They moved through the gears after the restart but found PSV dogged in defence, with two further excellent goals needed to make the points safe.
Ivan Rakitic lifted a delicate ball over the PSV backline that Messi dispatched with a fine first-time finish on the run to make it 3-0 and, after Umtiti received a second yellow for impeding Hirving Lozano, he latched on to a clever Suarez flick and emphatically capped off his treble.
"When he stops playing it will be hard to find someone like him". Let us know in the comments section below.
Messi's left foot is arguably the most deadly weapon in football, but his right isn't bad either, as he proved with this hat-trick which came entirely from his "weaker" foot. "I hope he goes on like this forever and scores many more goals", the midfielder told reporters after the game, via Sport. Then, Ousmane Dembele of France blasted home the 2nd from outside the box in the 75th minute. I don't think it was a foul.
Red Star Belgrade ground out a 0-0 home draw against Napoli on the Serbian side's Champions League debut.
"Playing at Camp Nou is a dream of mine, and we'll have to deliver our best effort in order to try winning it. Barça being keen on me last summer? It's odd to me that he does not win the Ballon d'Or every single year". Last year, Barcelona's rival, Real Madrid, captured its third straight Champions League title and fourth in five seasons.
Inter Milan struck two late goals to secure a stunning 2-1 victory over Tottenham in the other Group B match.
In doing so, he darted to the summit of the Champions League top scorers' list thins season and set yet another record in European soccer's elite competition.
Last season in the competition the club were formidable on home soil, winning every one of the Champions League matches they participated in, including the 3-0 win over Juventus, the 3-0 win over Chelsea, and the 4-1 win over Roma.