The 35-year-old Argentinian world champion will be more than ever expected… like the messiah this Saturday (5 p.m.), against Toulouse.
The misfortune of some… Forced to share the leading role since his arrival in Paris, Leo Messi took over the number 1 bib by force of circumstance on Wednesday, in Montpellier (3-1 victory). Deprived of Neymar, PSG indeed lost Kylian Mbappé to injury at the start of the game. Extinguished three days earlier against Reims (1-1), the 35-year-old world champion quickly resumed his (good) habits, those of Barça and Argentina. “He knew how to take the game in hand, with the absences and exits of Kylian and Sergio (Ramos). At the end of the first half and in the second half he was a natural leader and the players put themselves at the service of Leo“, noted Christophe Galtier, Friday, in front of the press.
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