Lionel Messi has scored in the 9th consecutive match. However, the recent double score in the match on Saturday had been enough to get Barcelona the draw of 2–2 against Valencia.
Messi had been the one to instigate the comeback of Barca at Camp Nou prior to placing the doubt regarding his availability in the Copa Del Rey Clasico on Wednesday against Real Madrid because of an injury.
It has been confirmed by Ernesto Valverde that after the game, the captain felt that there is a small problem. However, he had insisted that isn’t anything serious. Valverde is not ready to take any risk since Barcelona has a testing month ahead. If Messi is absent even if it is for a brief period of time, it is going to come as a severe blow for the team, especially when he has such a great form, now.
Dani Parejo and Kevin Gameiro’s penalty came as a surprise for Valencia with the 2 goal lead. However, Messi pulled one of them back with the spot-kick prior to curling the great equalizer having twenty-six minutes left.
Following the great turn-around against Sevilla before this, Barcelona seemed to be destined against the finished job. However, towards the end of the contest, Valencia was being held for one point. Valverde said that if you do not win, it feels that you have missed something. However, according to him, the league and there will be matches where they will come up as against a great team. This is surely one of those matches.