Sport Messi nets first career goal against Buffon

23:33  12 september  2017
23:33  12 september  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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It all ended last year when Barca met Arsenal in the 1 /8-finals and Messi scored 3 goals in both matches (which ended with The Italian veteran has 615 matches and 480 goals in all his career . Buffon revealed against which team he did not want to play in a semi-final in the Champions League.

Replying to @ESPNFC. Buffon is one of the best, good for messi . 0 replies 0 retweets 1 like. how many games he played against him? Just one goal .

  Messi nets first career goal against Buffon © Getty Images There aren’t many things Lionel Messi hasn’t done in football, but one of the few was scoring a goal against Italy and Juventus great Gianluigi Buffon.

Now, he can cross that off the list.

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The Barcelona superstar finally beat the goalkeeper near the end of the first half of their Champions League’s Group D opener. Messi fired a shot from just inside the area, with the low, perfectly placed shot nestling in the far corner of the net, leaving Buffon helpless.

The goal gave Barcelona a 1-0 advantage and guaranteed a better output than their last meeting with Juventus, who saw the La Liga side lose 4-0 on aggregate in the 2016-17 Champions League quarter-finals.

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Edit: In the Finals of Champions League 2017, Ronaldo scored 2 more goals against Buffon . 7 goals in 5 meeting that make 1 .40 Goal per match, while Messi is still at 0 goal against Buffon . One goal in the 2014/15 semi-finals, first leg. Related Questions. How many goals did Cristiano Ronaldo score in his career ?

Messi scored his 500th career goal for Barca to give the Catalan club a dramatic 3-2 win in injury time against Real. Messi netted his milestone goal — his second of the night — with a low left-foot This year's victory could keep Madrid from winning the league title for the first time since 2012, and

It spoiled a first half for Juventus in which they conceded the lion's share of possession but limited Barcelona to a few good opportunities.

In fact, the goal was Messi’s first touch of the game.


Messi enjoyed scoring so much against Buffon, he nearly did again. However a rocket from distance early in the second half only struck the post.

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