Messi scores record 8th Champions League hat-trick

Van Bommel PSV coach in the pre Barcelona press conference

Van Bommel PSV coach in the pre Barcelona press conference Francesc Adelantado

Mauro Icardi's superb volley levelled the scores in the 86th minute and Matias Vecino headed a stoppage-time victor at the San Siro.

If the World Cup had given the impression that Lionel Messi was slipping down soccer's pecking order, the Argentine star made it clear he remains at the top of his game.

The Brazilian has started the season in fine fashion with a goal and an assist to his name in the league.

Although Ronaldo has found the opposition's net 120 times in the UCL, Messi seems eager to reach the figures of his former domestic rival.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the first of his three goals.

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"They were very motivated and they have started their league season well".

Lozano has seen his stock skyrocket since his exploits at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where he was one of the best young players in action.

Samuel Umtiti was then sent off for Barca after picking up a second yellow card, but the damage was done. "The free kick goal came just when we needed to break the game open".

But Mauro Icardi's brilliant late volley brought the hosts level, and Matias Vecino headed in a stoppage-time victor for Inter, back in the Champions League for the first time since 2011-12.

Barcelona have been drawn in a tough group alongside PSV, Tottenham and Inter Milan but they're heavy favourites to progress to the last-16.

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The 2018/19 Europe's elite club competition will kick-off on Tuesday, September 18 with the best European sides set to compete against each other in the tournament. "To come off the bench after his injury at the weekend is incredible really", said Klopp of Firmino, who was poked in the eye by Jan Vertonghen in the weekend win at Spurs.

Three times, Messi has hit hat-tricks in his opening game.

Turkish side Galatasaray had a comfortable 3-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow at home and Borussia Dortmund took three valuable points with a 1-0 away win over Club Brugge in Belgium.

"We did many things that could be enjoyed, but we have things to improve on and we have to keep working".

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