On the night of January 12, “Paris Saint-Germain” played with “Angers” in the championship of France. The match ended with the victory of Christophe Galtier’s wards with a score of 2-0.
In the 5th minute of the match, Hugo Ekitike opened the goals. In the middle of the second half, the defending champions of France increased the gap. Goal scored by Lionel Messi. It is worth noting that this match is a first for the Argentine, who returned to the team after the World Cup.
Recall that on December 18, in the World Cup final, the Argentine team defeated the French team and became the new owner of the trophy. Regular time ended with a score of 2:2. The teams also scored goals in extra time. In the penalty shootout, the Argentines were more accurate (4:2). Messi was named the best player of the tournament.
Another World Cup finalist, Kylian Mbappe, was absent from the Angers game. After the end of the tournament in Qatar, he returned to the team’s location and, refusing a ten-day rest, played two matches in the national championship.
It was previously reported that Paris Saint-Germain rejects ceremony honoring World Cup winner Lionel Messi ahead of his title game with Angers.
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