Ballon d’Or/Golden Ball 2018 – Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo (Week #7)
Lionel Messi played just one game this week, a Liga game against Eibar, and managed to collect an assist in a 2-0 victory for FC Barcelona.
In contrast, Cristiano Ronaldo was busier with two games. The first involving a Champions’ League tie against Paris Saint-Germain FC at the Santiago Bernabeu, with the Portuguese international scoring two goals for Los Merengues. The second game, a Liga match, at Real Betis and Real Madrid CF collecting the three points with a 5-2 victory and CR7 with one goal.
FC Barcelona is still on top of the Liga, 17 points ahead of their arch-rivals.
Here are the statistics between the two players after week #7 of 2018:
|TOTAL||Messi by 4||Ronaldo by 2||Messi by 5||Tie|