Leo Messiwith a double and somewhat spectacular with his back to goal, and Neymarwith one goal and three assists, were the absolute stars of the Paris Saint Germain in the 5-0 win at Clermont, on the first day of the French League
Messi sealed the win with a goal to remembercontrolling with his chest a long pass from his Argentine compatriot Leandro Paredes and finishing off with his back to goal, as a Chilean, to put the final 5-0 score in the 86th minute.
Shortly before, in the 80’s, the Argentine had scored his first goal of the match and of this Ligue 1 by pushing at will a pass of death offered almost as a gift by Neymar.
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It was the third assist in the match for the Brazilian, who signed the first goal for his club in this league just in minute 9, finishing off after Messi touched lightly on a cross from Pablo Sarabia.
Neymar then gave the decisive pass for his Moroccan teammate Achraf Hakimi (26) beat the local goalkeeper, with a powerful shot in the area directly to the top corner, and then by hanging a ball that Sergio Ramos narrowly missed but that the also Brazilian Marquinhos (38) headed straight into goalkeeper Mory Diaw’s net.
With 3-0 at the break, the second half was very calm for PSG, who signed the win with that double by Messi in the final minuteswho put a smile on the Argentine’s face, at the start of his second season with the French team.