The leader and current champion
as the starter, is looking for a home victory against Reims this Sunday that will allow him to stretch his advantage at the head of Ligue 1, taking advantage of the equality of his escort Lens against Troyes by 1 to 1, at the beginning of the twentieth date
The match in the Parque de los Príncipes will be played from 4:45 p.m. (Argentine time), with television on the Star+ platform.
Messi returns to the squad after having rested last weekend, after the trip to Saudi Arabia, since he did not have minutes in the win that his team achieved for the French Cup against Pays de Casell and where Kylian Mbappé
scored five goals
This Sunday, the 35-year-old striker will wear a particular shirt, as it will have
his last name written in Chinese
on the number, above his number '30'.
The Rosario star took advantage of a cold getaway with his wife
and their children
to the French Alps, where they shared images of paradisiacal landscapes.
PSG needs to bounce back from the previous loss to Rennes, which prompted a stark warning from coach
to all the stars on the squad: "The World Cup is over."
In fact, if Lens won this Saturday they could momentarily catch up at the top of the standings with 47 points, but the draw against Troyes could leave the Parisians five units behind if they win.
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