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Lionel Messi suffers first defeat as a PSG player as Rennes stages surprise

The Parisians had gained all eight of its league video games earlier than touring to mid-table Rennes however didn’t register a single shot heading in the right direction within the match, regardless of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar all taking part in from the beginning.

Rennes scored both aspect of halftime to cement a well-known victory, with Gaetan Laborde and Flavian Tait getting on the scoresheet.

Despite dropping its first factors of the season, PSG stays prime of the desk however the consequence does increase additional questions in regards to the steadiness throughout the staff.

Rennes' players celebrate a famous win against PSG.

Mbappe, Messi and Neymar are rightly thought of three of the very best gamers on the planet and the three confirmed flashes of link-up play within the first half.

Messi, who scored his first objective for PSG Tuesday within the aspect’s spectacular victory in opposition to Manchester City, got here closest to scoring, however he as a substitute noticed his trademark free-kick smash the underside of the crossbar.

Despite some silky play, PSG didn’t make the breakthrough, which allowed Rennes to strike twice to settle the tie.

Laborde arrived simply in time to information residence a volley moments earlier than the half-time whistle and Tait doubled the host’s lead with a sweeping end after the restart.

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