Watch: Lionel Messi scores twice against Eibar
Lionel Messi found the back on the net twice on Sunday as Barcelona took down Eibar 4–0 in La Liga play.
With his team already holding a one-goal lead in the first half, Messi took the ball from just beyond midfield and ran right past the defense into the left side of the box. He then placed a shot perfectly into the lower-right corner of the goal, out of the reach of Eibar’s goalkeeper.
Messi scored again in the 76th minute, easily finishing a penalty kick to give Barcelona a 3–0 lead.
The goals bring Messi’s total league tally on the season up to 21, which is second on Barcelona to Luis Suarez (25).