Mauricio Pochettino has left Lionel Messi out of his 21-man squad for PSG’s Champions League match against RB Leipzig on Wednesday. According to the club’s website, the Argentine’s Ligue 1 difficulties continue as he is ruled out of the Champions League match due to soreness in his left hamstring and knee.
During the Parisian side’s comeback triumph over Lille in Ligue 1 on Friday, the attacker was taken off at halftime. After fans expressed their displeasure with the substitution, manager Pochettino stated it was merely a ‘precaution.’ After fans expressed their displeasure with the substitution, manager Pochettino stated it was merely a ‘precaution.’
However, Messi has been ruled out of their group-stage match against Leipzig due to hamstring and knee issues.
With Messi on the pitch, PSG fell down against the reigning league winners in the first half and Messi struggled to make an effect.
Source : daily mail