Derby victory: Messi shines at Demble’s debut
Lionel Messi shows his whole class in the derby against Espanyol Barcelona. The superstar has a hat-trick, Ousmane Dembele comes to his Barca premiere. The FC Barcelona has on 3. In the city derby against Espanyol Barcelona, the runners-up won 5-0 (2-0) thanks to his superstar Lionel Messi. The Argentinean made the decision with a hat-trick and Ousmane Dembele, a newcomer and million-transfer player, came to his first game in a barca jersey in the second half. The Frenchman, who went on strike with a strike in Catalonia after 68 minutes of play for Gerard Deulofeu, came into play for Gerard Deulofeu, and the transfer cost Barcelona (including possible bonus payments) up to 148 million euros. Dembele scored the final goal on the pitch and then beat Real Madrid to the side off the pitch, but the headlines are likely to be Messi’s. The 30-year-old scored his first goal in the 26th minute. The second minute after the presentation of the former Schalker Ivan Rakitic. After two assists by Jordi Alba he made his threesome perfect (35. For Messi it was the league goals number 352 and 354 for one and the same club in one of the top five European leagues, which put him in second place in the eternal leaderboard behind Bayern München’s striker legend Gerd Müller, who scored 365 times, and Gerard Pique (87) and Luis Suarez in the final stage against Espanyol.