PARIS, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi praised his re-visitation of rivalry after the World Cup by scoring a last-part objective as Paris St Germain stretched out their Ligue 1 lead to six focuses with a 2-0 home win over Enrages on Wednesday.
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Messi, who won the World Cup with Argentina, got a warm greeting from the Parc des Sovereigns swarm and got from short proximity in the 72nd moment to add to Hugo Ekitike’s first-half opener, putting PSG on 47 focuses from 18 games.
RC Focal point remained second however dropped two focuses in a 2-2 draw at battling Dashing Strasbourg with every one of the objectives preceding the break.
Third-set Olympique de Marseille is currently two focuses uncontrolled of Focal point on 39 focuses after a 2-0 win over Troyes.
“It was the game we wanted, with three places eventually. Scoring is great for my certainty, I need to proceed with this way,” said Ekitike.
“We’re cheerful in lighbecauseists us with putting the Focal point game behind us.”
PSG experienced their first loss in quite a while this season when they were beaten 3-1 at Focal point in the past round of matches, however, they showed more balance on Wednesday.
Ekitike, who is getting playing time while Kylian Mbappe is being refreshed in the wake of getting back in the saddle from the World Cup, capitalized on one more appearance when he locked onto a cross from Nordi Mukiele to put the hosts ahead.
Mukiele was again elaborate after the break as he played Messi through for the Argentine forward to track down the rear of the net with a right-foot exertion from short proximity.
Messi was hailed offside yet the objective was at last permitted following a VAR survey.
In Strasbourg, Focal point fell 2-1 behind after Alexis Claude-Maurice’seleventh-momentt opener was counterbalanced by Sanjin Prcic and Kevin Gameiro in the thirteenth and sixteenth minutes in a rushed beginning to the game.
Lois Openda balanced in the 33rd with a strong header yet Focal point couldn’t add a third despite being overwhelming, as Strasbourg manager Matz Sels made a few key saves after the break.
Marseille is currently on Focal point’s tail after Chancel Mbemba and Jordan Veretout’s objectives procured them in each of the three places.
Somewhere else, Pleasant squashed visiting Montpellier 6-1 and Olympique Lyonnais’ unfortunate season went on with a 0-0 draw at Nantes.