Messi, Mbappe & Neymar score as PSG shockingly come from behind to beat Maccabi Haifa (WATCH VIDEO)

and Lionel combined superbly as Paris Saint-Germain’s near-perfect start to the season continued with a 3-1 win at Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Messi cancelled out Tjarron Chery’s surprise first-half opener after being set up by Mbappe and he returned the favour for the France forward after the break before Neymar grabbed a late third as were made to sweat by the Israeli champions.

PSG top Group H with six points, level with Benfica who claimed a 2-1 victory at Juventus.

Christophe Galtier’s French side travel to Benfica on October 5 while Juventus and Haifa meet with the threat of early elimination looming.

‘We had two or three big chances in the first period, they too had some, and that made it very hard in a tough atmosphere,’ Galtier told RMC Sport afterwards.

‘We were not well organised and it made for a very difficult first period.

‘We had to rectify things and after the break we were much more compact.

‘The opponents are always of very good quality in the Champions League so we had to react after this first period more than just average, especially on a tactical level.’

Level at 1-1 at half-time, with Messi’s goal bringing them back on level terms, there was plenty of work for PSG, one of the tournament favourites to do.

That goal from Messi was against his 39th different team in the Champions League, taking him one clear of long-time adversary Cristiano .

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