Nuevo Los Carmenes, Feb 17: Soccer star Lionel Messi scored his 300th goal for Barcelona club as the team came back one down to beat Granada 2-1 here on Saturday.
Granada scored the first goal in the 26th minute which was a shock for Barcelona. Carlos Aranda put a cross to the back post, and the ball went across the goal, which Odion Ighalo didn't miss five yards away.
In the fifth minute of the second half Messi equalized , with Tono pushing off a fierce drive from Fabregas, and Messi was waiting ready to score. 17 minutes from close, Messi took a free kick and the ball went past Tono inside the goal.
With Messi's 301st goal for Barcelona, the team now leads at the top of the league with 15 points over Atletico Madrid.