed due to the aftermath of Corona 19, and all matches from the quarterfinals will be played in a single match in Lisbon, Portugal, a neutral region.
Among the four matches in the quarter-finals, the match that football fans around the world are most interested in is the match between Barcelona (Spain) and Bayern Munich (Germany) on the 15th. It is already called the ‘Preview Final’ as a confrontation between prestigious teams representing Spain and Germany.
The most eye-catching feature in this match is the match between Messi and Lewandowski. Each of the strikers representing the Primera Liga and the Bundesliga has a pride confrontation over Spain and Germany for the position of the best striker in Europe.
Messi is, without a doubt, the best striker in existence. It has won the Balloon d’Or, which only the best soccer player can win, six times, and has the most awards record. In the last three consecutive seasons, he was the top scorer in the league for four consecutive seasons, and the king of scoring and helper at the same time. In particular, in the 2019-2020 season, with 25 goals and 21 assists, the Primera Li set a record for the first time in history to achieve 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season.
However, in the rest of the competitions except for the league, the goal streak slowed. In the Champions League, he currently only has 3 goals and 3 assists and is not worthy of his reputation. He also scored a total of 3 goals in his country’s cup competitions, Copa del Rey (King’s Cup) and Supercopa de Spain.
Lewandowski showed off his sense of scoring more than Messi in the 2019-2020 season alone. With 34 goals and 4 assists in the Bundesliga, he became the top league scorer for 3 consecutive seasons. In addition, he scored 13 goals and 4 assists in the Champions League, approaching the record of 17 goals in the single-season Champions League, set by Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), who belonged to Real Madrid during the 2013-2014 season. Elling Holland (Dortmund, 10 goals), second place scorer, has virtually reserved the current Champions League scoring leader, who collapsed in the round of 16. In addition, he scored a total of 7 goals in his own cup competitions such as DFB Focal.
Messi and Lewandowski fought a total of two times. In the 2014-2015 season UEFA Champions League quarter-finals 1st and 2nd leg, Barcelona and Bayern Munich faced off, and Barcelona won with a combined score of 5-3. At that time, Messi led the team’s 3-0 victory with a big success of two goals and one help in the first game, and Bayern Munich, who scored one goal by Lewandowski, won 3-2 in the second game. In terms of performance, Messi had the upper hand over Lewandowski.
The two finished warming up in the 16th quarter ahead of the quarterfinals. Messi scored one goal in the second leg game against Naples (Italy), leading the team to a 3-1 victory, while Lewandowski played two goals and two assisted one-man shows in the second leg against Chelsea (England) and won the team’s 4-1 big win. Made it.
Lewandowski is leading the division, scoring 13 goals in the Champions League this season. The match between Lewandowski and Messi in the Champions League quarter-finals starting at 4 am on the 13th of our time was on the 15th.
The Champions League, which resumed late due to Corona 19, will be played as a single match from the quarterfinals. All matches will take place in Lisbon, Portugal until the final on the 24th, without a home away.