Paris Saint-Germain have Lionel Messi thank for the 3: 2 win over RB Leipzig in the third game of this year Champions League group stage, as he scored twice in seven minutes to pass all three points to his team.
Kylian Mbappe initially gave PSG lead in just nine minutes, but Leipzig resisted and were able to grab the equalizer through Andre Silva at the 28th minute before Nordi Mukiele in the 12th minute of the second half, he turned the atmosphere at the Parc des Princes upside down. Anyway, Messi scored 10 minutes later and converted a penalty in the 74th minute, which was the final goal of the game.
Overall, it was a disappointing show from PSG most of the game, but their individual skill means they were able to get out of the match with a win. Leipzig played great football at times and it was just a comeback Keylor Navas this prevented them from scoring more goals overnight. However, as has often happened on countless Champions League nights, MessiThe Russian team came out the winner thanks to his brilliance.
Penalty Miss Mbappe
Mbappe will feel relieved that Messi already gave PSG the lead when he was given the opportunity to score his own penalty in the fourth and final minute of the second half, when the Frenchman took his shot over the crossbar.
This result means that PSG remain the Group A leader with seven points in their first three games, while Manchester City come second with six points after beating Club Brugge earlier in the day. PSG play two challenging Ligue 1 matches – Le Classique versus Marseille at the Velodrome ahead of last year’s champions’ visit to Lille – before they next meet. Leipzig November 3 in Germany.