PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi had three assists in a 3-1 win over 10-man Saint-Etienne on Sunday to help Paris Saint-Germain extend its lead atop the French league standings to 12 points but the victory was marred by an injury to star striker Neymar. The Brazil forward was stretchered off in the 87th minute after twisting his ankle under an awkward challenge from Yvann Macon. “Let’s recover from this,” Neymar said on his Instagram account. “Unfortunately these setbacks are part of an athlete’s life.
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