UEFA Champions League: Lionel Messi Gets First PSG Start Against Club Brugge

UEFA Champions League: Lionel Messi Gets First PSG Start Against Club Brugge


Champions League: Lionel Messi Gets First PSG Start Against Club Brugge

UCL: Lionel Messi has been included in PSG’s beginning XI in opposition to Club Brugge.© Instagram

Lionel Messi has been handed his first begin for Paris Saint-Germain of their Champions League opener away to Club Brugge in Belgium on Wednesday. The Argentine groups up with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino strains up all three members of his all-star assault collectively for the primary time. Messi arrived in Paris 5 weeks in the past following his gorgeous departure from Barcelona however in that point he has solely performed 24 minutes for his new membership, off the bench to exchange Neymar in a 2-0 Ligue 1 win at Reims on August 29.

He performed two full video games for Argentina through the current worldwide break, although, scoring a hat-trick in opposition to Bolivia final week.

Messi has scored 120 Champions League objectives, 15 fewer than the competitors’s all-time main scorer Cristiano Ronaldo, who netted Manchester United’s objective of their 2-1 loss to Young Boys in Switzerland on Tuesday.

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PSG are with out the suspended Angel Di Maria for his or her first outing in Group A away to the Belgian champions on the Jan Breydel Stadium. Keylor Navas is most popular in objective to summer time signing Gianluigi Donnarumma.

They will even come up in opposition to final yr’s runners-up Manchester City and RB Leipzig within the part.

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