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PSG fans boo Lionel Messi, Neymar at home match following early Champions League exit

Messi scored twice in a 4-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in the final, but it was Atletico Madrid and his former team-mate who triumphed over Real Madrid and Barca in La Liga. Having left in unceremonious circumstances, the 34-year-old has failed to hit the heights that preceded him at the Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi at PSG: Goals, assists, results & fixtures in 2021

PSG ran out easy 6-1 winners in that encounter, and though Messi did not score, he produced a hat-trick of assists for the second time in Ligue 1 this season. He had previously done so just twice with versus Getafe in 2012 and against Real Betis in 2020. Messi couldn't keep up that good run of form in the Champions League, when he missed a penalty and was relatively quiet despite his side beating Real Madrid 1-0.

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Lionel Messi will wear GOAT on his strip next season after PSG announce fitting new sponsorship deal

He continued a bright spell of form away to Clermont in the following match. Messi ended the Champions League group stages in style But Messi's final four Ligue 1 matches of 2021 were rather disappointing with no goals and just one assist as PSG managed only one league win in December. With Messi under contract in Paris until the summer of 2023, with the option of a further year, he's set to exhibit the word for years to come.

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Lionel Messi agrees to two

Individually, Messi topped the scoring charts in Spain with 30 goals and struck 38 times from 47 appearances in total across all competitions.

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Lionel Messi will wear GOAT on his strip next season after PSG announce fitting new sponsorship deal

So here are nine stats that show Messi is back to his best in 2022. This page will be regularly updated to showcase Messi's individual club statistics for PSG throughout the season after his big transfer.

9 stats that prove Lionel Messi is back to his spectacular best in 2022

The Argentina forward scored in both legs, including a stunning goal in Paris, but also missed a penalty in that second leg. In announcing the deal, PSG Chief Partnerships Officer, Marc Armstrong said via : "We are delighted to welcome GOAT into the Paris Saint-Germain family with this partnership that will see them join the exclusive roster of club partners present on our iconic jerseys. It was the third match in succession against that opponent that PSG had failed to score against.

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9 stats that prove Lionel Messi is back to his spectacular best in 2022

The 34-year-old was then handed his first PSG start in the Champions League trip to Brugge on September 15, his side suffering frustration in a disappointing 1-1 draw where he did not score.

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PSG fans boo Lionel Messi, Neymar at home match following early Champions League exit

He missed the matches against Vannes in the Coupe de France and versus Lyon and Brest in Ligue 1. Messi celebrates his first Ligue 1 goal The return game against Man City in the Champions League group did not go as well as the one in Paris for Messi as PSG fell to a 2-1 defeat. Five of Messi's six PSG goals in 2021 came in the Champions League, with just one in Ligue 1, though all four of his assists arrived in domestic competition.

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