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Messi hits 50th La Liga goal; Dutchman top scorer in Germany
by Mike Woitalla, May 7th, 2012 1:17AM

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[EUROPE GOLEADORES] Lionel Messi, who scored a hat trick for Barcelona on Wednesday, scored four in a 4-0 win over crosstown rival Espanyol on Saturday to give him 50 La Liga goals with one game left in the season. ... Dutchman Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored his 29th goal for Schalke 04 to take the German Bundesliga scoring title. For video of Messi's four strikes and leading scorer updates from Europe's major leagues ...

Spain La Liga
Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina) 50
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal) 45
Falcao (Atletico Madrid/Colombia) 23
Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid/Argentina) 23

With one game left in the La Liga season, Messi looks set to claim the "Pichichi" ahead Ronaldo, who scored from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win over Granada. Messi has scored 72 goals for Barcelona in all competitions this season and now has 251 career goals in 327 Barcelona appearances.

Messi's four strikes vs. Espanyol ...



English Premier League
Robin Van Persie (Arsenal/Netherlands) 30

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United/England) 26
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/Argentina) 22
Clint Dempsey (Fulham/USA) 17


Dempsey scored his 50th career EPL goal with a free kick in a 2-1 win over Sunderland.

German Bundesliga
Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04/Netherlands) 29
Mario Gomez (Bayern Munich/Germany) 26
Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund/Poland) 22
Claudio Pizarro (Werder Bremen/Peru) 18
Lukas Podolski (FC Cologne/Germany) 18
Marco Reus (Borussia M'Gladbach/Germany) 18.

Dutchman Huntelaar claimed the Bundesliga "Scorers Cannon" after striking twice in Schalke's 3-2 win over Werder Bremen.

Italian Serie A
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AC Milan/Sweden) 28
Edinson Cavani (Napoli/Uruguay) 23
Diego Milito (Inter Milan/Argentina) 23
Antonio Di Natale (Udinese/Italy) 22

Ibrahimovic's streak of winning eight straight league titles came to an end when AC Milan lost out to Juventus, but the Swede struck twice in a 4-2 loss to Inter to extend his lead in the Serie A scorers' race.

Dutch Eredivisie
Bas Dost (Heerenveen/Netherlands) 31
Luuk de Jong (Twente/Netherlands) 25
Sanharib Malki (RODA JC/Syria) 22
Dries Mertens (PSV/Belgium) 19

France Ligue 1
Olivier Giroud (Montpellier/France) 21
Nene (Paris SG/Brazil) 18
Eden Hazard (Lille/Belgium) 17
Lisandro Lopez (Lyon/Argentina) 15



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