At 2:45 a.m. Beijing time on October 2, the 9th round of the 2022-23 Ligue 1 season ushered in a focus battle, with defending champion Paris Saint-Germain sitting at the Parc des Prinsens to face Nice. In the first half, Messi scored from a free-kick and scored in two consecutive games; In the second half, Rapold scored an equalizer and then Mbappe came off the bench to score the winning goal. In the end, Paris Saint-Germain beat Nice 2-1 at home to win seven consecutive games in all competitions and continue to lead the table.
Paris have been unbeaten in all competitions since the start of the season, with Lions 1-0 in the last round relying on Messi's winning goal. In this game, Messi and Neymar started and Mbappe sat on the bench.
In the 5th minute, Nice crossed from the left side of the field and Donnarumma knocked the ball out of the box. In the 12th minute, Messi's free-kick in front of the penalty area went straight to the goal, and the ball was slightly off the upright.
In the 25th minute, Messi broke through with the ball in front of him, came to the top of the arc and was tripped up, and Paris won a free kick directly at the goal. In the 28th minute, Messi personally took a free kick and shot directly at the goal, the ball went around the wall and into the top right corner of the goal, Nice goalkeeper Schmeichel could not save, Paris 1-0 lead Nice.
In the 35th minute, Paris won a free-kick from almost the same position in front of the field, Messi shook it off, Neymar hit the goal directly and his right-footed shot went high over the crossbar.
In the 37th minute, Ekitic stopped the ball in front of the box and the ball came right at the feet of Messi, who shot high over the crossbar. In the 45th minute, Bernat received the ball on the left side of the penalty area and knocked back, the unguarded Messi took the ball and shot with his left foot, and Schmeichel lifted the ball over the crossbar. At the end of the first half, Paris took the lead temporarily.
In the 47th minute, Nice equalized, Atal crossed from the right side of the field, Mürgile at the front point leaned over and did not touch the ball, and Lapold at the back point stopped the ball and pushed it from close range to score, Nice 1-1 Paris.
In the 51st minute, Atal again crossed from the right side of the field and Bard in the penalty area stopped the ball with his left foot and fired a right-footed shot that was high and deflected. In the 58th minute, Messi crossed from the left side of the penalty area and Vitinha's long-range shot was deflected.
In the 58th minute, Mbappe came off the bench and replaced Ekitic. In the 62nd minute, Kylian Mbappe, who had just played, crossed the ball in front of the goal after breaking through with the ball on the left, and Schmeichel held the ball.
In the 63rd minute, Ashraf stepped in at high speed, received the ball on the right side of the penalty area and passed it back to the top of the arc, and Neymar pushed it straight high. In the 70th minute, Messi cut straight in front of the penalty area and Mendez, who was inserted to the left, was blocked in front of Schmeichel's close-range shot.
In the 83rd minute, Paris scored a killer goal, Mukile snatched up the front and collided with Vitina against the wall, then crossed into the right side of the penalty area, and Mbappe pushed the goal in the middle, Paris 2-1 Nice.
In the 87th minute, Messi was replaced by Saravia.
In the end, the match ended with Paris Saint-Germain beating Nice 2-1.