Like final yr, Paris Saint-Germain followers are pointing to gamers like Lionel Messi for the crew’s disappointment within the UEFA Champions League spherical of 16. The Argentine striker was booed when his identify was introduced earlier than PSG’s Ligue 1 match towards Lyon.
Accompanying Messi in Argentina’s 2022 FIFA World Cup profitable streak, Olympique Lyonnais fullback Nicolas Tagliafico considers it unfair to single out the skilled ahead resulting from PSG’s sluggish performances recently.
speak to ESPN Argentina Tagliafico got here to the protection of the Argentine star after Lyon beat PSG 1-0.
“Soccer is a crew sport, not only one particular person,” Tagliafico mentioned.
Tagliafico additionally famous that it’s “regular” for membership followers to need “outcomes” from the crew they help.
Messi didn’t depend a single purpose contribution towards Lyon, however created 5 scoring possibilities in the course of the competitors. The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner at present averages 2.9 key passes per recreation in Ligue 1 recreation.
PSG will now flip their consideration to the Ligue 1 away recreation towards OGC Good on matchday 30.
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