WATCH: Kylian Mbappe assists Lionel Messi with magical back-heel flick as PSG pour in goals vs Lens
- Messi finished off Mbappe's flick
- Gave PSG 3-0 lead
- Argentine's 15th league goal
WHAT HAPPENED? With PSG leading 2-0, Messi and Mbappe linked up to put the game beyond doubt. Mbappe slid the Argentine in behind with a sumptuous back-heel, which Messi dutifully finished for a three-goal advantage.
¡GOLEA EL PSG! 😱— beIN SPORTS Español (@ESbeINSPORTS) April 15, 2023
Mbappé le devuelve la cortesía a Messi para que haga el tercero 💪
🍿 No te pierdas el PSG vs. RC Lens en vivo por beIN SPORTS Ñ.#Ligue1 🇫🇷 #PSGRCL pic.twitter.com/6rfYFLDiwl
Look at this assist from Mbappe 🤩— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) April 15, 2023
He puts it on a plate for Messi to finish off! 👏
PSG race into a 3-0 lead over Lens. pic.twitter.com/wRsiWKYHqn
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THE BIGGER PICTURE: The star duo have now directly linked up for 23 goals in all competitions this season. This one, which seemingly put the contest between PSG's nearest title rivals beyond doubt, might have been one of the biggest of them all.
WHAT NEXT? The duo will continue to start for PSG as they hunt down a Ligue 1 title.