The front three superstars of French Club Paris Saint Germain posed for a photo after defeating Manchester City 2-0 in a group stage fixture of UEFA Champions League. The most amazing moment in the match was that Lionel Messi scored his first goal for the club for which the whole world was waiting for. This goal also brings up his 121st Champions League goal. Messi played a one-two pass with forward Kylian Mbappe. The youngster set up an amazing ball for Messi with back heel that allowed him to hit a first-time shot into the top right corner of Manchester City’s goal. City’s goalkeeper Ederson was totally helpless and could not do anything to stop such an amazing shot of the GOAT. After the victory, all three big names of PSG‘s new MNM attack posed for a photo. This picture has been circulated all over the social media and football fans are loving this deadly trio.
Neymar shared the following picture with Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi on his Instagram:
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In this fixture, Lionel Messi returned after missing PSG’s past two matches from a knee problem. Messi failed to find the net in his first three PSG appearances but finally scored just 16 minutes from full time.
PSG’s starting line-up (4-3-3): Gianluigi Donnarumma; Achraf Hakimi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Nuno Mendes; Ander Herrera, Marco Verratti, Idrissa Gueye; Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar.
Manchester City’s starting line-up (4-3-3): Ederson; Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne; Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling, Jack Grealish.
With this victory, PSG move top of Group A while Manchester City drop to third.
After the win against Manchester City, Lionel Messi said the following :
“I hadn’t been able to play recently and this was only my second game in this stadium. I’m adapting to my new team. The more we forwards play together the better our relationship will be. We all need to grow together and improve and keep giving our best.”
“They were great opponents. It was very important for us to win the match after our draw against Brugge. I’m very happy to have scored.”
Watch video of Lionel Messi’s first goal for PSG:
JUST LISTEN TO THE ROAR THAT COULD BE HEARD ALL OVER PARIS
Notice how Messi instantly points to Mbappé who provided the brilliant assist ? pic.twitter.com/aa5n6FAtaq
— mx (@MessiMX30i) September 28, 2021