Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Record-setting Messi and Ronaldo tied for La Liga lead
by Mike Woitalla, March 25th, 2012 9:28PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, spain

MOST COMMENTED

[EUROPE GOLEADORES] Cristiano Ronaldo became the fastest player to score 100 La Liga goals when in his 92nd game for Real Madrid he scored No. 100 and 101. Lionel Messi also struck on the weekend and is tied in the Pichichi race with Ronaldo.  ... For video of Ronaldo's 100th strike and leading scorer updates in Europe's major leagues ...

Spain La Liga
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal) 35
Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina) 35
Falcao (Atletico Madrid/Colombia) 19
Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid/Argentina) 18

Ronaldo scored twice in Real Madrid's 5-1 win over Real Sociedad and has now scored against 17 different teams in the La Liga season. If he scores against Barcelona (April 22) and Mallorca (May 13) he'll become the first player in La Liga history to score against every team in a season. ...

Ronaldo's 101 goals in 92 games breaks the record of Ferenc Puskas, who scored 100 in his first 105 games for Real Madrid in the late 1950s. ...

Messi hit a hat trick on Tuesday in a 5-3 win over Granada (breaking the Barcelona scoring record) and struck with a free kick in 2-0 win over Mallorca last weekend. ... (Real Madrid leads Barca by 6 points at the top of the standings.)

Ronaldo's 100th goal ...




English Premier League

Robin Van Persie (Arsenal/Netherlands) 26

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United/England) 20
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/Argentina) 17
Demba Ba (Newcastle/Senegal) 16

Argentine Aguero scored his 17th of the season in Manchester City's 2-1 win over Chelsea on Wednesday.

German Bundesliga
Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich/Germany) 23
Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04/Netherlands) 22
Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund/Poland) 17
Claudio Pizzaro (Werder Bremen/Peru) 16
Lukas Podolski (FC Cologne/Germany) 16

Gomez scored the winner in second-place Bayern Munich's 2-1 win over Hannover. ... Dutchman Huntelaar scored with two headers in third-place Schalke's 2-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

Dutch Eredivisie

Bas Dost (Heerenveen/Netherlands) 23
Luuk de Jong (Twente/Netherlands) 20
Sanharib Malki (RODA JC/Syria) 19
Dries Mertens (PSV/Belgium) 17

Dost added to his lead with the final goal in Heereveen's 4-1 win over VVV Venlo.

Italian Serie A
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan/Sweden) 22
Antonio Di Natale (Udinese/Italy) 19
Edinson Cavani (Napoli/Uruguay) 18
German Denis (Atalanta/Argentina) 15

Ibrahimovic scored both goals in Serie A leader AC Milan's 2-1 win over Roma.

France Ligue 1
Olivier Giroud (Montpellier/France) 17
Eden Hazard (Lille/Belgium) 13
Nene (Paris SG/Brazil) 13
Bafetimbi Gomes (Lyon/France) 12

Young Belgian star Hazard scored his 13th goal from the penalty spot.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: Bend it like Uesato    
Our favorite free kick goal of the week comes from J-League 2, where Consadole Sapporo's Kazumasa ...
Breaking down the NCAA Division I women's quarterfinals    
The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the quarterfinals with three games on Friday and ...
A back-heel sombrero from Greek boy     
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] Greek youth soccer, in a game between AO Ioannina and Agia Eleousa, delivers ...
What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho    
"Obviously they must be very sad with the result but when we lose against a team ...
Report: W-League champion Pali Blues are folding    
The LA Blues won W-League titles as the Pali Blues in 2009, 2009 and 2013 and ...
The Messi files: Eight amazing scoring records    
Lionel Messi holds all the single-season scoring records. Now, he is cleaning up on the all-time ...
Mulroy departs NASL runner-up Ft. Lauderdale Strikers    
Tommy Mulroy, the longtime soccer promoter, is out as the president of the NASL Ft. Lauderdale ...
Business Reporter: adidas to open store in Orlando stadium    
MLS sponsor adidas will operate the league's first in-stadium store starting in 2016 with the opening ...
Three takeaways from Manchester City-Bayern Munich     
The Champions League actually includes runners-up and third- and fourth-place finishers, but this Group E game ...
Marshall becomes first three-time top MLS defender    
In his first season with the Seattle Sounders, Chad Marshall has been named the MLS Defender ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives