Lionel Messi reached the next club of his career after 21 years at Barcelona. He was warmly welcomed by the France fans when he joined Paris Saint-Germain. The name Messi reverberated from all sides at the Parc des Princes, the home ground of the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) club, packed with about 49,000 spectators. Despite so much love, Messi did not play football on the field and was seen enjoying his club’s match. PSG win over Strasbourg by 4-2 football scores in Ligue 1 with Kylian Mbappe on the field.
Before the match, PSG introduced all the new players included in their team to the fans. It featured Leo and four other new players, Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnaruma, Georginio Wijnaldum, and Achraf Hakimi. However, after that, the Argentine left the field and was seen enjoying the match from the stands. Apart from Messi, other star players Neymar and Angel Di Maria were on the bench due to lack of match fitness. However, only one-star player Kylian Mbappe was seen playing for the Paris football club on the field. PSG put pressure on Strasbourg early in the match, and Mauro Icardi took the lead in the third minute.
Mbappe then tried to grab everyone’s attention by scoring a brilliant goal in the 25th minute amidst the fans shouting Messi-Messi. Julian Draxler netted in the 27th minute to give PSG a 3-0 lead in the first half. In the second half, Strasbourg tried to make a comeback as Kevin Gameiro scored in the 53rd and Ludovic Ajorque scored in the 64th minute to make the score 3-2.
Meanwhile, Alexander Djiku of Strasbourg made a mistake and was given a red card in the 81st minute. Pablo Sarabia helped PSG win the match 4-2 scoring in the 86th minute against Strasbourg, who played with 10 players ahead. In this way, after winning the second match in a row, PSG has moved to the second position in the points table with six points. In the first place is the team of Angers, who also have six points but due to the huge goal difference, they remain on top.
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