Fans Angry with Kylian Mbappe for 'blocking' Lionel Messi's Goal Bound Shot During PSG vs Brest

Fans Angry with Kylian Mbappe for 'blocking' Lionel Messi's Goal Bound Shot During PSG vs Brest

  • Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has once again found himself on the receiving end
  • This is after the Frenchman seemingly denied Lionel Messi a chance at the goal during PSG's clash with Brest
  • Messi arrowed a left-footed volley towards the goal in the early minutes of the Ligue 1 clash, only for Mbappe to block the goal-bound shot
  • PSG went on to secure a 1-0 slim win over Brest, with Neymar's first-half goal the only difference after 90 minutes of action

Fans have expressed anger with Kylian Mbappe after inadvertently blocking Lionel Messi's goal-bound shot during PSG's clash with Brest.

Messi has been in hot form for the French giants since the start of the new season, playing a vital role in PSG's bright start to the campaign.

Leo Messi, Ligue 1, Paris Saint-Germain, Brest, Parc des Princes, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar.
Leo Messi runs with the ball during the Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Stade Brest at Parc des Princes. Photo by Aurelien Meunier.
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And the Argentine ace was at it again on Saturday, September 10, as he set up Neymar for their side's opener at the half-hour mark.

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Messi clipped the ball over the Brest defence towards Neymar, who brought it down superbly before slamming it into the far corner with his left foot to make it 1-0.

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But before Messi's moment of magic, the ex-Barca ace had a chance of his to break the deadlock in the 19th minute, only for Mbappe to deny him the goalscoring opportunity.

According to Sportbible, the star forward arrowed a left-footed volley that was heading towards the bottom right corner after he was found unmarked, only for the effort to hit Mbappe, who was clearly at the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Football fans quickly took note of Mbappe's role in denying Messi a chance to score and quickly took to social media to hit out at the Frenchman.

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One noted:

“Nice block by Kylian Mbappe on the Lionel Messi shot for PSG.”

Another posted:

“He never passes or assist Messi and now blocking, Mbappe is doing everything.”

While a third observed:

“He is determined to not get messi on the score sheet lmao.”

Another claimed:

“Mbappe’s ego got in the way of Messi goal bound shot.”

PSG, meanwhile, went on to secure a 1-0 slim win over Brest courtesy of Neymar's first-half goal.

Thierry Henry reveals his pick between Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland

Earlier, Sports Brief reported legendary football star Thierry Henry has suggested that Kylian Mbappe is better than Erling Haaland.

According to Henry, he would prefer having Mbappe in his team over Haaland since the Frenchman can 'create and finish.'

The two footie stars have had an impressive start to the season, scoring an eyewatering 21 goals between them this season.

Source: Sports Brief News