Messi first goal for PSG
- Messi scored his first goal for Paris Saint Germain vs. Manchester city in the UEFA champions league superb match
- Messi inspired his team, PSG to take a hard-earned victory to ensure that their champions league campaign is still alive
PSG vs Man city Detailed news
For those that did not see the superb champions league game between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester city, Messi stole the highlights after he placed the nail in the coffin, sealing a 2-0 win against the premier league champions, Manchester City. Manchester City arrived in France having the upper hand after thrashing Paris Saint Germain last season in the Champions League quarter-finals in both legs. Paris Saint Germain arrived in this anticipated match with the ambition for revenge after Manchester City brutally knocked them down last season in the Champions League in both legs losing 4-2.
Paris Saint Germain is looking for their first ever Champion league title this season after spending money in the transfer window and attracting huge names that include Lionel Messi and Donnaruma. The match between Paris Saint Germain and Manchester City started off at a slow pace before Idrissa Gueye found the top corner with ease leaving Manchester city goalkeeper Ederson bamboozled. Manchester City being a goal down in the opening ten minutes of the first half, began pressing and attacking in the Paris goal while being unlucky a few times, Raheem Sterling was denied by the post in the first half.
In the second half, Man city still a goal down began pressing from the early stages trying to secure a goal. Paris Saint Germain’s defense was well organized repelling all the Manchester city attacks. Donnaruma was especially good saving all the Manchester city shots coming from Kevin de Bryune, Raheem Sterling, and Riyad Mahrez. Phil Foden was introduced after Jack Grealish failed to find the net. A brilliant one-two touch between Messi and Kylian Mbappe saw Lionel Messi score his first goal for PSG sealing a comfortable 2-0 win against Man City. Club Brugge is the leader of the group with six points followed by Manchester City and PSG both with three points and Leipzig last with zero points.