(MENAFN) On Saturday, Pedri, who was making his 100th club appearance, scored the game-winning goal as Barcelona, the league's top team in Spain, defeated Girona 1-0.
After Girona goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga parried Jordi Alba's diagonal low cross into the six-yard box, the 20-year-old Barcelona midfielder had an easy chance to score.
After Bojan Krkic, Pedri became Barcelona's second-youngest player to play 100 games in his third season with the club.
Since Krkic played his 100th Barcelona game in 2009 at the age of 19 years, two months, and 24 days, he continues to hold the record in this category.
Pedri defeated former Barcelona forward Lionel Messi in this matchup because Messi, now a forward for Paris Saint-Germain, made his 100th appearance for Barca in 2008 at the age of 20 years, 8 months, and 3 days.
When he played for Barcelona on Saturday, he was 20 years, 2 months, and 4 days old.
In 18 games, Barcelona has collected 47 points.
Real Madrid is in second place with 42 points after the Whites' 0-0 La Liga draw with Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Third-place Real Sociedad now has 39 points following a road tie.
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