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Messi absent from PSG training as he recovers from Covid ahead of Lyon game

Paris Saint-Germain educated on Saturday with out Lionel Messi because the document seven-time Ballon d’Or winner continues to get well from COVID-19 and can probably miss PSG’s Sunday journey to Lyon.

Messi’s absence and Neymar’s harm implies that PSG must depend on Kylian Mbappe as soon as once more, with the French man in good type.

That was illustrated once more when he grabbed a hat trick within the French Cup final Monday.

It was towards modest beginner aspect Vannes, however the high quality of his ending stood out regardless and took his general tally this season to 18 objectives in 25 video games.

The journey to Lyon on Sunday within the league might show harder for Mbappe, given how laborious it was to beat Lyon in September.

PSG wanted a header from Mauro Icardi within the ultimate seconds of stoppage time in that assembly.

Lyon dominated for spells and sometimes provides PSG a tough sport at residence.

Lyon sits in a lowly thirteenth place, however PSG’s type has been patchy as in 19 matches, PSG has scored 12 occasions after the eightieth minute to underline how particular person expertise – allied to a powerful bench that features Icardi and Copa America winner Angel Di Maria – made the distinction greater than spectacular teamwork.

For though Mauricio Pochettino’s aspect reached the mid-season break with a 13-point lead it was far harder than it appears to be like.

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