5 amazing scoring record Lionel Messi broke in El Clasico

5 amazing scoring record Lionel Messi broke in El Clasico

- Lionel Messi is now the outright top goal scorer in El Clasico at the Bernabeu

- The Argentine scored from the spot in Barcelona's huge win over Real Madrid

- The win saw Barca increase their lead at the top of the La Liga log to nine points

Lionel Messi put together another vintage performance which included a goal in Barcelona's 3 - 0 El Clasico win over Real Madrid.

The Argentine scored from the spot and assited Aleix Vidal's in the game and in doing so added no fewer than five scoring records to his impressive resume.

5 amazing scoring record Lionel Messi broke in El Clasico

Lionel Messi celebrates his goal in the game. Photo: AS

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The Argentinian has now scored the most goals and povided the most assists in El Clasico and also became the player to score the most goals against Real, the most scored for a single top-flight European side.

Messi is also the first player to score more than 15 in 10 consecutive La Liga campaigns.

Messi scored a penalty in the second half after Dani Carvajal committed an intentional handball inside the box, and he added an assist for Aleix Vidal late in the match.

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The win saw Barcelona increase their advantage at the top of the standings to nine points over Atletico Madrid, while Zinedine Zidane's side are 14 points worse although with a game in hand.

Messi leads La Liga in scoring with 15 goals after 17 contests, having scored five more goals than team-mate Luis Suarez and Simone Zaza of Valencia.

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