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Maccabi Haifa vs PSG: Messi, Neymar, Mbappe fires to inspire comeback win for visitors



Maccabi Haifa 1-3 PSG: MNM trio fire to inspire comeback win for visitors

This is PSG’s first away win in the last five outings. It took a second half for PSG to establish complete dominance over its Israeli opponent. A commendable effort by Maccabi Haifa which scored its first Champions League goal in 12 hours. A cherry on top for PSG fans will be the frontline of Messi, Neymar and Mbappe getting goals.

comeback victory sees PSG climb to the top of Group H, ahead of Benfica, who beat Juventus 2-1 in the corresponding fixture. Maccabi Haifa remain pointless at the bottom of the group, but so do Juventus, and if they perform as well as they did in this game, the Israeli side could well pull off the unthinkable and beat the Bianconeri to third place..

Messi’s goal drew PSG level, and the Argentine wizard was instrumental in their eventual victory. He set up Mbappe for the Parisiens’ second, and managed seven shots, with three on target, as well as two key passes and a cross. He won three free-kicks, won seven of his 10 duels, and executed 34 passes in the final third.
The match ends with PSG victorious, but Christophe Galtier’s side had to work very, very hard for their three points. Having avoided going 2-0 down in the first half, PSG recovered to be much more ruthless in the second, testing Cohen frequently and turning the game around thanks to well-taken breakaway goals from Mbappe and Neymar. The hosts still had chances, but PSG’s quality shone through to seal the three points and send them to the top of group H.

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