- Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night, October 19, defeated visiting RB Leipzig 3-2 in a Champions League encounter
- Lionel Messi scored two goals for Paris Saint-Germain in this tie while Kylian Mbappe also netted one goal
- Paris Saint-Germain are now topping Group A after three matches with seven points and are ahead of Man City
Lionel Messi was in the best form of his life on Tuesday night, October 19, as the Argentine scored brace for Paris Saint-Germain in their 3-2 Champions League win over RB Leipzig.
The win for Paris Saint-Germain did not come easy in front of their fans as Lionel Messi and his teammates labored hard before getting the three maximum points.
Paris Saint-Germain started the encounter on an impressive note knowing fully well that a win would send them to the top of the table ahead of Manchester City and they did themselves lots of good.
Super striker Kylian Mbappe scored the first goal for Paris Saint-Germain in the 9th minute, but Andre Silver restored parity for the visitors in the 28th minute.
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The first half ended 1-1 as both sides went into the dressing room to refresh in the Champions League encounter.
Nordi Mukiele scored the second goal for RB Leipzig in the 57th minute sending Paris Saint-Germain fans into total silence and shock.
However, Lionel Messi proved that he is a wonder man by netting the equalizer in the 67th minute before netting the winner in the 74th minute via a penalty.
Paris Saint-Germain eventually won the match 3-2 which will give Lionel Messi and his teammates a boost ahead of next game.
Former Chelsea Star Tells Legendary Lionel Messi Why He Does Not Deserve the 2021 Ballon d’Or
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Argentine star Lionel Messi was told he does not deserve to win this year’s Ballon d’Or due to the red card he received in the Spanish club final back in January.
Former Chelsea star Frank Lebouef has compared the situation of the six-time Ballon d’Or winner with that of Zinedine Zidane.
Lebouef disclosed that Zidane was overlooked in 2000 and 2006 due to the red cards he received in those respective years as other players took the coveted prize.
Messi has been named among favourites for the prestigious award this year after scoring a staggering 38 goals in 47 appearances for Barcelona last season.
The 34-year-old also captained Argentina to the long-awaited Copa America glory and went ahead to win the competition’s Golden Ball and Golden Boot.