Messi nets hat-trick against PSV

Barcelona started their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven as the Spanish side dominated possession. Lionel Messi broke the deadlock in the 31st minute with a spectacular free-kick. Ousmane Dembele doubled Barcelona’s lead after 75 minutes before Messi scored his second of the game two minutes later.

The Argentinian star completed his hat-trick in the 87th minute after Samuel Umtiti was sent off after receiving a second yellow card. The French defender will be unavailable for for Barcelona’s next Champions League match against Tottenham Hotspurs on October 3rd.