Lionel Messi scored a sublime goal from outside the penalty box to secure a 2-1 win for PSG against Toulouse. WATCH: Lionel Messi’s outrageous goal from outside the box seals PSG’s. WinLionel Messi scores a glorious goal from outside the penalty box. Securing a 2-1 win for PSG against Toulouse.
WATCH: Lionel Messi’s outrageous goal from outside the box wins for PSG
Lionel Messi scores the winning goal for PSG against Toulouse © Twitter
Arguably the greatest footballer of all time. Lionel Messi once again proved to be the difference-maker. As Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Messi scored a stunning second-half winner for the Parisians. From outside the penalty box, proving. That he is not just a dribbler who “passes the ball” into the back of the net, but also a scorer from long range. The French giants secured a 2-1 win despite the absence of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar. Courtesy of a Messi strike. Dutch midfielder Branko van den Boomen. Put mid-table Toulouse ahead at the Parc des Princes with a free-kick on 20 minutes. , only for Achraf Hakimi to equalize on the stroke of half-time.
Messi then put PSG in front just before the hour mark with a superb first-time strike. low left-footed into the corner of the net from outside the area.
It was Messi’s 10th Ligue 1 goal of the season and his 15th for his club. This campaign as the World Cup winners stepped up in the absence. Of PSG’s two other superstar attackers. “Leo holds the team together,” Galtier told broadcaster Amazon Prime. .
“We’re not just missing two players. There’s Kylian and ‘No’, there’s also Marco Verratti and Sergio Ramos.
Messi hit the post from a corner and Toulouse had another goal disallowed for offside. Before the home side equalized seven minutes from half-time. As Hakimi collected a Solar pass, cut in from the right flank and curled a left-footed shot. 20 meters away from the corner.
Hakimi then became the provider for Messi to make it 2-1 in the 58th minute. Toulouse coach Philippe Montanier felt it should have been disallowed as Marquinhos blocked. The goalkeeper’s view while in an offside position although the goal stood.