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Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi inspire PSG on the Champions League route

Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi put on a show when Paris Saint-Germain beat Club Bruges 4-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Author: Gardener)

Kylian MbappéKylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi put on a show when Paris Saint-Germain beat Club Bruges 4-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday. With the French club already knocked out, this has largely been an opportunity for PSG to flex its muscles and its stars have certainly helped. Before fans could even sit down to watch the final game of the group stage, Mbappé had given the hosts the lead after just 70 seconds of play and shot home after a shot by goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. Mbappé is now the youngest player in Champions League history to score 30 goals. Stunned by the gruesome 10th-minute opening, the Belgian visitors began to get back into the game but always looked vulnerable to PSG's frightening counterattack and it wasn't long before Messi intervened. This time, Mbappé became the architect who slammed the ball through the legs of a defender before switching play to the oncoming Messi. The two combined to almost score PSG's fourth goal of the first half, but Mbappé failed to keep his shot under the bar after being released by Messi's through ball. PSG appeared to take their foot off the gas in the second half, which gave Club Bruges a chance to get back into the game. Mats Rits made his shot after 68 minutes but the goal served as inspiration for PSG to increase it again. Although Mbappe scored a hat trick, it was Messi himself who restored PSG's three-goal lead and scored his second goal. The Champions League continues to be PSG's biggest goal and although not every game had the best results this season and Neymar was injured, this game was a reminder of the attacking skills of this high-profile team. It will certainly face tougher challenges in the later rounds, but few teams will be confident of Messi and Mbappé in this form. While many groups had already been decided in the final round of the group matches, there was everything to be won in group B. It was the Spanish team that secured the final qualifying spot after beating Porto 3-1 in a three-player game. Diego Simeone's side, who beat Liverpool 2-1 against AC Milan, took the lead after Antoine Griezmann in the 56th Sergio Oliveira had time to score a penalty for the hosts but it becomes no consolation be the Portuguese who lost both Wendell and goalkeeper Agustín Marchesín, who was off-pitch, to red cards in the second half. Atlético, who had risen to the bottom of the group in the second half, fell to 10 in the second half after Yannick Carrasco was sent off. Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his second goal against Club Bruges.

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PSG vs. Club Bruges

Kate Abdo is accompanied by Micah Richards, Jamie Carragher and Maurice Adu for the reaction and analysis of the game PSG vs. Club Brugge from MD 6. (Author: Gardener)

Club BrugesTop executives from six cryptocurrency companies on Wednesday will call on Congress to be light - or risk sending activity underground or outside of the United States - in imposing new rules on digital assets. S. House Financial Services Committee from 10:00 EST, executives who run some of the largest crypto companies in the world, said in prepared statements that they will generally support clearer rules. "Without tailor-made legislative solutions that are openly discussed with public participation, the United States risks unnecessarily burdensome and dissuasive laws and regulations," warned Alesia Haas, CEO of Coinbase Inc, in a statement released on Tuesday.

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Soccer Mbappe and Messi in goal when PSG beat Bruges 4-1

Soccer Mbappe and Messi in goal when PSG beat Bruges 4-1 (Author: Gardener)

MbappePARIS (Reuters) - Already qualified Paris St. Germain ended the Champions League group stage in style as Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi clinched doubles in a 4-1 home win over Club Brugge on Tuesday. France striker Mbappe put the Ligue 1 side 2-0 up in the first seven minutes, and Messi added a third place before the break and fourth after the break. PSG were guaranteed second place in Group A before kick-off, while Manchester City, who lost 2-1 at RB Leipzig on Tuesday, had already secured the top spot and were 12 points ahead of Mauricio Pochettino's Paris team. Bruges dropped out of the European competition after finishing last with four points, three behind Leipzig. Mbappe is the youngest player to score 30 goals in the Champions League less than two weeks before his 23rd birthday. Messi added the third with a signature curl attempt from outside the box seven minutes before half-time and although Mats Rits pulled one back in 68th, PSG were always in control.

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UEFA Champions League Live Stream, TV Channel, Online Watch, News, Odds, Time

Dead gum for Pochettino's men to close group A. (Author: Gardener)

Online WatchParis Saint-Germain welcome Club Brugge in Group A of the UEFA Champions League from Paramount + on Tuesday. The Belgians can still secure the UEFA Europa League but RB Leipzig lead this and the Germans receive City in their first game without Jesse Marsch at the top. Last but not least, PSG can work on their mottled structure and chemistry in a friendly game that is reasonably competitive for them against motivated visitors. PSG: Sergio Ramos is out again. Bruges: Ruben Providence is out with an ankle injury. PSG: A 1-1 draw at RC Lens re-exposed the problems facing Les Parisiens under Mauricio Pochettino and the team seem no closer to resolving problems that were months ago at the time. Bruges: Third in Belgian Toplight with three wins out of the last five, Philippe Clement's team needs a win to have a chance to stand out from the bottom of the table in Champions League group A disappeared after three heavy defeats totaling 14 Conceded goals scored for just two. If RBL City should somehow beat, even a success at Parc des Princes might not be enough. The hosts do just enough to scratch the victory without exaggeration. Whatever the outcome, the French giants still have a lot to do before the knockout phase. Pick: PSG 1-0 Bruges.

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Soccer Mbappe and Messi in goal when PSG beat Bruges 4-1

Soccer Mbappe and Messi in goal when PSG beat Bruges 4-1 (Author: Gardener)

MbappePARIS (Reuters) - Already qualified Paris St. Germain ended the Champions League group stage in style as Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi clinched doubles in a 4-1 home win over Club Brugge on Tuesday. France striker Mbappe put the Ligue 1 side 2-0 up in the first seven minutes, and Messi added a third place before the break and fourth after the break. PSG were guaranteed second place in Group A before kick-off, while Manchester City, who lost 2-1 at RB Leipzig on Tuesday, had already secured the top spot and were 12 points ahead of Mauricio Pochettino's Paris team. Bruges dropped out of the European competition after finishing last with four points, three behind Leipzig. Mbappe is the youngest player to score 30 goals in the Champions League less than two weeks before his 23rd birthday. Messi added the third with a signature curl attempt from outside the box seven minutes before half-time and although Mats Rits pulled one back in 68th, PSG were always in control.

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Mbappe and Messi bring PSG to a 4-1 win over Bruges in CL

PARIS (AP) - Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi both scored two goals when Paris Saint-Germain penalized Bruges 4-1 in their last Champions League group game on Tuesday. PSG had already qualified for the knockout phase of Europe's elite club tournament, but did not sit back in the Parc des Princes. (Author: Gardener)

MessiPARIS (AP) - Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi both scored two goals when Paris Saint-Germain penalized Bruges 4-1 in their last Champions League group game on Tuesday. After two lackluster draws in the French league, Mauricio Pochettino's star-studded side showed a better face to put an end to Bruges hopes for a place in the second-rate Europa League. The Belgian champions lost the tournament for the fourth time in a row and finished last in Group A behind Leipzig. Manchester City won the group ahead of PSG. PSG got off to a brilliant start when Mbappe scored two goals in the first seven minutes, thinking the team would fade after the break. "We took this game seriously and delivered a complete performance," said Mbappe. The bottom line is that we have to manage our weak times better. The hosts took their first chance in the second minute after Nuno Mendes combined with Mbappe on the left. Simon Mignolet parried Mendes's cross and the ball returned to Mbappe, who shot past the Bruges goalkeeper to the far post. Overwhelmed by the strong PSG press, Bruges conceded again after Angel Di Maria Mbappe had picked out in the penalty area with a precise pass over the defense. It wasn't perfect for the French team, however, as Bruges had two big chances in the first half through Cisse Sandra and Mats Rits, but didn't convert. Mbappe hit a Bruges player with nutmeg as he charged over the left side and then passed the ball to the Argentine star, who advanced near the edge of the box and rolled his left shot into the post. Bruges made a determined return from the locker room while the intensity of PSG dropped sharply and the players looked apathetic. After Marco Verratti and Idrissa Gueye communicated poorly to pass the ball in midfield, Noa Lang put Rits in the penalty area and the midfielder hit Gianluigi Donnarumma with a low shot. PSG received a penalty in the 76th round after Messi was brought down in the penalty area. The former Barcelona player turned cool with a shot to the left from Mignolet.

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Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi inspire PSG on the Champions League route

Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi put on a show when Paris Saint-Germain beat Club Bruges 4-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Author: Gardener)

Lionel MessiLionel Messi and Mbappe celebrate with teammates. Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi put on a show when Paris Saint-Germain beat Club Bruges 4-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday. With the French club already knocked out, this has largely been an opportunity for PSG to flex its muscles and its stars have certainly helped. Before fans could even sit down to watch the final game of the group stage, Mbappe had put the hosts in the lead after just 70 seconds of play and shot home after a shot by goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. Mbappe is now the youngest player in Champions League history to score 30 goals. Stunned by the gruesome 10th-minute opening, the Belgian visitors began to get back into the game but always looked vulnerable to PSG's frightening counterattack and it wasn't long before Messi intervened. The two combined to almost score PSG's fourth goal of the first half, but Mbappe failed to keep his shot under the crossbar after being released by Messi's through ball. PSG appeared to take their foot off the gas in the second half, which gave Club Bruges a chance to get back into the game. Mats Rits made his shot after 68 minutes but the goal served as inspiration for PSG to increase it again. Mbappe and Messi began working the aisles and the latter was awarded a penalty after being bundled up in the penalty area. Although Mbappe scored a hat trick, it was Messi himself who restored PSG's three-goal lead and scored his second goal. The Champions League continues to be PSG's biggest goal and although not every game had the best results this season and Neymar was injured, this game was a reminder of the attacking skills of this high-profile team. Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring his second goal against Club Bruges.

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Mbappe explains Messi's hat-trick penalty in Champions League victory

Kylian Mbappe had a hat trick for PSG in the Champions League against Bruges but passed the ball to Leo Messi for a penalty kick. (Author: Gardener)

MessiKylian Mbappé said Paris Saint-Germain would "need Lionel Messi" when the Frenchman revealed why he had given up a hat-trick from the penalty spot in their 4-1 win over Club Brugge. Mbappé scored twice in the first seven minutes before setting up Messi's first goal in a brilliant first-half performance. Despite a hat trick, the 22-year-old wasn't the man when PSG were awarded a penalty in the second half. Instead, Messi scored his second goal of the game. Mbappé said that for Messi, whose start to life in France was mixed, building form and confidence was more important than taking the match ball home. 3 - Lionel Messi has found the net in his first 3 home games with Paris in the Champions League (3 goals), only George Weah in 1994 and Neymar in 2017 also did so in competition with PSG. "We will need Lionel Messi," said Mbappé after the game. "He's still Lionel Messi. We'll need him during the season and I'm sure he will help us when the important [games] come." He must play these games with confidence. Mbappé emphasized that the well-being of the team was more important to him than his own individual goals and praised his colleagues for their part in his strong performances this season. He has scored 11 goals and 12 assists in 22 games in all competitions to date. "I'm trying to help the team," Mbappé told RMC Sport. "My goal is not to show who's the boss. I try to help the team and my teammates give it back to me so I can get a good performance." PSG head coach Mauricio Pochettino blessed the penalty decision and raved about the flourishing relationships between his superstar players. Pochettino said: "I'm delighted that Leo and Kylian have scored two goals. They are attacking players who need to know the way to the net. It is up to them to identify who needs it the most, who is who" at the moment most confident. They can all take a punishment, but right now it's a matter of trust and responsibility. But all of these things take time. The seeds are planted, the buds come, and in time a plant, a tree, and beautiful flowers will emerge. "

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Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi dominate when the French giants finally flee

Bruges was blown away by wild Parisians in the first half of their Champions League game (Author: Gardener)

Kylian MbappeParis Saint-Germain finally did what we've been waiting for months with a 4-1 win over Club Brugge to end the UEFA Champions League Group A season in style on Tuesday. Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi both scored two goals against the Belgians when Mauricio Pochettino's men finally turned style and ended up one point behind Manchester City despite losing the entire group only once. It took the French superstar less than two minutes to score the goal at Parc des Princes after teaming up with Nuno Mendes and Mbappe was on the double five minutes later when Angel Di Maria went brilliantly at provider. PSG smelled blood and wasn't done at two. Messi added a brilliant third place ahead of halftime and later crowned the goal with a fourth from the penalty spot after Mats Rits brought one back for the guests. While the result counted next to nothing given the makeup of the group, it was refreshing to see the star-studded Parisian team finally live up to its reputation and dominate an opponent, which was rarely the case domestically or in Europe. Mbappe, Messi and Di Maria teamed up as expected, while Gianluigi Donnarumma was keen on the other end to make sure Philippe Clement's men didn't break through until it was too late. "Nothing was at stake, but the Champions League is still the Champions League," Mbappe said after the game. We took the game seriously and wanted to win in front of our fans. "It was a very good game," added Pochettino. "We started very well. We put together some good sequences. The big question now will be whether PSG can make it in the knockout phase against every opponent and whether it will even be Pochettino who is in charge during the Speculation continues about its swirl. " and sporting director Leonardo's future. However, if the French giants can repeat this and justify their comfortable lead at the Ligue 1 summit before heading back to the continent, no one will want to compete against them as runners-up, with City beaten once and lost in Manchester only once, the men from the Capital feel they have a lot more to offer this edition and this may have been a glimpse of what happened to Neymar in the second half of the season. will also come back in the mix.

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PSG vs Club Brugge odds, expert tips and predictions

Analysis of the odds and paylines of PSG against Club Brugge on Tuesday with tips and predictions for the Champions League. (Author: Gardener)

Club BruggeOn Tuesday Club Brugge (1 win, 3 losses, 1 draw) will travel to Parc des Princes to face PSG (4-1-0). Below we see the odds and paylines of PSG vs Club Brugge and make our best Champions League bets, tips and predictions. The two best clubs in Group A have already been determined, which means PSG may not start in their strongest team. With Neymar out for months, PSG will only have Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi as their stars at the top. Club Brugge could get one of the few places for the third team in a group with a win. In the last duel between these two teams, they drew 1: 1 PSG. Odds via Tipico Sportsbook; Access USA TODAY Sports betting odds for a complete list. PSG -300 (bet $ 300 to win $ 100) | Club Bruges +650 (bet $ 100 to win $ 650) | Draw +500 PLAY: Our new free daily Pick'em Challenge and win! PSG, slightly upgraded to French Ligue 1, are by far the better side but they are injured and there is no way they need to win this game. Given the non-urgent condition of this game, PSG will not be allowed to play against Mbappe or Messi anyway. Club Brugge is also fighting for their lives. You are 3rd in the Belgian league and have scored 32 goals in 17 games. They can score goals and should at least get through against a vulnerable PSG side. BET on UNDER 3.5 (-105). PSG will be an important defender, an important striker and an important midfielder. While their depth should help them prevail, in this case it likely won't be their expertise scoring in bundles. PSG have scored 1 goal in their last 2 Ligue 1 games. You only have 9 out of 5 games in Group A and give up 7. Club Brugge are also struggling to score and only average one goal per game. Put the averages together and you have a 2-1 game, which is what I expect. If you're looking for more sports betting tips and tips, access all of our content on SportsbookWire.com and BetFTW. Please play responsibly. Follow @SportsbookWire on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Gannett may earn revenue from Tipico for referring viewers to betting services. Tipico has no influence on this income and is in no way dependent on or connected to the newsrooms or reporting. General terms and conditions can be found on Tipico.com. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER (NJ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO), 1-800-BETS-OFF (IA).

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