The joy of 86

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  • Nearly there...

    Lionel Messi celebrates after netting the opening goal at Real Betis, equalling Gerd Muller's record of 85 goals in a calendar year.

    Record Mullered

    Lionel Messi scores his second goal to break Gerd Muller's record.

    Perfect 10

    Lionel Messi enjoys the moment. His brace eventually secured a 2-1 win for Barcelona.

    Five-star performance

    Radamel Falcao netted five goals for Atletico Madrid in their 6-1 win over Deportivo La Coruna.

  • Fal-ciao

    Falcao fights off four Deportivo opponents.


    Antonio Nocerino celebrates after netting for Milan in their 4-2 victory at Torino.

    Welcome back

    Antonio Conte greets Juventus fans on his return to the bench.

    Lethal Lichtsteiner

    Stephan Lichtsteiner is congratulated by his team-mates after netting the winner for Juventus in their 1-0 win at Palermo.

  • Golaccio Guarin

    Fredy Guarin opens the scoring for Inter Milan against Napoli.

    Lyon hearts

    Ligue 1 leaders Lyon celebrate their victory over St Etienne.

    Jubilant Jeremie

    Jeremie Aliadiere opens the scoring from the penalty spot in the 3-0 win at Marseille.


    Szabolcs Huszti celebrates after scoring the first of his two penalties for Hannover in their 3-2 win against Bayer Leverkusen.

  • Goal-den George

    Georgino Wijnaldum celebrates with team-mates after his opener for PSV in their 3-0 win against Twente.

    A little respect

    A fan holds up a poster during the game saying 'without respect no football', in reference to Richard Nieuwenhuizen's death.