Lionel Messi just can't get enough of scoring against English teams in the Champions League

When Manchester City welcomed Barcelona to the Etihad Stadium for their fourth Champions League group game of the campaign, they did so presumably under strict instructions not to lose 4-0 again.

And for a time they kept Barcelona reasonably quiet, but when Lionel Messi comes up against English opposition, there’s just no stopping him.

Robbie Savage was pretty impressed.

In fact, just about everybody was impressed. We dare say Pep Guardiola gazed upon the goal with some level of awe.

And then the ridiculous statistics began to flow.

More specifically, Messi seems to find it particularly easy against Manchester City.

In fact, English clubs in general find it pretty tricky against one of the greatest players of all time, funnily enough.

Although the Argentinian doesn’t specifically score against English clubs. Pep has been on the receiving end as well.

There’s one English side however who really aren’t all that bothered by Messi.

Impressive stuff.


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