Lionel Messi scores 700th career club goal as Paris Saint-Germain takes control of Ligue 1 title race

    Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi combined for all three of PSG's goals against Marseille.

    (CNN)Paris Saint-Germain took control of the title race in Ligue 1 on Sunday with a huge 3-0 win away at bitter rival Marseille to extend its lead at the top of the table to eight points.

    It was a masterclass in attacking football from Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi, who combined for all three of PSG's goals and reached individual milestones in the process.
    Messi scored the 700th club goal of his career, a number matched only by Cristiano Ronaldo, while Mbappé become PSG's joint-record scorer with his 200th goal for the club.
      Mbappé reached his second century of goals in just 246 games, per Opta, 55 games less than Edinson Cavani took to reach the landmark.
        Both Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé reached scored landmark goals in the victory.