A season has needed Leo Messi to acclimatize to Paris, where he has already once again been the determining player who left Barcelona after a somewhat irregular 2021/2022 academic year. He has barely needed eleven official games with the ‘les bleus’ shirt, to sign six goals and eight assists, some good records if he didn’t have two giants like Neymar and Mbappé by his sidewhich far exceed the figures of the Argentine.

Messi’s data in the colossus of French football was somewhat discouraging for the Parisian fans last year, as the winner of six ballon d’or He went from 40 goals and 10 assists in 50 games with Barça in the 2020/2021 season, at a record of 11 goals and 14 assists in 26 games with his new shirt.


Neymar, before scoring


Messi’s impressive assist on Neymar’s goal that gave PSG victory against Brest in the French League

Beyond the records, his performance on the field seemed not to be the same as before. The Argentine was seen slowerless accurate in dribbling and even something disoriented in an all-star team who only managed to get a title, the Ligue 1despite being a candidate for everything.

But after a year of acclimatization in the Princes ParkPSG already has a Messi who is beginning to look like the usual one, or so say the numbers he has registered in the 974 official minutes in which he has been on the green this course. A goal every 162 minutes and one attendance every 121 They are data that, without being those that he offered in his best version, point to a season at least ‘normal’ for Messi.

Lionel’s contribution to the European giant is unquestionable, since it has also left quality details that also certify that you have regained trust and that it is already molded to the dynamics of the group. However, the comparisons with the other two great stars of the offensive plot they clearly place him in the third position of his trident.

And it is that now Neymar is the diamond that shines the most in the trident, since the Brazilian has signed in his 889 official minutes disputed, 11 goals (one every 81 minutes) and 9 assists (one every 99 minutes on the field). The one from São Paulo is liking it, and has far advanced the supposed number one of the squad, Kylian Mbappewho registers 10 goals and no assists in 767 minutes.

The year of the Champions League for PSG?

Regardless of the positions within this ‘fictitious ranking’ of the trident, the illusion of the Parisian fans is total with a forward that promises many joys. Between the three they add up 27 goals out of 35 total of PSG this season, which is a 77% of goals achieved by the giant of the French first division.

These records also translate into dominance, such as the one they are demonstrating for another year in the domestic competition table, in which they occupy the first position. with 22 points (with 7 wins and a draw in 8 games played), above his pursuer, the Olympic Marseille (second with 20 points in the locker).

This PSG of Christophe Galtier He has already won a title this season, the French Super Cup against Nantes, and he feels ready to achieve the victory for which this squad has been designed, lifting the Champions League.