[UCL] Messi-Hazard, A Magicians Duel At Camp Nou

◼️ FC Barcelona takes on Chelsea and two of the most talented players in the world will measure their strengths. The Argentine already scored in the first leg, while the Belgian will look to surprise the ‘azulgrana’ club.

Barcelona and Chelsea face each other on Wednesday at the Camp Nou to define who advances to the quarterfinals of the Champions League (1-1 in the first leg), and that result will depend, to a large extent, on what the most talented players of each team do, those who wear the 10 on the back, Lionel Messi and Eden Hazard.

The campaign of the magicians in this edition of the highest European competition presents quite similar numbers; Even though the Argentine put his stamp on this series, by scoring the equalizer at Stamford Bridge, it could be said that it is the Belgian who was the most influential for his team.

In seven games played, Hazard participated in 6 goals for his team, with 3 goals and 3 assists; Messi, on the other hand, in the same amount of presentations, has 4 goals and 1 assistance. In addition, the one of the Blues has greater effectiveness, since it finished 19 times (9 to the arc), whereas the culé did it in 29 opportunities (16 to the arc).

If the games in other competitions are taken into account, the balance is already leaning, logically, for the side of La Pulga, which has a bestial rhythm in La Liga. In 41 games played, he has 32 goals and 15 assists, with 225 attempts (104 at goal). Hazard, on the other hand, played 39 games, scored 15 goals and delivered 10 goal passes, with 79 shots (42 successful).

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