PSG 4-0 home win on Messi comeback
After surviving a corona infection, Lionel Messi celebrated his comeback on the pitch. The six-time world footballer came on as a substitute in Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-0 home win on Sunday. Messi came on with half an hour to go with the score 2-0.
Lionel Messi has celebrated his comeback after surviving the corona infectionWHAT/AFP/Thomas SAMSON
It was Lionel Messi’s first assignment this year after testing positive for Corona at the end of December. The Argentine had been infected on home leave.
In the upcoming international break, Messi does not have to travel to South America again. He is absent from Argentina’s squad for Thursday’s World Cup qualifiers against Chile and February 1 against Colombia.
The goals for PSG were scored by Marco Verratti (44′, 67′), Sergio Ramos (62′) and Danilo Pereira (75′). The league leaders maintained their eleven-point lead over closest pursuers OGC Nice with their third clean sheet home win in the league. The southern French won 2-0 with Austria’s U21 team captain Flavius Daniliuc on the substitutes’ bench at FC Metz.