Power Rankings: Barcelona stay top ahead of Man City, Liverpool

Nicol: It's a surprise when Messi doesn't score (0:49)

Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop contextualize Lionel Messi's dominance after the Barcelona star reached 40 goals for the 10th straight season. (0:49)

There is no change at top end of Shaka's latest countdown after winning weeks for the leaders, but further down there are three new entries.

Dropping out: Tottenham, Man United, Napoli.

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