After having flu-like symptoms over the past couple of days, Lionel Messi will miss Paris Saint-French Germain’s league encounter at Monaco, according to his club. Lionel Messi has struggled in his first season in the French league since joining Paris Saint-Germain last summer. Messi had only scored seven goals in 26 matches across all competitions prior to Sunday’s trip to Monaco.
Lionel Messi is out for PSG due to flu like symptoms. He will miss their match against Monaco. pic.twitter.com/pDIH35q5qN
— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) March 19, 2022
It’s a dramatic contrast to his previous season’s numbers when he scored 38 goals for Barcelona. PSG will be without Keylor Navas, Sergio Ramos, Angel di Maria, Juan Bernat, Layvin Kurzawa, and Ander Herrera at the Stade Louis II, in addition to the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner.
PSG leads the league by 15 points and is chasing a record-equaling tenth French crown. Marseille and Nice meet at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday, trailing PSG by 15 points and chasing a runner-up finish. Nice will be without Dante, who is out due to suspension.
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