• Lionel Messi has netted 11 goals this season for PSG
  • PSG have seven points in UCL in Group H
  • PSG's next game is on Saturday against Reims in Ligue 1

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe combined to score in Paris Saint-Germain's 1-1 draw against Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday.

After Benfica started off the game well, they fell behind after Neymar and Kylian Mbappe's mutual effort teed up the Argentine who curled home a brilliant finish.

However, the Portuguese side earned a draw when PSG midfielder Danilo Pereira put an Enzo Fernandez cross into his own net. The result means both Benfica and PSG have seven points from three games in Group H. PSG and Benfica goalkeepers, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Odysseas Vlachodimos, produced strong performances and ensured the scoreline remained 1-1.

In a post-match interview, PSG shot-stopper Donnarumma said his side was happy with the performance.

"It's a match that we dominated, we were just missing the winning goal. But we are still happy with our performance. The result is what it is, we have to accept it. We will continue to work, that is our strength. Now, we will look to recover because we have an important league match. And then we face Benfica again on Tuesday. The objective is still the same: to win every match. It's important to do so for our fans," Donnarumma said, according to PSG's official website.

PSG's front three have been in fine form in the ongoing season. Messi has netted eight goals and eight assists in 13 competitive games for PSG, while Neymar and Mbappe have scored 11 goals each.

This was the first time Messi had scored against Benfica. The former FC Barcelona superstar has now scored against 40 different clubs in the Champions League, two more than arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo.

Manchester United forward Ronaldo will take time to catch up as he is competing in the Europa League, the second-tier European competition, this season.

Messi has now scored in his sixth straight game for his club and country, which is his longest since the December 2018–February 2019 period, according to ESPN.

Ronaldo hasn't scored a non-penalty goal for Manchester United in 10 games since April 28. Messi has scored 10 non-penalty kick goals for PSG during that period. The Argentinian forward is also slowly catching up in the list of most Champions League goals; he has now scored 127 goals in the competition but is still behind Ronaldo (141).

Lionel Messi moved within 13 goals of Cristiano Ronaldo's all-time Champions League record

Messi and his team will be in action again on Saturday when they take on Reims in an away Ligue 1 match. Following that, PSG are scheduled to host Benfica at Parc des Princes on Oct. 11.