Most feared opponents of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo against english teams throughout their careers

Leo Messi

Opponent Games Minutes Goals Penalties Assists Contribution Minutes per goal Minutes per contribution
1. Liverpool FC Liverpool FC 4 360′ 2 0 0 2 180′ 180′
2. Tottenham Hotspur FC Tottenham Hotspur FC 2 117′ 2 0 0 2 59′ 59′
3. Chelsea FC Chelsea FC 10 835′ 3 0 3 6 278′ 139′
4. Manchester United FC Manchester United FC 6 512′ 4 0 0 4 128′ 128′
5. Manchester City FC Manchester City FC 8 720′ 7 1 2 9 103′ 80′
6. Arsenal FC Arsenal FC 6 537′ 9 2 1 10 60′ 54′

Cristiano Ronaldo

Opponent Games Minutes Goals Penalties Assists Contribution Minutes per goal Minutes per contribution
1. Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 3 246′ 0 0 0 0 0′ 0′
2. Leicester City FC Leicester City FC 3 202′ 0 0 0 0 0′ 0′
3. Sheffield United FC Sheffield United FC 2 180′ 0 0 1 1 0′ 180′
4. Leeds United FC Leeds United FC 2 175′ 0 0 0 0 0′ 0′
5. Crystal Palace FC Crystal Palace FC 2 125′ 0 0 0 0 0′ 0′
6. Northampton Town FC Northampton Town FC 1 90′ 0 0 1 1 0′ 90′
7. Burton Albion FC Burton Albion FC 1 31′ 0 0 0 0 0′ 0′
8. Charlton Athletic FC Charlton Athletic FC 5 352′ 1 0 0 1 352′ 352′
9. Sunderland AFC Sunderland AFC 5 325′ 1 0 0 1 325′ 325′
10. Brentford Brentford 3 251′ 1 1 0 1 251′ 251′
11. Brighton and Hove Albion FC Brighton and Hove Albion FC 3 217′ 1 0 0 1 217′ 217′
12. Exeter City FC Exeter City FC 2 117′ 1 0 0 1 117′ 117′
13. Burnley FC Burnley FC 2 112′ 1 0 1 2 112′ 56′
14. Millwall FC Millwall FC 1 84′ 1 0 0 1 84′ 84′
15. Chelsea FC Chelsea FC 17 1333′ 2 0 2 4 667′ 333′
16. Birmingham City FC Birmingham City FC 8 644′ 2 0 4 6 322′ 107′
17. Southampton FC Southampton FC 6 384′ 2 0 0 2 192′ 192′
18. Watford FC Watford FC 5 438′ 2 1 2 4 219′ 110′
19. Stoke City FC Stoke City FC 2 180′ 2 0 1 3 90′ 60′
20. Hull City AFC Hull City AFC 1 90′ 2 0 0 2 45′ 45′
21. Liverpool FC Liverpool FC 14 1135′ 3 1 1 4 378′ 284′
22. Blackburn Rovers FC Blackburn Rovers FC 12 1001′ 3 0 2 5 334′ 200′
23. Manchester United FC Manchester United FC 5 367′ 3 0 0 3 122′ 122′
24. West Bromwich Albion FC West Bromwich Albion FC 7 546′ 4 1 1 5 137′ 109′
25. Reading FC Reading FC 6 440′ 4 0 2 6 110′ 73′