WATCH: Mbappe, Neymar & Messi combine for sublime PSG opener against Benfica

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  • PSG at Benfica in Champions League
  • Messi opens scoring in style
  • Mbappe & Neymar involved in build-up

WHAT HAPPENED? PSG's three superstars teamed up to deadly effect in the Champions League on Wednesday. Benfica had enjoyed the better of the early stages but went behind on 22 minutes to Messi's strike. Neymar and Kylian Mbappe combined to tee up the Argentine who curled home a brilliant finish to maintain his superb start to the season.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: This is the first time Messi has ever scored against Benfica. La Pulga has also now netted against 40 different teams in Europe's premier club competition.

WHAT NEXT FOR PSG? The French champions are back in Ligue 1 action on Saturday at Reims.

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