Lionel Messi scores his first goal for Paris Saint-Germain in a 2-0 Champions League win over Manchester City.
Six-time Ballon d’Or winner opens an account for the club he joined in August. A brilliant strike from outside of the box raises the roof at Parc des Princes.
PSG defeated Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to reach the last 16 of the Champions League.
Lionel Messi has scored more Champions League goals against Man City (7) than any other player. Manchester City had 18 shots in this match, their joint-most without scoring in a Champions League match.
Lionel Messi Scores 1st PSG Goal
The Argentinian now has 27 goals against English clubs in European competitions, including a Champions League final goal against Manchester United back in 2009.
Pep Guardiola’s side missed the chance to seal a place in the last 16 after hitting the post twice in the first half through Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva.