Messi to miss PSG’s match at Leipzig in Champions League

Published:Nov 24, 202319:36
Messi to miss PSG’s match at Leipzig in Champions League

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s match at Leipzig within the Champions League due to hamstring and knee ache, the membership stated Tuesday.

Messi was changed at halftime of PSG’s 2-1 victory over Lille within the French league on Friday with coach Mauricio Pochettino describing the substitution as a “precaution.”

PSG leads its Champions League group and performs last-place Leipzig on Wednesday.

“Leo Messi has discomfort in his left hamstring and pain in his knee following a contusion,” the membership stated.

Kylian Mbappe missed Friday’s recreation with an an infection however was included within the squad for the match towards Leipzig.

Two weeks in the past, Messi scored twice as PSG rallied to beat Leipzig 3-2 in Paris.


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Lille's Renato Sanches, right, challenges for the ball with PSG's Lionel Messi during French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Lille at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.
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