On Sunday, Messi sets new record becoming the only player in la liga history to score 400 goals after Barcelona outclassed Eibar, maintaining their five point lead at the top of the rankings.
In an encounter that ended 3-0 in favour of Barcelona, Messi scored the second goal putting the ball into the bottom corner from a Luis Suarez pass, who also registered two goals to his name.
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This victory ensured that Barcelona maintains their five-point gap over second placed Athletico Madrid, who initially cut the gap to two points after beating Levante 2-0 earlier in the day.
Real Madrid beat Real Betis 2-0 to ensure La liga’s big three all claimed victory, something that has happened just four times this season. However, Real Madrid are still ten points behind Barcelona, as Messi sets new record.