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Messi, Neymar score as PSG beat 4-0 to win French Super Cup Champ

Lionel Messi opened the scoring and Neymar scored twice as French champions, Paris Saint-Germain beat French Cup winners, Nantes 4-0 to win the Champions Trophy on Sunday.

Messi runs off in celebrations after opening the scoring for PSG

Messi, the record seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, netted midway through the first half. Taking a deflected pass from Neymar, he went past goalkeeper Alban Lafont before scoring with a fine finish.

Neymar scored twice for PSG

Neymar expertly guided a free kick into the top left corner in first-half injury time to put coach Christophe Galtier’s side 2-0 up at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv, which hosted the game for the second straight year.

Sergio Ramos is still scoring goals

Veteran defender Sergio Ramos made it 3-0 in the 57th minute from close range and Neymar converted a penalty in the 82nd after being fouled by Jean-Charles Castelletto, who was sent off.

Galtier, who guided Lille to the league title against the odds in 2021, now has his first trophy at PSG. He replaced Maurico Pochettino after he was fired.

Antoine Kombouare, who once coached PSG, helped Nantes win its first trophy in 21 years when it won the cup.

Credit: AP

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