PSV coach Van Bommel admits making Messi request of his players

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi gestures during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Sociedad and FC Barcelona at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian northern Spain Saturday Sept. 15 2018

Barcelona will be back in UEFA Champions League action on Tuesday night, commencing with their comfortable outing against Eredivisie side PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou.

Here's to lots more Messi magic in the Champions League this season.

Despite Real Madrid dominating the competition for the past three years, the exits of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo this summer may stop them from winning it for a fourth consecutive season. "I have to do my best to try and help us win", the Mexican winger insisted.

"Messi, like all of us, is really motivated to win big things [this season] and the Champions League is one of them".

Lionel Messi started the Champions League campaign doing what he does best.

Live Stream: You can watch the match live fuboTV. Both of which were quintessential goals from the Argentinian superstar, who now has scored more Champions League/European Cup hat tricks than any other player.

In the other Group B game played on Tuesday, Inter Milan scored two late goals, including a stoppage-time victor, to mark their return to the Champions League with a 2-1 comeback victory against Tottenham.

"It's hard to explain, I don't understand it", said midfielder Philippe Coutinho, who is looking forward to making his debut in the competition for the Catalan club after being cup-tied last season. Him and Ousmane Dembele have settled into the squad, so they should ensure there isn't as much reliance on Messi to produce moments of individual brilliance.

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