May 11, 2021

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Valencia vs Barcelona | LaLiga Santander: Barcelona’s penalty woes continue


Barcelona hasn’t had too much success setting up this season and Lionel messi missed another penalty on Sunday.

It’s now seven misses out of 17 12-meter attempts to Barcelona this campaign, a failure rate of 41 percent.

Messi was the culprit of three of these failures in all competitions. His two failed penalties in La Liga Santander were, oddly enough, collided Valence. He also ran out of room against Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League.

Apart from Argentina, Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele and Martin braithwaite all stepped up to take kicks on the spot. They all missed one and scored one. Miralem Pjanic failed his only attempt.

On Sunday, Messi made amends for his fault by scoring seconds later. He added a free kick to jump to 28 goals for the season in LaLiga Santander – seven over Karim Benzema.