Leo Messi and Neymar Jr, during a match with PSG


Authority blow: Neymar Jr, ahead of Leo Messi for penalties

Published:20/09/2021 - 13:44h

Updated:20/09/2021 - 13:44h

Neymar was in charge of signing PSG's draw against Lyon from eleven meters, with a show of authority against Leo Messi

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With the trident crashes, Leo Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, the Paris Saint-Germain has to three excellent cobradores of penal. It existed the doubt of who will be the attendant to launch the maximum penalties, but in the victory of the PSG 'in extremis' in front of the Olympique of Lyon of this weekend, have given a 'proof' or a statement of intentions, in any case.

In the Park of the Princes, after Paquetá opened the marker, the ones of Mauritius Pochettino launched to the attack and, of so much pressure, Neymar Jr finished causing a penal. The expectation was maximum, because Leo Messi could première like goleador of 'them parisiens' in his third party, but his fellow and mate 'Ney' gave a hit of authority.

The carioca is the one who launches the penaltis in the PSG, even by in front of Mbappé, but expected that him 'gave' the opportunity to Leo Messi that it had signed several chances clear in the first time and that was anxious to première in the Park of the Princes. The history did not go like this and, calmly, 'Ney' beat to Lopes.

The '10' of the PSG did not take almost career, went braking and launched a finish raso slightly to his right. Before, his compatriot Paquetá had done signals to Lopes so that it launched to the left. The guardameta, trusting the recommendation, failed and 'Ney' celebrated his first so much of the season with the group directed by Mauritius Pochettino.

It will not earn Messi the penal?

Now it will remain to see if 'Ney' will yield some launching to his mate Messi, the one who in the FC Barcelona accustomed to earn all the penal. In fact, with Argentina and the Barcelona picture annotated a total of 101 goals from the eleven metres, whereas it has failed 29. The penultimate, in fact, went in front of the PSG in the eighth of final of the Champions League past.

In the minute 45, Keylor Navas detained the launching of 'The Flea', although it existed a lot of controversy because the costarricense had advanced in the line. Nevertheless, it finished frustrating the joy of the Argentinian and pushed even more to his team to achieve the direct ticket to the quarter-finals.

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