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Messi rested for PSG's Coupe de France tie

Messi rested for PSG's Coupe de France tie

Coupe de France
Publish on 01/22 at 14:38 - I. HOLYMAN

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Lionel Messi will not feature for Paris Saint-Germain in Monday's Coupe de France tie against amateur side Pays de Cassel with coach Christophe Galtier opting to rest the FIFA World Cup winner.

Messi missed PSG's first three matches following the season restart as he was given additional time off due to his exploits with Argentina in Qatar, but had played all 180 minutes of the last two Ligue 1 Uber Eats matches and scored in the 2-0 defeat of Angers in Round 18.

 

 

Kylian Mbappé and Neymar do travel to northern France where they will face the sixth division side, who are staging the game at Lens' Stade Félix Bollaert.

 

Nordi Mukiele, Presnel Kimpembe and Marco Verratti all miss the game due to injury.

 

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