Barcelona 1-4 Paris St-Germain: Kylian Mbappe hat-trick after Lionel Messi opener

Kylian Mbappe scored
Kylian Mbappe became only the third player to score a Champions League hat-trick against Barcelona

Kylian Mbappe scored a stunning hat-trick as Paris St-Germain ripped Barcelona apart in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Nou Camp.

The night did not start well for last year’s runners-up when they fell behind to Lionel Messi’s 27th-minute penalty.

Messi, regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, was then upstaged on his own turf by France World Cup winner Mbappe as PSG ruthlessly exposed the hosts.

Mbappe danced past Clement Lenglet and smashed in the equaliser before stroking home from 10 yards to turn the game around.

On-loan Everton striker Moise Kean continued his resurgence by heading in unchallenged at the far post to put the Ligue 1 champions in control of the tie.

With Barca looking to pull a goal back, they were caught on the counter-attack and Mbappe curled in the goal of the night with his third.

The second leg takes place on 20 March in Paris, by which time PSG hope to have Neymar back from a thigh injury to face his former side.

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Starting XI

  1. Squad number1Player nameter Stegen

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  2. Squad number2Player nameDest

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  3. Squad number3Player namePiqué

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  4. Squad number15Player nameLenglet

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  5. Squad number18Player nameAlba

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  6. Squad number21Player namede Jong

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  7. Squad number5Player nameBusquets

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  8. Squad number16Player namePedri

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  9. Squad number11Player nameDembélé

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  10. Squad number10Player nameMessi

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  11. Squad number7Player nameGriezmann

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  1. Squad number8Player namePjanic

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  2. Squad number9Player nameBraithwaite

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  3. Squad number12Player nameRiqui Puig

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  4. Squad number17Player nameTrincão

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  5. Squad number28Player nameMingueza

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Paris Saint Germain

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  1. Squad number1Player nameNavas

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  2. Squad number24Player nameFlorenzi

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  3. Squad number5Player nameMarquinhos

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  4. Squad number3Player nameKimpembe

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  5. Squad number20Player nameKurzawa

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  6. Squad number27Player nameGueye

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  7. Squad number8Player nameParedes

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  8. Squad number6Player nameVerratti

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  9. Squad number18Player nameKean

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  10. Squad number9Player nameIcardi

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  11. Squad number7Player nameMbappé

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  1. Squad number4Player nameKehrer

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  2. Squad number15Player nameDanilo Pereira

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  3. Squad number21Player nameHerrera

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  4. Squad number23Player nameDraxler

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Formation 4-3-3

  • 1ter Stegen
  • 2DestSubstituted forMinguezaat 71′minutes
  • 3PiquéSubstituted forPuigat 78′minutes
  • 15Lenglet
  • 18Alba
  • 21de Jong
  • 5BusquetsSubstituted forPjanicat 78′minutes
  • 16GonzálezSubstituted forMachado Trincãoat 78′minutes
  • 11Dembélé
  • 10Messi
  • 7GriezmannSubstituted forBraithwaiteat 85′minutes


  • 8Pjanic
  • 9Braithwaite
  • 12Puig
  • 13Murara Neto
  • 17Machado Trincão
  • 19Fernandes Siqueira
  • 23Umtiti
  • 24Firpo
  • 26Peña
  • 28Mingueza


Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Navas
  • 24FlorenziSubstituted forKehrerat 89′minutes
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 27GueyeBooked at 20minsSubstituted forHerreraat 45′minutes
  • 8Paredes
  • 6VerrattiSubstituted forDraxlerat 73′minutes
  • 18KeanSubstituted forDaniloat 85′minutes
  • 9Icardi
  • 7Mbappé


  • 4Kehrer
  • 12Rafinha
  • 15Danilo
  • 16Rico
  • 19Sarabia
  • 21Herrera
  • 22Diallo
  • 23Draxler
  • 25Bakker
  • 30Letellier
  • 38Michut

Björn Kuipers

Match Stats

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  1. Match ends, Barcelona 1, Paris Saint Germain 4.

  2. Second Half ends, Barcelona 1, Paris Saint Germain 4.

  3. Clément Lenglet (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Foul by Mauro Icardi (Paris Saint Germain).

  5. Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Ander Herrera.

  6. Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Layvin Kurzawa.

  7. Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Foul by Miralem Pjanic (Barcelona).

  9. Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Marquinhos.

  10. Julian Draxler (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  11. Foul by Jordi Alba (Barcelona).

  12. Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Thilo Kehrer replaces Alessandro Florenzi.

  13. Attempt missed. Martin Braithwaite (Barcelona) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ousmane Dembélé with a cross.

  14. Goal! Barcelona 1, Paris Saint Germain 4. Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Julian Draxler following a fast break.

  15. Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Danilo Pereira replaces Moise Kean.

  16. Substitution, Barcelona. Martin Braithwaite replaces Antoine Griezmann.

  17. Foul by Layvin Kurzawa (Paris Saint Germain).

  18. Ousmane Dembélé (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Ander Herrera (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Foul by Riqui Puig (Barcelona).

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