Magical Messi Equals Cl Record And Adds To Last-16 Advantage Over Ronaldo And Man United
Mbappe levels things up
Messi’s Barcelona are of course currently locked in action with PSG at the Camp Nou.
The clash comes in the Champions League’s round-of-16, in what many labelled ahead of kick-off as the potential tie of the round.
And the action in Catalunya, to this point, certainly hasn’t disappointed.
An end-to-end affair, during which visitors PSG have shaded things, currently sees the European heavyweights locked at a goal apiece, early in the 2nd-half.
The scorer of the evening’s opening goal came as little surprise, as Lionel Messi stepped up to lash home a pinpoint penalty just shy of the half-hour mark
Ronald Koeman’s men, however, weren’t ahead for long, as a wonderful touch and left-footed finish on the part of Kylian Mbappe levelled things up just 5 minutes later
Whilst is it PSG standout Mbappe who looks the most dangerous player on the pitch as things stand, though, as outlined above, it is the game’s other goalscorer who’s latest strike saw him etch his name ever deeper into the Champions League’s archives.
This comes with Lionel Messi’s finish from 12 yards having since given rise to a host of remarkable statistics.
First, it was revealed that the Barcelona captain has now found the net in 17-straight years in Europe’s elite club competition, a joint-record.
Not only that, but Messi has added further to his goalscoring advantage over the likes of Manchester United and long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League’s round-of-
And last up is the ridiculous stat that the veteran attacker has now notched 20 or more goals across all competitions for 13 seasons running: