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 integrated in PSG’s beginning XI in opposition to Membership Brugge.© Instagram

Lionel Messi has been passed his first get started for Paris Saint-Germain of their Champions League opener away to Membership Brugge in Belgium on Wednesday. The Argentine groups up with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as PSG trainer Mauricio Pochettino strains up all 3 participants of his all-star assault in combination for the primary time. Messi arrived in Paris 5 weeks in the past following his surprising departure from Barcelona however in that point he has most effective performed 24 mins for his new membership, off the bench to switch Neymar in a 2-Zero Ligue 1 win at Reims on August 29.

He performed two complete video games for Argentina all over the new world ruin, despite the fact that, scoring a hat-trick in opposition to Bolivia final week.

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


PSG are with out the suspended Angel Di Maria for his or her first day trip in Team A away to the Belgian champions on the Jan Breydel Stadium. Keylor Navas is most well-liked in purpose to summer time signing Gianluigi Donnarumma.

They are going to additionally arise in opposition to final 12 months’s runners-up Manchester Town and RB Leipzig within the segment.

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