Lionel Messi Sunday evening made his long-awaited debut for Paris Saint-Germain because the Parisians recorded a ‘routine’ 2-0 win over Stade Reims of their Ligue 1 tie at Stade Auguste Delaune.
Messi, who joined PSG from Barcelona on a two-year contract earlier this month, changed Brazil striker Neymar within the 66th minute.
Although the 34-year-old Argentine didn’t rating on his debut, he confirmed some glimpse of what to anticipate from him within the days forward.,
Earlier than Messi was introduced on in Sunday’s tie, Mauricio Pochettino’s facet had been already cruising to victory with a purpose in both half from Kylian Mbappe placing them in agency management on the evening
Messi regarded to play a central position in his first cameo look in French soccer with Mbappe switching out extensive following Neymar’s late exit.
PSG who’re occupying the highest spot already with 4 wins in 4 video games can be house to Clermont Foot within the subsequent spherical of video games in Ligue 1 after the worldwide break.
Whereas he has began on a profitable be aware within the home league, Messi and certainly PSG can be extra preoccupied with their chase for Champions League glory.
Manchester Metropolis have been drawn towards Paris Saint-Germain within the group stage of the 2021-22 Champions League.
RB Leipzig and Membership Brugge had been additionally drawn in Group A with Messi’s PSG .
Man Metropolis beat PSG 4-1 on mixture to succeed in final season’s remaining, which they misplaced 1-0 to Chelsea on the Estadio do Dragao in Portugal.
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