“Messi and Hakimi Exit Toulouse as Saint-Germain Strengthen Ligue 1 Lead”

Paris Saint-Germain strengthened their position at the top of the French Football League with a thrilling 2-1 victory over hosts Toulouse in the 22nd leg. After going into the half-time break with a 1-0 deficit, thanks to a 20th-minute goal by Branko van den Boman, Moroccan defender Ashraf Hakimi equalized for Saint-Germain in the 38th minute. The winning goal was scored by Lionel Messi in the 58th minute, giving Saint-Germain a valuable three points and a 54-point lead at the top of the league. Toulouse’s balance stopped at 29 points in twelfth place. This victory comes after Saint-Germain had stumbled in the last two rounds, losing 1-0 in home of Rennes and drawing 1-1 in home against Stade Reims. This win will no doubt be a huge boost for the club as they look to continue their dominance in the French Football League.