Fans Lament Over Messi’s Latest Dip in Form for PSG, Console Themselves With World Cup Win
- Paris Saint-Germain supporters are worried about the latest dip in form for Lionel Messi at club level after the World Cup
- Messi led Argentina to the World Cup title in December, scoring seven goals to become the best player of the tournament
- The 35-year-old has only managed to score once in a competitive game for PSG since returning to the club after the World Cup
Lionel Messi fans are taking solace in the fact the Argentine skipper won the World Cup last year following the forward’s latest dip in form for Paris Saint-Germain.
Messi once again failed to hit peak form as PSG were held to a 1-1 draw at the Parc des Princes by 11th-placed Reims to derail their Ligue 1 title defence.
Fans have now taken to the social media app Twitter to gush over Mess’s poor form of late while consoling themselves with the World Cup win.
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Another fan @AmanHarris15 believes with PSG’s latest form, they stand no chance in their Champions League round of 16 tie against Bayern Munich.
“There’s no way they’re defeating Bayern with this midfield and defense”
Riolo slams Messi, Neymar, Mbappe
Meanwhile, Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Kylian Mbappe, three forwards for Paris Saint-Germain, have come under fire from French football journalist Daniel Riolo, Daily Post reports.
All three stars played below par as PSG were held to a 1-1 draw by Reims at the Parc des Princes, derailing the club’s push to retain their Ligue 1 title.
Riolo mentioned PSG's attackers as a weakness for Christophe Galtier's team, admonishing that Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe cannot be used in the same lineup.
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Galtier aims dig at PSG attackers
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Paris Saint-Germain manager, Christophe Galtier is not pleased with his attacking trio and has taken a jab at them following the club’s latest setback in their title chase.
PSG were held to a 1-1 draw at the Parc des Princes by 11th-placed Reims, with Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, and Lionel Messi all putting a below-par display for the French champions.
Galtier has now taken a swipe at his attacking trio, who have all underperformed since the resumption of football after the World Cup.