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Lionel Messi has set a challenge for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe following his masterclass against Manchester City.
Messi scored his first PSG goal in his side's 2-0 win over Man City in the Champions League on Tuesday.
He curled home a stunning strike with Mbappe playing a big role in the goal, providing a delicate assist.
MESSI AND MBAPPE COMBINE FOR A BEAUTIFUL GOAL!
It was a matter of time before they clicked, and it was worth the wait :fire:#UCL pic.twitter.com/5scpcQw1ty
- Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) September 28, 2021
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner has now challenged his PSG teammates to raise their level of play ahead of the rest of the season.
Speaking after PSG's big win, he said: "It was a great opponent. It was very important for us to win after the draw against Bruges.
"I'm really happy to have scored. I haven't played a lot recently. Just one match at the Parc des Princes, this is my second time here.
"I'm slowly adapting to my new team, my new teammates. The important thing is to have won and to keep progressing."
It just really shouldn't be legal :fire: pic.twitter.com/UM0J47wmlw
- SPORTbible (@sportbible) September 28, 2021
On Mbappe and Neymar, he added: "The more we [him, Neymar and Mbappe] play together, the better it will be.
"We all have to progress together and raise our level of play. We played well, we have to give it our all and keep doing so.
"We won an important game against a very big rival, with great players, who were in the Champions League final last season.
"It's an important win for us. We have to keep progressing and work on a lot of aspects."
Messi delivered a stunning display against Man City following a period of settling into the team.
His new club have laid down the marker in a bid to become European champions.
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