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PSG 3-2 RBL: Why Mbappe Won The Man Of The Match Award Ahead Of Lionel Messi

Paris Saint-Germain is currently the UEFA Champions League Group A table leader. PSG struggled to beat RB Leipzig at home by 3-2. The game was full of many actions, and it was an end to end match.

Photo: Kylian Mbappe || Twitter

Note that it was Messi's goals that decided the outcome of the fixture, but Kylian Mbappe was named the Man Of The Match. Therefore I have compiled two reasons why Mbappe won the award ahead of Lionel Messi. Read carefully!

Photo: Lionel Messi || Twitter

1. He Was Involved In All Paris Saint Germain Goal.

Even though Lionel Messi scored two goals, it was Kylian Mbappe that created the chances. In the first half, Mbappe made a solo run to score a well-taken shot to give PSG the lead. When PSG was 2-1 down in the scored half, Mbappe was used his pace to create a clear goalscoring opportunity for Lionel Messi. Lastly, he was fouled for Messi's penalty goal. This goes to show how important he was for Paris Saint-German.

Photo: Kylian Mbappe || Twitter

2. He Was The Most Threatening Player On The Field.

Beyond Mbappe's goal involvement, he was a serious threat to Leipzig's defense. He was full of running throughout the game. Note that the 22-year-old displayed a lot of skills, which he used in dribbling his opponents.

In conclusion, even though Messi got the crucial goals, Kylian Mbappe was outstanding and deserved the award.

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