In video, Messi takes victories back to Barcelona and is the only top scorer in the league.

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For the fifth consecutive game in the La Liga championship, Lionel Messi continued his hobby of shaking the net and scored a double that led Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Elche today, Wednesday, in a postponed match from the first round of the competition.

Barcelona reclaimed the winning tone that was missing from the last round when, with its guest Cádiz, it drew 1-1, bringing its tally to 50 points in third position in the table ranking, five points behind Atletico Madrid (leaders) who still have a match postponed .

On the other hand, as the most defeated team, Elche got his 17th loss in the championship this season, and his score was stuck in 19th position (penultimate) at 21 points, and he has a game in hand.

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Until scoring the second goal in the 69th minute, Barcelona waited until the 48th minute for Messi to open the scoring for the owners of the ground, to be the top scorer of the tournament this season with 18 goals, two goals ahead of his closest Uruguayan stalker, Luis Suarez, striker at Atletico Madrid, his former colleague in the Catalan squad.

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