Hat-trick Messi brought “Barcelona” victory over PSV in the group stage match of the Champions League
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Hat-trick Messi brought “Barcelona” victory over PSV in the group stage match of the Champions League

Spanish football club “Barcelona” with a score of 4: 0 defeated the Dutch PSV in the match of the first round of the group stage of the Champions League. The meeting took place in Barcelona at the stadium “Camp Nou”.

Goals in the composition of the Catalans scored Lionel Messi (32, 77, 87th minute of the meeting) and Usman Dembele (75). At the 79 th minute for the second yellow card from the field was removed the French defender of “Barcelona” Samuel Umtiti.

Messi became the second player in history, scoring in 14 seasons of the Champions League in a row. The first was the Spaniard Raul.

In another match of the group, the Italian “Inter” at home defeated the English “Tottenham” – 2: 1, losing in the account until the 86th minute. After the first round, “Barcelona” tops the standings of Group B, the second place is occupied by “Inter”, the third – “Tottenham”, PSV closes the table.

In the next match, “Barcelona” on the road will play with “Tottenham”. PSV will take the “Inter”. Both meetings will be held on 3 October.

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