The Barcelona player has scored nine goals and got two assists so far in 2021.
Just a couple of months back, nobody gave Barca a chance against PSG in the Champions League last 16 tie. The Catalan side were all over the place, were playing poorly and couldn’t get results. But now, everything is up in the air.
Barca’s victory over Alaves was proof of Barca’s good form going into the Champions League tie. They are on fire as a team and several of their players are playing very well while Messi is, as always, better than the rest.
Leo Messi is in good form in 2021. In the last game against the Basque outfit, Leo scored two goals (or two great goals, to be precise) and given an assist. He also netted another which was chalked off by VAR. After that game, the number ’10’ has now scored nine goals and got two assists so far in 2021 as well as four shots off the post.
Stats which prove how he is playing on the pitch. Messi is fresh, shining and, above all, happy. That is something which is very important thinking about PSG… in the short and long term.
Apart from the match this Tuesday, the Parisian outfit have been talked about a lot in the last month in Barcelona. That is because of their constant talk about the Argentine star, whose future remains uncertain.
Now, given his form, it is likely that that praise and even front pages such as that of ‘France Football’ (showing Messi in a PSG shirt) instils fear in PSG for a few days. The Argentinian superstar is back to his usual best and is a major threat to PSG’s Champions League hopes.