Lionel Messi scores stunning Champions League goal for PSG in a red-hot run of form

By Jackbot

 Oct 06 ,2022

Lionel Messi scored a stunning goal to bring Paris Saint-Germain ahead in Wednesday evening's Champions League clash at Benfica.

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It was a stunning, soaring goal by the Argentine to finish off a flowing team movement starting from Les Parisiens after Benfica started as the more powerful. 

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The play required both Kylian Mbappe as well as Neymar as they both played a fantastic link-up play, which ultimately found Messi who scored the stunning finish. 

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It was a fluid team movement that started in the beginning with the wing-back Achraf Hakimi,

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who was on the right flank, cutting inside to locate midfielder Vitinha who was immediately looking up to spot Messi.

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The former Barcelona player moved forward to attack the Benfica defense before passing it to Mbappe and he sat back toward the goal.

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Mbappe did not take a single touch and passed the ball left to forward Neymar who eventually found Messi through a perfect first-time strike.

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The forward then sent the ball into the bottom corner of the net and left Benfica goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos little chance.

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