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PSG 3-2 RBL: 2 Things I Noticed About Lionel Messi As He Scored A Brace Against RB Leipzig

Paris Saint-Germain continues to dazzle outstandingly in the UEFA Champions League, as they pulled off a masterclass comeback against RB Leipzig yesterday, and they are literally above Manchester City in their group-stage table. Of course, Lionel Messi performed impressively as he bagged a brace, and he single-handedly gave the Pochettino's men 3 points last night. 

Meanwhile, there are two things I noticed about the Ballon D'or winner yesterday, as he was very happy after his penalty in the second-half. Lionel Messi won 8 duels and completed 7 successful dribbles, which means he really played with a high level of winning spirit, and these two things were very glaring in him, especially when the Bundesliga's side were leading them.

Apparently, the PSG's No.30 hasn't been able to score in Ligue 1, but he has already registered 3 goals in 3 appearances for Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League. Of course, Lionel Messi really impressed the fans and proved his haters wrong yesterday, as I noticed these two things about him. Frankly, the Argentine is able to dazzle amazingly in any league in Europe. 

Firstly, Lionel Messi will form an amazing combination with Kylian Mbappe. Actually, the Argentine international gave PSG a massive 3 points against RB Leipzig, but the Frenchman played a part in both of the goals. Speaking of the match yesterday, it was noticed that Lionel Messi will form an amazing combination or connection with Mbappe, because he knows the right time to follow the Frenchman to receive passes from him. At the moment, Kylian Mbappe has literally orchestrated 2 goals out of the Argentine 3 goals this season. The French youngster was behind Lionel Messi's equalizer against RB Leipzig yesterday, and he even won the penalty. Having said that, it was apparent that the two players will form an unbreakable combination, even if Neymar Jr is available or not. Of course, most football fans claimed Mbappe doesn't like Messi, but their connections so far don't look like what people are saying. Therefore, I noticed the Ballon D'or winner will align himself with the Frenchman, having watched their displays together last night. 

Secondly, the Argentine isn't really preoccupied with scoring goals in every match. Without a doubt, there are many brilliant players in the world of football, especially in Europe's top-5 leagues, who are driven by goals and assists. However, Lionel Messi is quite different, as regards what he did against RB Leipzig yesterday. Obviously, the Argentine won a last-minute penalty for PSG, and he allowed Kylian Mbappe to take it. Meanwhile, he could have taken the penalty by himself, so as to be able to register a hat-trick. Instead, he allowed the Frenchman to take it and Kylian missed the penalty. On the contrary, most players will definitely want to score a hat-trick, after what the Argentine has gone through since the beginning of the season. In other words, Lionel Messi felt like the brace was enough, and he chose Mbappe to take the penalty, which means the PSG's No.30 isn't driven by goals or assists like other players in the world of football.

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