Ronald Koeman is right to be concerned about Lionel Messi's form
We asked just last season if it looked as if Lionel Messi was slowing down. The conclusion we reached was that Messi was becoming even more of a provider than ever before, and as his scoring stats decreased, his provision increased. He drops deeper than he ever did and he's no longer the goal-hungry forward of seasons past. But this season his non-penalty goal total is zero. One penalty in the league against Villarreal, and another in the Champions League against Ferencvaros are all he has to show for his six full appearances so far, and it's a very un-Messi total. So let's dive a little deeper, looking at his shots totals, expected goals and expected assists. Messi shooting in 2020/21 Messi...
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