Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat RB Leipzig 3-2 in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League encounter played in France. Kylian Mbappe put PSG ahead after just nine minutes but the lead was shortlived by Andre Silva 19 minutes later to ensure the first half ended on even term.
Over the years, Cristiano Ronaldo has been a role model and mentor to young kids around the world. Playing for Manchester United and Real Madrid, the Portuguese international was an unbelievable player and arguably the greatest player of his generation who had major influence on young footballers like Kylian Mbappe.
Without much doubts, FC Barcelona were one of the few busy Spanish La Liga clubs during the summer transfer window before it was shut last month. The Blaugrana club are keen on winning back the prestigious La Liga trophy from their bitter-rivals Atletico Madrid and have added the likes of Memphis Depay, Yusuf Demir and Luuk de Jong to bolster their squad.
1. Erling Haaland — 21 years old. Erling Haaland is arguably the best young striker this season. 2. Kylian Mbappe — 22 years old. Kylian Mbappe has already won a trophy this season with the French National team. He is one of the young best strikers in the world at the moment.
The Frenchman believes Lionel Messi will win the Ballon d'Or this year. Kylian believes the Argentine striker deserves to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or, adding that Lionel Messi is the best player in the world. Kylian Mbappe said this following Paris Saint Germain Champions League 3-2 victory over RB Leipzig yesterday night.
The Ballon d'Or is a French football award annually presented to football stars for their brilliant performances throughout the year. It has a reputation for being one of the oldest and most prestigious individual awards for footballers. Players for this year's Ballon d'Or award have already been nominated and in this article, I will be ranking the top seven of them by their performances in this week's UCL games.
Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain forward has backed teammate, Lionel Messi, to win the Ballon d’Or this year. Photo Credit: Goggle The France international believes Messi deserves to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or, adding that the Argentina captain is the best player in the world.
Some young strikers have been highly impressive so far this season. They have scored a lot of goals for their respective teams and they have been highly consistent in performance. Karim Benzema, Robert Lewandowski, Romelu Lukaku, Roberto Firmino and Harry Kane are among the best strikers in the top five European leagues.
PSG won their recent match in the Uefa Champions league against German side, RB Leibzig in a game that ended 3-2 thanks to two goals from Lionel Messi and a solo effort from Kylian Mbappe. Messi is still finding his feet at PSG since his summer move from Barcelona and his only 3 goals for the club has come with the assist from his French teammate, Kylian Mbappe.
Former Arsenal and Barcelona footballer, Thierry Henry believes that Mohamed Salah is not the best player in the world this year. The issue of who deserves to win this year's ballon d'or has been a major topic for discussion. Some people like Jorgen Klopp believe that Mohamed Salah deserves to win the prestigious award.
Matchday 3 has drawn to a close with many impressive matches being played. There were many comeback wins and many thrillers. Many players also showcased their skills, scoring goals and providing assists. Some of those players got the Champions League Man of the Match award for their outstanding performances.
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Lionel Messi had an opportunity to score his first hat-trick for PSG in a UCL match against RB Leipzig last night, and to take his goal tally to 4 UCL goals for PSG, but he turned down the chance to do that when a late penalty was awarded to PSG.
Despite their increasing age, Messi and Ronaldo are still proving themselves to be significant players in their respective teams as they both stepped up when it mattered most in this week's Champions league matches. But how did their performance help their teams? Take a look; 1- PSG 3 vs 2 RasenBallsport Leipzig
Real Madrid have worked exceptionally hard over the last two years to sign Kylian Mbappe, by preserving a strong financial position. Los Blancos came close to signing the French international during the summer. However, Paris Saint-Germain remained unmoved. Mbappe has also stated that he wants to leave the club this summer and that if it happens, it will only be for Real Madrid.
They always say in football that "form is temporary and class is permanent". This particular phrase has been proven countless times and the latest candidate is Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe has had a very eventful year so far and we are just in October. From his woeful Euros performances to his transfer drama at PSG, 2021 has not been too easy for the Frenchman.
Victor Osimone has been shining in Serie A this season. The Nigeria international has scored 9 goals in 10 games in all competitions for Napoli. The forward has been described by Walter Sabbatini as "unstoppable". Osimhen's status has aroused interest abroad, and both Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are paying close attention to the prolific 22-year-old player.
The UEFA Champions League Matchday 3 brought us many existing results: Manchester United came 2 goal behind to record 3:2 win over Atalanta with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring the winner, Antoine Griezmann scored twice but saw a red as Liverpool ran out a 3-2 winner, Real Madrid secured a 5-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk and Manchester City defeated Club Brugge 5-1 in Belgium.
Paris Saint-German and Leipzig faced off against each other in the UEFA Champions League group A match last night, the game exposed the positive impact of the partnership between Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe. Since the signing of Lionel Messi from FC Barcelona, the Argentine is yet to prove himself in the domestic league, Lionel Messi is yet to register a goal for PSG in Ligue 1 but has scored three goals for the club in the UEFA Champions League.
It has finally happened. On Wednesday morning, Steve Bruce was dismissed by Newcastle following their recent takeover by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund. But before they sign Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland they need a manager in the hot-seat to make the decisions. Here are five top candidates for the job.
Real Madrid’s eventual signing of Kylian Mbappe appears to be getting more inevitable by the day. Los Blancos remain fixed on landing the PSG star, and they are likely to make their next move in January. The Spanish giants made a number of bids for Mbappe during the summer transfer window, but PSG decided to keep their star striker in a bid to convince him to sign a new deal.