Watch: Messi-less PSG snatch dramatic 95th minute winner against Metz
Metz/Bhubaneswar: Paris Saint-Germain’s Achraf Hakami scored a dramatic injury-time goal against FC Metz to ensure his side maintain its winning start to the Ligue 1 season.
Hakimi, one of PSG’s blockbuster signings this summer, opened the scoring in the fifth minute before Metz centreback Boubakar Kouyate headed in from a corner to bring the scores level in the 39th minute. With no goals in sight, Hakimi curled into the bottom corner of the net in the 95th minute to make it seven straight wins for manager Mauricio Pochettino.
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Metz were reduced to 10 men in added time when skipper Dylan Bronn was sent off for a second yellow card.
PSG were without their star summer signing Lionel Messi after the Argentina captain sustained a knee injury in the win against Lyon on Sunday.
According to reports in France, PSG are not sure if Messi will be fit to play against Montpellier on Saturday or in the Champions League showdown at home against Manchester City on Tuesday.