PSG vs. RB Leipzig result: Messi nets two goals, Mbappe scores in Champions League win-ZellaNews

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Give the ball to Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi and allow them to do the remainder. PSG’s used that technique to success in a house Champions League match in opposition to RB Leipzig, coming from behind to win 3-2. Messi scored twice and Mbappe had a hand in all three targets with one aim, one help and one drawn penalty.

PSG stays atop Group A, one level forward of Manchester City, whereas RB Leipzig’s probabilities are actually faint with three matches remaining. The German facet, coached by American Jesse Marsch, is on the backside of Group A after three straight losses.

It was a troublesome consequence for Leipzig, who arguably deserved extra and doubtless felt like they may depart the Parc des Prince in Paris with a well-known victory when the guests took a 2-1 lead with a couple of half hour to go. But Messi scored twice in the span of 10 minutes to overturn the consequence, although each targets got here from Leipzig presents.

MORE: Champions League group standings and schedule

American midfielder Tyler Adams had a giveaway that led to Messi’s first aim on a feed from Mbappe. The second aim got here on a pleasant Messi ‘panenka’ penalty kick which was earned by Mbappe, who made probably the most of slight contact from defender Mohamed Simakan.

PSG may have scored a fourth aim deep in stoppage time when the referee awarded one other penalty to PSG, however Messi allowed Mbappe to take it and the French ahead despatched the ball over the bar. He nonetheless received the person of the match award.

Group A standings

Team PTS GP W L D GF GA GD
1. PSG 7 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3
2. Manchester City 6 3 2 1 0 11 6 +5
3. Club Brugge 4 3 1 1 1 4 7 -3
4. RB Leipzig 0 3 0 3 0 6 11 -5

PSG vs. RB Leipzig closing rating

  1H 2H Final
PSG 1 2 3
RB Leipzig 1 1 2

Goals:
PSG — Kylian Mbappe — ninth min.
LEI — Andre Silva (Angelino) — twenty eighth min.
LEI — Nordi Mukiele (Angelino) — 57th min.
PSG — Lionel Messi (Kylian Mbappe) — 67th min.
PSG — Lionel Messi (penalty) — seventy fifth min.

(All occasions Eastern)

Final: PSG 3, RB Leipzig 2

94th min.: Penalty for PSG! Hakimi was introduced down by Gvardiol and the referee provides it. It’s Mbappe to take it. And it is excessive! Score stays 3-2.

ninetieth min.: Four minutes of stoppage time.

89th min.: SUB – PSG seeking to shut out this win. Defender Thilo Kehrer on for Julian Draxler.

83rd min.: SUBS – Leipzig are having a go at this one. On come Poulsen, Forsberg and Henrichs for Mohamed Simakan, Angelino and Andre Silva. It’s now 4 in the again for Leipzig.

78th min.: Leipzig firing photographs left and proper attempting to get again into it. No luck on the photographs and Keylor Navas ideas a deflected ball over the bar. The nook results in no hazard.

seventy fifth min.: It’s a panenka from Messi on the penalty kick! PSG up 3-2.

73rd min.: Kylian Mbappe attracts a penalty! He tries to dribble previous Mohamed Simakan, who places his arms as much as maintain him off and Mbappe makes a meal of it.

72nd min.: Dangerous Leipzig set piece into the PSG field and Gvardiol heads off beam. But that was harmful.

seventieth min.: SUB – Leipzig brings in Josko Gvardiol for Lukas Klostermann, who picked up a knock. Still a 5-4-1 formation when defending. PSG moved to a three-man again line with the insertion of Danilo and Georginio Wijnaldum.

67th min.: Equalizer for PSG! And it comes on a giveaway by American Tyler Adams in midfield. His backpass sends Kylian Mbappe via and he crosses to Lionel Messi for the aim. Messi’s first shot comes off the left submit and he follows it up on the aim line.

sixty fifth min.: PSG’s Achraf Hakimi goes in the guide for a foul on Ilaix Moriba after Leipzig sprung one other harmful transition. And that is how PSG supervisor Mauricio Pochettino feels about it:

61st min.: SUBS – Two modifications in midfield. Danilo Pereira and Georginio Wijnaldum on. Ander Herrera and Idrissa Gueye off. Meanwhile, Leipzig brings on Ilaix Moriba for the injured Amadou Haidara.

57th min.: Leipzig takes the lead! Another ball broad left to Angelino, and one other stunning cross to the far submit, the place Nordi Mukiele places it residence first time. Very just like the primary aim.

56th min.: Rare spell of strain from PSG and first Marco Verratti, then Lionel Messi attempting to penetrate, however Leipzig holds agency.

52nd min.: Dangerous Leipzig assault. Laimer with the cross from the proper and it goes throughout the field with no teammates near connecting.

fiftieth min.: Wow. Idrissa Gueye with one other exhausting foul in midfield shortly after selecting up a yellow. That may’ve been a second yellow, and Gueye will get off simple.

forty eighth min.: Yellow card for Idrissa Gueye for a foul on Andre Silva simply exterior the field. Nkunku makes an attempt to twist it over the wall, but it surely’s excessive.

forty sixth min.: Second half is underway. No modifications.

Halftime: PSG 1, RB Leipzig 1

Halftime: It’s the everyday PSG efficiency this 12 months: They have moments of pure brilliance, however they are not robust sufficient to take the stranglehold of a sport. Kylian Mbappe is the most effective participant on the sector and he acquired the breakthrough aim on a solo run, however PSG cannot frequently create assaults and hazard. That’s not the case with RB Leipzig, which has succeeded in turning the ball over after which has clear concepts and actions in the assault. This PSG protection may be uncovered. All to play for in the second half. While we wait, take pleasure in this Mbappe talent transfer.

forty second min.: Nkunku comes shut! On a fast transition, he reveals off his talent close to the highest of the field and fires the right-footed shot simply broad with a defender in his face. He’s been harmful.

forty first min.: Great defensive play by Leipzig’s Willi Orban who pokes the ball away from Mbappe in the field. Nothing comes of the PSG nook.

thirty sixth min.: Leipzig is having success at forcing turnovers in midfield with its press. As lengthy as they will include Mbappe, it does not appear like different PSG gamers are set to pose any hazard.

twenty eighth min.: And there’s the equalizer! Leipzig carve up PSG’s again line, swap the purpose of assault to the left and Angelino delivers a implausible cross to the far submit the place Andre Silva scores first time.

twenty seventh min.: Leipzig hit the submit! Andre Silva with the superb management and shot in the field and Keylor Navas was beat. The ball goes off the bottom of the proper submit. PSG appears passive now and Leipzig taking benefit.

twenty fifth min.: Free kick for Leipzig into the field and PSG captain Marquinhos has to clear over the bar! That was harmful. PSG clears the nook kick, too.

twenty third min.: PSG appear to be stress-free after taking the lead. Mbappe and Messi try the give-and-go into the Leipzig field, however Leipzig’s goalkeeper comes out to snag it.

nineteenth min.: Willi Orban picks up a yellow for placing the block on Mbappe earlier than he may dash once more. Learned his lesson the primary time.

ninth min.: Mbappe! PSG leads 1-0. He makes a solo run on the final defender Orban and fires a low shot previous the ‘keeper. He’s unstoppable.

eighth min.: Both groups going blow for blow to start out. Navas has to go down low to cease a cross from the proper.

seventh min.: Julian Draxler stretches to satisfy a cross into the field and his redirection practically places the ball on internet.

third min.: What an opportunity for RB Leipzig! Christopher Nkunku was indecisive and served the ball late to teammate Konrad Laimer in the field. His shot was saved by Keylor Navas. On the following nook, Tyler Adams’ header is off the goal.

1st min.: Kylian Mbappe with the run down the left and RB Leipzig can barely catch up. His cross from the left goes throughout the field. His teammates could not catch up both.

1st min.: We’re off. PSG kicks off.

3:00 p.m. ET: The scenes from the Parc des Princes:

2:57 p.m. ET: Teams are in the tunnel able to take the sector.

2:38 p.m. ET: This has acquired to heat your coronary heart: Messi & Ronaldinho reunited.

2:30 p.m. ET: Looks like warmups are occurring:

2:25 p.m. ET: The RB Leipzig star participant everybody may have their eyes on (9 targets in 11 appearances):

2:05 p.m. ET: Look who’s readily available for the match in Paris: Ex-PSG star Ronaldinho.

PSG vs. RB Leipzig: Starting lineups

Without Neymar (adductor) and Angel Di Maria (suspended), supervisor Mauricio Pochettino would usually be anticipated to area Mauro Icardi at middle ahead flanked by Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi. But the non-public points that pressured Icardi to overlook a few coaching periods have additionally price him a spot in the squad. Julian Draxler will group up with Mbappe and Messi on the ahead line.

PSG beginning lineup (4-3-3, left to proper): 1-Keylor Navas-GK — 25-Nuno Mendes, 3-Presnel Kimpembe, 5-Marquinhos, 2-Achraf Hakimi — 27-Idrissa Gueye, 6-Marco Verratti, 21-Ander Herrera — 23-Julian Draxler, 7-Kylian Mbappe, 30-Lionel Messi

PSG subs (10): 50-Gigi Donnarumma-GK, 60-Alexandre Letellier, 24-Thilo Kehrer, 22-Abdou Diallo, 20-Layvin Kurzawa, 17-Collin Dagba, 39-Nathan Bitumazala, 15-Danilo Pereira, 18-Georginio Wijnaldum, 28-Eric Junior Dina Ebimbe

Interesting modifications launched by RB Leipzig supervisor Jesse Marsch, who has switched up the ahead trio. Instead of the standard Forsberg-Poulsen-Nkunku line, he provides Andre Silva the beginning. Tyler Adams can be again in the beginning lineup after being rested over the weekend.

RB Leipzig beginning lineup (3-4-3, left to proper): 1-Peter Gulacsi-GK — 16-Lukas Klostermann, 4-Willi Orban, 2-Mohamed Simakan — 3-Angelino, 27-Konrad Laimer, 8-Amadou Haidara, 14-Tyler Adams — 22-Nordi Mukiele, 33-Andre Silva, 18-Christopher Nkunku 

RB Leipzig subs (8): 31-Josep Martinez-GK, 32-Josko Gvardiol, 39-Benjamin Heinrichs, 44-Kevin Kampl,  17-Dominik Szoboszlai, 26-Ilaix Moriba, 10-Emil Forsberg, 9-Yussuf Poulsen

How to observe PSG vs. RB Leipzig

  • Date: Tues, Oct. 19
  • Time: 3 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: none
  • Streaming (USA): Paramount+, PrendeTV
  • Streaming (Canada): DAZN

Lionel Messi’s third Champions League match with Paris Saint-Germain can be out there solely by way of streaming. Paramount+ may have the English-language stream of the match, whereas Univision’s free streaming platform PrendeTV will carry the Spanish-language broadcast. 

DAZN has the UEFA Champions League rights in Canada and can stream the match for subscribers.

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