Leo Messi, in the PSG-Lyon


UNLEASHED: Leo Messi explodes after being substituted with PSG

Published:20/09/2021 - 00:18h

Updated:20/09/2021 - 00:18h

Leo Messi did not like that Mauricio Pochettino replaced him in his first game with PSG at the Parque de los Príncipes, when his team was 1-1

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Leo Messi played for the first time in the Park of the Princes and the feelings were agridulces because, although the Argentinian signed a big first part, with clear occasions of face to the goal of Lopes, in the second half was not very hit and Mauritius Pochettino, with the marker 1-1 and the need of a final push, decided to replace him in the minute 75 by Achraf Hakimi, the one who also was important for 'them parisiens'.

Finally, the PSG achieved to win 'in extremis' in front of the Olympique Lyon, with a goal of Ander Herrera on the horn. Like this then , the ones of Mauritius Pochettino have added his sixth consecutive victory in the French championship to situate like the solitary leader. Nevertheless, the image more resaltante of the night in Paris was the one who left Leo Messi when being replaced, something that did not fall him very well to the Argentinian.

'The Flea' showed very upset, even bother by the decision of his compatriot. The cameras attracted to Messi crossing some word with Pochettino when this was to greet him. The images did virales immediately and the trainer had to go out in press conference for 'defend' and explain the change of Messi.

This said Pochettino on Messi

The ex of the Espanyol explained that "they approach key parties and have to protect us. The decisions take them by all the team. I think that all the world knows that have a lot of big players, with a staff of 35 men. We have to take decisions".

Likewise, it stood out that "after the difficult party of Witches, this was important for us. The Lyon is a very good team that plays well. We conceded this goal in the second part. The team needed to show something of character".

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