Barcelona's Lionel Messi has now scored a goal against 71 club opponents after he finally found the back of the net against Chelsea on Tuesday.
Messi entered the first leg of the Champions League round-of-16 tie without a goal in eight games against Chelsea, then finally came through with a 75th-minute equaliser in the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.
But who has Messi scored most of his goals against? That would be La Liga opponents Sevilla, who have surrendered 29 goals in his 31 games in all competitions...
Antonio Conte said last night that his team had been "close to perfect" against Barcelona at Stamford Bridge.
"We made one mistake and we paid dearly for it," he added, referring to Andreas Christensen's errant square pass across the penalty area that led to Lionel Messi's equalizer.
That Barcelona equalized was merely the umpteenth reminder that in a low-scoring sport, mistakes in certain areas can be punished, but there's rarely a single factor to it. Christensen bears the brunt of the responsibility,...
Lionel Messi broke his duck against Chelsea on his ninth attempt to earn Barcelona a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.
The Catalans dominated possession but fell behind after Willian curled home from outside the area, but Andres Iniesta capitalised on a Andreas Christensen error to tee up Messi, who grabbed a vital away goal for Barcelona with 15 minutes to go.
Messi ended his personal drought against the Blues and in doing so, saved Barcelona...
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.
Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Lorenzo Insigne to Arsenal
Top of Serie A again after beating SPAL 1-0, Napoli are attracting plenty of interest as they attempt to deny Juventus their seventh...