Argentine star Lionel Messi, already recovered from his physical annoyance, got fully into the Paris Saint Germain starting lineup and sealed his first goal with the Parisian team's jersey for the 2-0 win over Manchester at the Parc des Princes City technically commanded by an old acquaintance of his, the Spanish Pep Guardiola.
The Rosario star, who had missed the last two matches of the Parisian team due to an injury, transits in the attack together with the French Kylian Mbappé and the Brazilian Neymar, a spectacular trident that did not show itself in all its splendor in the debut of the competition , when they drew 1-1 with Bruges of Belgium, nor did they achieve it against City with the brightness that awakens the expectations of seeing them all together.
The truth is that it was a very even game in general lines, and despite the early goal of Idrissa Gueye, with a right that was stained with a goal when he went to nail the upper left corner of the goal that Ederson defended, Manchester City made merit enough to tie it.
However, a good job from the entire team maintained the difference until Lionel Messi, with a genius, put definitive figures on a match, which was taken as a rematch of last year's semifinal. The Parisian team smiles, which had been highly questioned, given the difficulties it had been presenting to obtain the results that a team of these characteristics needs.
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