Filipe Luis would play butcher role to stop Messi

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 | 0

Filipe Luis is currently playing with Spanish La Liga club Atletico Madrid who is a Brazilian national team player. The new season of La Liga is going on where Barcelona and Atletico Madrid is going to face each other in next week. The Atletico Madrid defender knows very well about the capability of Lionel Messi who is a prime player of Barca. So, he also knows the way to stop this forward. So, in upcoming saturday, Filipe Luis would play butcher role to stop Messi where there is no other alternatives in hand.

Filipe Luis would play butcher role to stop Messi

Just for International schedule, the European leagues are stopped since few days but it will go to start again. In next saturday, Barcelona is going to play against Atletico Madrid at the home venue of Atletico. In new season, Lionel Messi is in great form. In the current season, he scored already 11 goals with his club Barcelona by playing just seven matches. Recently he showed extraordinary skills by wearing national team jersey. He made a historic hat trick against Ecuador with his national team Argentina and led his team to Russia World Cup 2018 directly. So, to stop him there is no other way but to hard according to this Brazilian defender.

Filipe Luis stated that Lionel Messi is so good  that with any normal team, he can win the league. And if the team is Barcelona, then can not imagine his performance. This Atletico fullback played more than 30 matches against Lionel Messi and he used to play butcher role in the field. Without making foul, no one can able to stop Messi he thought. If Messi can play freely, then the opponent would be finished.

In the season of La Liga, barcelona won all seven matches and standing on the top position of the point table. Their top rival Real Madrid is standing on fifth position and consists of 15 points, Atletico Madrid is in 4th position so far. To move to the higher level, Atletico must defeat Barcelona in next match but it would no so easy task. The statistics still on Barca’s side.

This two Spanish giants total faced each other 56 times since the beginning where Barca won 28 times and Atletico managed victory 15 times so far. 13 matches finished with draw. Last time, Atletico Madrid won against Barcelona is 14th April, 2016 in the competition of UEFA Champions League. In their last meeting, barcelona beat them by 2 – 1.

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