UCL: Messi Scores Twice Including A Cheeky Penalty In PSG Win (Video)

Lionel Messi scored twice as Paris St-Germain came from behind to defeat RB Leipzig in the Champions League.

Kylian Mbappe was the one to put the hosts ahead by crashing into the corner of the goal during the counter-attack.

However, Andre Silva and Nordi Mukiele scored off Angelino crosses to propel the German team ahead.

Messi was able to tip a shot into the post, and then tapped the rebound into the net that was empty, and he then scored a cheeky penalty to win the match.

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PSG earned an injury-time penalty, and instead of Messi making a move for the hat-trick, Mbappe chose to take it instead and slid the ball through the bars.

The French team is over Manchester City to the top of Champions League Group A on seven points.

Three goals from Messi’s scoring spree since the time he joined PSG as an unrestricted free agent in the summer came in the Champions League, with the Argentine scoring in their victory 2-0 against City.

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The Barcelona legend, who is 34 now has the 123rd of Champions League goals, with Leipzig the 37th team he has been able to score against within the tournament.

Messi is the fourth time player to score during their opening two Champions League matches for PSG after Neymar, Alex, and George Weah.

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Mauricio Pochettino’s squad were below their best, having only four shots in the goal which included three shots from Messi.

Leipzig, the team who are unlucky to lose, have been beaten in the 3 Champions League games this season. They’ve only won four games across every competition from the moment Jesse Marsch took over in the summer.

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Source: Kingaziz.com

Source: Kingaziz.com