Leo Messi has been changed for the second time this season. In the sixth round of the touching match against Olympique Lyonnais 2-1, he left the field in the 75th minute. When the Argentine left the field, it was clear that he was not satisfied with the coach’s decision. Messi hugged his substitute teammate on the sidelines, but when he headed to the bench, he ignored coach Mauricio Pochettino who wanted to thank him for playing.
Another bad game from Messi
It now appears that there has never been a similar incident in the locker room. Messi may have had to leave the pitch for health reasons. His performance with Lille was very uncertain. – Leo had a little muscle problem, so he exercised individually just in case. “We’ll take a look and see if he can take part in the match against Lille,” Mauricio Pochettino said in the pre-match press conference.
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However, it is also possible that the Paris Saint-Germain coach was not satisfied with the position of the former Barcelona star and decided to replace him with his compatriot Mauro Icardi. Messi played poorly in the first half of the match against Lille. He shot two missed shots. In addition, he had 16 goals from 19 passes, one dribble and seven losses. The Argentine is still waiting for his first goal and a crucial pass in the French League. He played five games in it.
Paris Saint-Germain was losing 0:1 to Lille until the end of the first half in the match of the twelfth round. Canadian Jonathan David scored the only goal from close range and took advantage of the pass of Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz.
After changing the teams, the Paris team played better and managed to win. A quarter of an hour before the end, Marquinhos equalized, who used a pass from Angela Di Maria and with an aerial shot that beat the goalkeeper. In the 88th minute, the Argentine scored the winning goal. Neymar helped with his injury.
Paris Saint-Germain consolidated its progress in the league table. He scored 31 points in 12 matches. He leads by ten points over Lens, who has played one game less. Lille is behind the leader by sixteen points and is only eleventh.
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