(Sporting Alert) —
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi continues to lead the way in the goals scoring department in the Spanish La Liga, according the latest stats release.
With several games set for Saturday, including Messi and Barca against Osasuna and the big clash between Valencia and Real Madrid, one can expect the goals to go flying in again.
Meanwhile, Messi has scored 30 goals so far this season, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo and the pair are expected to battle it out until the final game of the term.
Barcelona’s David Villa has 17, Fernando Llorente of Athletic Bilbao has 16 so too does Giuseppe Rossi of Villarreal.
La Liga top scorers on Friday, Apr. 22.
30 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
29 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
17 David Villa (Barcelona)
16 Fernando Llorente (Athletic Bilbao) Giuseppe Rossi (Villarreal)
14 Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid)
13 Pedro (Barcelona) Roberto Soldado (Valencia)
12 Salomon Rondon (Malaga) Alvaro Negredo (Sevilla)
11 David Trezeguet (Hercules CF) Felipe Caicedo (Levante) Nilmar (Villarreal)
10 Pablo Osvaldo (Espanyol) Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Luis Fabiano (Sevilla)
9 Manu (Getafe) Frederic Kanoute (Sevilla) Diego Castro (Sporting Gijon) Aduriz (Valencia)
8 Diego Forlan (Atletico Madrid)
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