Messi angered after being subbed off against Lyon
A night filled with high spirits and hopes for Lionel Messi as he play his first home match for Paris Saint Germain was cut short when coach Mauricio Pochettino subbed him off in the 75th minute and the scored board at 1 – 1.
Pochettino introduced Achram Hakimi to replace Messi, a decision that visibly didn’t sit well with the Argentine. As he walked towards the stand, he exchanged words with Pochettino on a puzzled face showing his disappointment.
Messi had the best performance among his teammates during the first period of the match. He had a little slack in second half which might be the reason for his change. PSG struggled for a come back after they saw themselves 1 – 0 down behind Lyon. Goals from Neymar and Mauro Icardi helped them secure a win.