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Assists: Lionel Messi on the rise

Assists: Lionel Messi on the rise

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Publish on 02/15 at 03:59

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By clocking his seventh assist in Round 24, Lionel Messi (PSG) moved into the top five on the official Uber Eats Ligue 1 assist rankings and now sits just two lengths behind leader Kylian Mbappé.

Three in a row for Lionel Messi! The Paris Saint-Germain forward, who on Friday bagged an assist for the third league outing in a row, continues to climb the official Uber Eats Ligue 1 assists chart. Now with seven goals cooked up for his teammates, the Argentine sits in fifth place, just two points behind category leaders Kylian Mbappé (PSG) and Jonathan Clauss (RCL).

Involved in four goals in his three league appearances in 2022 (one goal and three assists), La Pulga found Kylian Mbappé for the second time this season in the league with a decisive pass in injury time against Stade Rennais (1-0). In 14 appearances in the top flight, the former Barcelona man has scored two goals and provided seven assists, while also being the player who has hit the woodwork the most this season (seven times, more than double his nearest challengers, who have three).

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Honorat still in the game, winter recruits step up

Franck Honorat was in fine form on Sunday, and he also stood out from the crowd with Stade Brestois 29. In the Bretons' stunning 5-1 victory over ESTAC Troyes, the former ASSE man handed out his fourth assist by the season before scoring twice himself. He is now Brest's top assists provider and 20th in the overall standings.

Several winter recruits also performed well in the assists department in this 24th round of matches. No fewer than six players recruited in the winter window made their first assist this weekend: Tanguy Ndombélé (OL), Youcef Belaïli (SB29), Sada Thioub (ASSE), Anel Ahmedhodzic (Girondins de Bordeaux), Fali Candé (FC Metz) and Sead Kolasinac (OM).

>> Ligue 1 Uber Eats assists chart

Ligue 1 Uber Eats Round 24:

Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 Stade Rennais FC
1-0: Goal by MBAPPE, assist by MESSI

Montpellier Hérault SC 0-1 LOSC
0-1: Goal by XEKA, no assist

Olympique Lyonnais 2-0 OGC Nice
1-0: Goal of M. DEMBELE (penalty)
2-0: Goal by TOKO EKAMBI, assist by NDOMBELE

Angers SCO 0-1 RC Strasbourg Alsace
0-1: Goal by GAMEIRO, no assist

Stade Brestois 29 5-1 ESTAC Troyes
1-0: Goal by SATRIANO, assist by BELAILI
2-0: Goal of SATRIANO, assist by HONORAT
2-1: Goal of RAMI, assist by KOUAME
3-1: Goal of HONORAT, assist by DUVERNE
4-1: Goal of HONORAT, assist by DEL CASTILLO
5-1: Goal of MOUNIE, assist by LASNE

Clermont Foot 1-2 AS Saint-Etienne
1-0: Goal by HOUNTONDJI, assist by BERTHOMIER from a set piece
1-1: Goal of M. CAMARA, assist by THIOUB
1-2: Goal by KOLODZIEJCZAK, assist by HAMOUMA from a set piece

FC Nantes 1-0 Stade de Reims
1-0: Goal by SIMON (direct free-kick)

RC Lens 3-2 Girondins de Bordeaux
1-0: Goal of KALIMUENDO, assist by KAKUTA
2-0: Goal of KAKUTA (penalty)
3-0: Goal of S. FOFANA, assist by HAIDARA
3-1: Goal of ELIS, assist by J. ONANA
3-2: Goal by HWANG, assist by AHMEDHODZIC

FC Metz 1-2 Olympique de Marseille
0-1: Goal by BAKAMBU, no assist
1-1: Goal by H. MAIGA, assist by CANDE
1-2: Goal by MILIK, assist by KOLASINAC