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

MOST READ
TAGS:  spain

MOST COMMENTED

[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



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. Abroad: Weekend Hot (and Cold) List    
Aron Johannsson scored his first goal in more than seven months for AZ in its 1-0 ...
WFC2 to set up shop on UBC campus    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Vancouver Whitecaps became the seventh MLS club to launch a second team in ...
Youth Boys Report: U.S. U-17s take third in Chile    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
Youth Boys Report: Brazil edges U.S. U-17s in thriller    
The U.S. under-17 national team fell to Brazil, 4-3, in its second game at the Copa ...
NCAA Division I Women's Tournament Scoreboard    
[SCHEDULE: Friday] The NCAA Division I Women's Tournament moves into the second round at regional sites ...
NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Thursday] San Diego converted penalty kicks in the 89th and 103rd minutes from Keegan Smith ...
Toronto FC becomes sixth MLS club to launch second team    
[USL PRO] A sixth MLS club announced plans to enter a second team in USL PRO ...
A glimpse into the thinking of Sounders' brain trust    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The closest thing any MLS club is to a European-style members club, like Barcelona ...
Ferguson named Honorary All-American    
[NSCAA] The NSCAA will honor Alex Ferguson as the 2014 Honorary All-American at the organization's All-America ...
Keane, Martins and Nguyen are MLS MVP finalists    
[AWARDS] Robbie Keane, Obafemi Martins and Lee Nguyen, who will all take part in the conference ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives