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Messi hands Barcelona headache with sudden scoring drought

Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi, is suffering through a barren spell in front of goal.

While he was on the scoresheet for last night’s Champions League win at Juventus, it was from the penalty spot.

For Barca and Argentina, Messi hasn’t scored from open play for the past ten games. His last goal away from the spot was struck in August against Napoli during the Champions League playoffs in Lisbon.

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Messi’s dramatic form slide is now influencing Barca’s LaLiga form.

Despite victory in Turin, Barca sit 12th on the LaLiga table.

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