Paris Saint-Germain are already heading for the Ligue 1 title in France until Lionel Messi has been suspended for the Champions League, scoring his first goal for his new club at midweek.
Messi’s brilliant strike sealed Pep Guardiola’s 2-0 victory over Manchester City, which sent a statement to the rest of Europe, with the PSG confirming that they are in contention to advance in the Champions League.
That’s why he signed Messi, as he is trying to win the European Cup for the first time, and that’s why Messi came to Paris after his departure from Barcelona, convinced that the Qatari-owned club Give him the best chance to get his hands on it. On a trophy that has been removed since 2015.
It was only the third time the 34-year-old Argentine had started the PSG attack with Neymar and Killian Mbabane as he debuted off the bench with a 2-0 League 1 win at the Rams in late August.
In fact, Messi has played a total of 100 minutes in domestic competition and yet Mauricio Pochettino has not benefited from it, this is his lead in France.
As they try to reclaim the Ligue 1 title from defending champions Lille, PSG are nine points clear from second place after just eight games.
He has a 100% record in the league, only the third time in France that a team has won the first eight matches of the campaign.
The first was the Olympic Lelouch in 1936, while the last was … PSG, which won its first 14 games in 2018 under Thomas Tachel.
PSG will go to Rennes on Sunday, where the entire 30,000-strong house will hope to catch a glimpse of Macy’s, while also hoping the Capitol Side can be brought down by one or two.
Messi has been on his knees in the last two PSG matches as he was put back in preparation for facing the city, but he had to appear in Rosen Park before heading to Argentina for a horrific series of three World Cup qualifiers. Should.
If anyone can stop PSG, it might be Raines, who spent 80 million euros (.6 92.6 million) on new signatures this summer, more than anyone else in France, including PSG.
Messi, of course, arrived on a free transfer, a great opportunity for Parisians to win the Champions League. They barely need it in League 1.
The Lens captain has been a great addition to his team, which climbed to second place in the table with a thrilling 3-2 win over Marseille last weekend. In fact, the midfielder has been great since joining Udinese last year.
Born in Paris, he joined Manchester City as a teenager but never broke the alliance at the stadium. However, in its current form, Ivory Coast International will soon be interested in some of the biggest clubs on the continent.
“I’m lucky to play with the great players who let me shine,” he said after the victory at Marseille.
PSG have won all eight League 1 games so far this season.
14 – Lilly has won all 14 League 1 matches in which Canadian striker Jonathan David has been caught since the start of last season. They play Marseille on Sunday.
0 – St. Etienne went down in the derby against Lyon this season and under the table without winning his name. Claude Powell’s side have not scored a single point in their last five games.