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Watch: The First Goal of Lionel Messi’s PSG Return Following Argentina’s World Cup Victor

On Lionel Messi’s return to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The French champions defeated Angers, a team that was in danger of relegation, 2-0 at the Parc des Princes on Thursday.

Hugo Ekitike had given PSG the lead in the first half. But in the 72nd minute, Messi completed a brilliant team moves to make it 2-0.

Messi, who led Argentina to their third World Cup victory last month. Was rested for PSG’s first three matches after the lengthy season break caused by the main event in Qatar.

Messi returned to PSG’s starting lineup while Kylian Mbappe. Who scored a hat trick in the World Cup final, was rested.

After Hugo Eketike gave PSG the lead in the first half. Messi completed a brilliant team moves in the 72nd minute to make it 2-0. Messi picked up the ball in his own half to neatly complete the move.

After the goal was initially disallowed due to offside, a VAR check allowed it to stand. Messi has completely recovered. “He is relaxed and in great physical shape, and with Leo, the team looks different,” stated coach Christophe Galtier.

In an interview with Canal Plus, Galtier stated that he had a fever during the game. That “it is difficult for the players to locate their previous benchmarks” because they are returning from the World Cup.

The coach explained that because everyone was playing together for the first time. There were instances when the ties between the players were lacking. For the first time, we are all still getting used to playing together.

While Galtier’s PSG team extended their lead at the top of the league by drawing 2-2 with Strasbourg away from Lens. Anger lost their 10th league match in a row.

However, they bounced back to win 3-1 at Chateauroux, a third-tier team. In the French Cup this past weekend even though they didn’t have their superstar attacking trio.

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