Messi hits winner as PSG come from behind

Lionel Messi scored a superb second-half winner as Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Toulouse 2-1 on Saturday, extending their lead at the top of Ligue 1. 

Mid-table Toulouse took the lead in the 20th minute thanks to a free kick from Dutch midfielder Branco van den Boomen, only for Achraf Hakimi to equalize with half-time approaching. 

Messi then put PSG ahead just before the hour mark with a stunning first-time left-foot strike low into the corner of the net from just outside the area. 

It was Messi's 10th Ligue 1 goal of the season and his 15th for his club this season, as the World Cup winner filled in for PSG's two other star attackers. 

The Qatar-owned club is now eight points clear of Marseille, who play Nice on Sunday before hosting PSG in the French Cup last 16 in midweek. 

Mbappe will miss that game as well as the Champions League last-16 first leg against Bayern Munich on February 14 after suffering a thigh injury in last Wednesday's 3-1 win over Montpellier.

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