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Lionel Messi sets another LaLiga goalscoring record for Barcelona

Barcelona's 4-0 victory at Real Mallorca saw Lionel Messi set another record in Spain's top flight, doing what no one else has been able to.

Messi makes more LaLiga history with 20th goal of 2019-20

Lionel Messi set another LaLiga record on Saturday as Barcelona made a winning return in LaLiga.

Messi's dozen twenties

The leaders won 4-0 at Real Mallorca in their first match since the campaign was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Arturo Vidal opened the scoring after just two minutes before Messi set up Martin Braithwaite for his first Barca goal and then Jordi Alba to make the points safe.

Messi then added a fourth in second-half injury time to reach 20 LaLiga goals for 2019-20.

The Argentina star is the only player to score 20 or more goals in Spain's top flight in 12 consecutive seasons.