Lionel Messi has faced some real criticism after he had some mediocre performances against PSG in football’s European arena. Lionel Messi currently has four goals for the Paris club, three in the Champions League and one in Ligue 1.
Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart says that Lionel Messi has become a lazy player and is not seen chasing the ball like his strikers. This was said shortly after Manchester City completely dominated to win 2-1 against PSG at Ethiad Stadium.
“He sometimes goes for a walk and I think, ‘Aren’t you embarrassed?'” Rafael van der Vaart about Lionel Messi after the match against Manchester City in the Champions League.
“It started under Ronald Koeman. It’s really an act of denial and that’s not true for a player like Messi.”
“If he doesn’t score or provide an assist, then he’s had a bad game. Neymar is different, he sees more than that. So is Mbappe. ”
Thierry Henry delivers scathing criticism of PSG’s Argentinian coach Mauricio Pochettino
Another legendary player was also strongly criticized after PSG’s defeat to the English giants, but this is not for Lionel Messi but for owner Mauricio Pochettino.
Thierry Henry says that Pochettino was unable to use his star-studded squad properly, the defense was vulnerable most of the time and therefore his tactics did not seem to work, especially at this stage. European football segment.
Henry said: “If you want to win the Champions League, you cannot defend with seven players. “No way, I don’t care who you are. The full-backs are exposed, so it’s almost a three-on-one, three-on-two match on the pitch.”
“The team that won the title – and even the Champions League – had their trio of forwards facing the ball.”
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