Messi Fires Barca To Eighth La Liga Title In 11 Years

Madrid (Pakistan Point News / Online - 28th April, 2019) Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante.The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming off the bench for the second half to help Barca wrap up the title with three games remaining.Barca hold a nine-point lead over second-placed Atletico Madrid, but the Catalans cannot be overtaken thanks to their superior head-to-head record. It is Barcas 26th league title and nudges them closer to Real Madrids record of 33 in Spain."To win the title with a distance and gap is difficult with the rivals we have. Weve done it two years in a row," Barca coach Ernesto Valverde told Movistar. "Were happy and to see people enjoying it makes us proud. But we still have challenges ahead."