In the absence of Neymar and Angel Di Maria, it was clear that Paris Saint-Germain was going to need a player to step up and lead the team in its away UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash against Barcelona.
Kylian Mbappe turned out to be that player for PSG.
The French star scored a hat-trick against Barca in a performance of the season. He also completed 10 dribble attempts in the match and created four goal-scoring chances for teammates.
The performance for Mbappe earned him Champions League man of the match honors.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) February 17, 2021
PSG will surely be hoping for more of these kinds of performances from the forward over this season.
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