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Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and move within one of Telmo Zarra’s mark.

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Messi 2 goals from Spanish league scoring record

Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, fights for the ball with Hong Kong's Kwok Kin Pong during a friendly soccer match in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi will have a good shot at equaling the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record when Barcelona hosts promoted club Eibar on Saturday.

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