WATCH: Lionel Messi wins seven-goal thriller for PSG with spectacular free-kick in 95th minute
- Messi wins it for PSG
- Scores a last-minute stunning free-kick
- Mbappe netted a brace
WHAT HAPPENED? The Argentine converted a stunning free-kick from outside of the box as PSG came from behind - having led themselves 2-0 at one stage - in a seven-goal thriller against Lille at Parc des Princes.
A Lionel Messi free-kick makes it 4-3 to PSG, five minutes into stoppage time! 💥— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 19, 2023
His 699th club goal turns it around against Lille to secure all three points! 🐐 pic.twitter.com/9YlSXruIqq
🐐🤯 LIONEL MESSI's EPIC GOLAZO FOR THE WIN! 🔥#Ligue1 🇫🇷 #PSGLOSC pic.twitter.com/pVhfYAcCke— beIN SPORTS USA (@beINSPORTSUSA) February 19, 2023
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Kylian Mbappe and Neymar handed PSG a two-goal lead within 17 minutes of the game getting underway, but the visitors then came back strongly scoring once in the first half and then taking the lead with two more goals in the 58th and 69th minute.
Mbappe then completed his brace to equalise for the reigning champions before Messi netted the winner in the dying seconds.
WHAT NEXT FOR PSG? Christophe Galtier's men will next take on Marseille and Nantes in the Ligue 1 before facing Bayern Munich in the second-leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash.