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Lionel Messi wins Champions League Goal of the Group Stage

Lionel Messi's stunning effort for Paris against Manchester City has been voted UEFA Champions League Goal of the Group Stage.

See what you voted as your favourite strike of the Champions League group stage.
The Goal of the Group Stage top ten

Nearly 200,000 votes were cast for UEFA Champions League Goal of the Group Stage, with Lionel Messi's sensational Matchday 2 effort for Paris against Manchester City topping the poll, presented by Heineken.

Goal of the Group Stage

The goal – a stunning first-time strike after a neat exchange with Kylian Mbappé – was Messi's first for the club; Paris ran out 2-0 winners. Thiago Alcántara's searing shot for Liverpool against Porto was second, with Robert Lewandowski's stunning bicycle kick on Matchday 5 coming in third.

Messi's goal received nearly a quarter of the total vote. There were ten goals nominated in all, with fans able to vote from 10:00 CET on Monday 13 December until 12:00 CET on Friday 17 December.

UEFA Champions League Goal of the Group Stage

1. Lionel Messi, Paris 2-0 Manchester City (Matchday 2) – 22% of the vote

2. Thiago Alcántara, Liverpool 2-0 Porto (Matchday 5) – 14%

3. Robert Lewandowski, Dynamo Kyiv 1-2 Bayern (Matchday 5) – 13%

4. Alex Telles, Manchester United 2-1 Villarreal (Matchday 2) – 12%

5. Vinícius Júnior, Shakhtar 0-5 Real Madrid (Matchday 3) – 10%

6. Marco Asensio, Real Madrid 2-0 Inter (Matchday 5) – 10%

7. Sébastien Thill, Real Madrid 1-2 Sheriff (Matchday 2) – 8%

8. Mason Greenwood, Manchester United 1-1 Young Boys (Matchday 6) – 7%

9. Adama Traore, Sheriff 2-0 Shakhtar (Matchday 1) – 3%

10. Lukas Nmecha, Wolfsburg 2-1 Salzburg (Matchday 4) – 1%