Messi back on the scoresheet as PSG hit 3 past Montpellier

Paris Saint-Germain defeated Montpellier FC by 3-1 in the Ligue 1.

The Ligue 1 mid-week game was good for the league leaders Paris Saint-Germain. Paris Saint-Germain played against Montpellier FC in the Ligue 1 on Wednesday night, 2nd February. Lionel Messi, Fabian Ruiz, and Emery were on the scoresheet.

PSG is one of the teams favourites to lift this year’s UEFA Champions League but they need to work hard for that. After drawing and losing a game in the Ligue 1, the table toppers finally got a victory. The visitors got a penalty in the 11th minute which was missed by Kylian Mbappe. No goals were scored in the first half and Fabian Ruiz started off the scoring in the 55th minute.

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Lionel Messi followed Fabian Ruiz to double the lead for PSG in the game. After Montpellier FC pulled one goal back in the 89th minute, PSG’s Emery scored a late winner to win it for the visitors.

PSG are now 5 points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 points table. They need to keep winning matches like this to lift the trophy.