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Revealed: The Lionel Messi streak that ended vs Juventus

A long-time Lionel Messi streak came to an end on Tuesday evening as PSG took on Juventus in a Champions League clash.

The French Champions found themselves in a group alongside Juventus, Benfica and Maccabi Haifa this season, with the Italian outfit of course PSG’s biggest threat in the fight for top spot.

As a result, the French powerhouse will be pleased they got their campaign off to a positive start by beating Juventus.

Kylian Mbappe opened the scoring after just five minutes on Tuesday before adding a second goal in the 22nd minute.

After that brace, it looked as though Juventus were in for a long night. However, PSG failed to find another goal and Weston McKennie pulled one back for the visitors in the 53rd minute. It was little more than a consolation goal, though.

Following the game, it has been revealed that a Lionel Messi streak came to an end on Tuesday.

As per Opta, Lionel Messi was substituted in a Champions League match for the 1st time since 21 October 2014 with Barcelona against Ajax, the end of a run of 63 starts in the competition while playing all 90 minutes each time.

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Josh Barker

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