Watch: Lionel Messi scores two, leads Barcelona to 5-1 rout of Valladolid

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal (Source: Reuters)It was one of those special nights for Lionel Messi, filled with beautiful goals, pinpoint assists and plenty of praise from teammates and opponents. Messi scored two goals and set up two more as Barcelona extended its winning streak and regained the Spanish league lead by…

Watch: Lionel Messi scores two, leads Barcelona to 5-1 rout of Valladolid

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal (Source: Reuters)It was one of those special nights for Lionel Messi, filled with beautiful goals, pinpoint assists and plenty of praise from teammates and opponents.
Messi scored two goals and set up two more as Barcelona extended its winning streak and regained the Spanish league lead by comfortably defeating Valladolid 5-1 on Tuesday.
“We can only applaud and enjoy,” Valladolid captain Michel Herrero said.
Messi scored a goal in each half, including his 50th from a free kick, as Barcelona won its seventh straight game in all competitions since the Argentina star returned to the starting lineup after a long injury layoff.
“I don’t know what else to say,” Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said. “We always know he will do something special. His talent can’t be compared to anything.”
Clement Lenglet, Arturo Vidal and Luis Suarez also scored at the Camp Nou Stadium to give Barcelona a two-point lead over Granada, which visits Getafe on Thursday. Atletico Madrid, which was held to a 1-1 draw by Alaves on Tuesday, also stayed two points off the lead.
Barcelona has a game in hand because the “clasico” against Real Madrid last weekend was postponed until December becau
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