The two players faced each other after 774 days.
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Al Nasr won 5-4 in a friendly match held at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the 20th at 2:00 am (Korean time) against the Saudi Arabia All-Star Team.
PSG used a 4-3-3 formation. Mbappe, Messi, Neymar, Sanchez, Luis, Soler, Bernat, Ramos, Marquinhos, Hakimi and Navas were the starters.
Al Nasr played in a 4-2-2-2 formation. Marega, Ronaldo, Martinez, Al-Dawusari, Al-Khaibari, Gustavo, Al Gannam, Jang Hyeon-soo, Al Buleich, Abdulhamid and Al-Owasis participated.
The match was very hot. Scores were scored from early on. In the third minute of the first half, Messi, who received Neymar’s pass, scored the opening goal with a light kick. Ronaldo also responded to Messi’s goal. In the 34th minute of the first half, he scored an equalizer with a penalty kick (PK).
The heat of the game did not seem to cool down. PSG took the lead in the 43rd minute with Marquinhos adding one more goal, but Ronaldo’s header hit the goalpost in the extra time of the first half. Ronaldo connected this with another shot to balance the score again. 스포츠토토
The goal feast continued in the second half. Ramos scored in the 8th minute of the second half, but Jang Hyun-soo equalized in the 11th minute of the second half. PSG pulled ahead again. In the 15th minute of the second half, Mbappe took the lead again with a PK. The long-awaited ‘Meho Match’ ended in the 62nd minute. In the 17th minute of the second half, Messi was substituted out and left the ground.
PSG scored a key goal. In the 23rd minute of the second half, Eketike added a goal to widen the score gap. The All-Star team made up for one goal in extra time in the second half, but it was difficult to turn the game around. In the end, the game ended with PSG laughing at 5-4.
With this, the ‘Meho War’, which took place after 774 days, ended with Messi smiling. On December 8, 2020, Ronaldo, who was a member of Juventus, faced Messi, who was playing in Barcelona, in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and won 3-0. At the time, Ronaldo laughed as he scored multiple goals through PK.
Messi has the upper hand against Ronaldo. The two players met a total of 37 matches up to this day, and Messi recorded 17 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses.