PSG wins against Manchester City (2-0), Messi’s first goal

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11:08 p.m., September 28, 2021

Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester City at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday night (2-0), with goals from Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi, whose first achievement in Paris. Mauricio Pochettino’s men can breathe in an undecided group A.

And Paris beat Manchester City. Tuesday evening, during the second day of the group stage of the Champions League, PSG won 2-0 against the Mancuniens, overtaken in many areas of play at the Parc des Princes. Forced to draw in Bruges on the first day, Mauricio Pochettino’s men are finally launched into their European campaign, which they hope will be victorious next spring.

The Parisians opened the scoring thanks to Idrissa Gueye at the start of the match (8th). Then, the two teams each had their opportunity, before Lionel Messi finally shakes the opposing nets with PSG. For his fourth match with PSG, the Argentinian superstar made the Parc des Princes vibrate with a kick at the entrance to the surface to allow PSG to lead 2-0 in the 74th minute. On a counter, Messi hit under the bar after a brilliant one-two with Mbappé.

Messi’s 121st Champions League goal

This is his 121st Champions League goal, for his 151st game in the competition. All the others had been accomplished in the FC Barcelona jersey. In the Champions League, he managed 8 triplets, 1 quadruplet (Arsenal) and 1 quintuplet (Bayer Leverkusen).

Lionel Messi is the only player, along with his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo, to have scored in 17 consecutive Champions League campaigns. Hit in the left knee against Lyon on September 19, and released a quarter of an hour from the end, Lionel Messi had missed the following two league matches.

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