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Injured Messi to miss PSG’s ‘title round-up’ against Lens

Lionel Messi will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s (PSG) game against Angers today, Wednesday, over an injury he sustained in his tendon The Trumpet gathered.

According to a statement by the club, the Argentine is receiving treatment on his left Achilles tendon.

Messi
Leo Messi

The crucial match determines if PSG will win the Ligue 1 title today which also depends on the outcome of the match between Marseille and Nantes.

If PSG wins against Angers to accrue a maximum of three points and Marseille draws, by points difference relative to the number of games left, PSG would have won the French league.

Meanwhile, PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino determined to end the league title campaign, stressed that it is better to win the title soon.

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In Tuesday’s pre-match conference according to the report by Marca, Pochettino said, “For the moment, the title is not secured yet, we are focused on the trip to Angers and on winning.

“The sooner the better. Personally, it would be an immense joy to win this 10th French Championship title for Paris Saint-Germain. Motivation is always there because it is necessary to win.

“We have to respect football and our opponents until the last day because that is the best way to perform well. We hope to win the title as soon as possible,” he added.

If PSG wins and Marseille wins likewise, the Parisians will have to wait for their next fixture on Sunday against Lens at the Parc de Princes to possibly lift the Ligue 1 trophy.

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