By the numbers: Mbappe outshines Messi on another harrowing day for Barca
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Powered by superstar Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain blew Barcelona away in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Tuesday, getting three goals from the young Frenchman en route to a 4-1 thumping. It was a special night for Mbappe, and another humiliating one for a Barca side that's experienced a concerning number of harrowing outings in recent years.

Below, we look at some of the standout stats on both sides of the divide.

1: Mbappe is the first player to score a hat-trick against Barcelona in the Champions League knockout stages. Andriy Shevchenko and Faustino Asprilla are the only other players to net a treble against the Blaugrana, both doing so in the group stage during the 1997 season.

3: Tuesday's setback signaled the second time Barcelona has lost by three or more goals at home in this season's tournament - Juventus beat them 3-0 in December. That's as many heavy defeats as the Blaugrana suffered in their last 20 seasons combined across all competitions at their hallowed ground.

5: Mbappe has now faced off directly with Lionel Messi on two occasions; the pair also met in the 2018 World Cup. The blistering Frenchman has five goals in those matches.

9: Mbappe completed nine dribbles in the match, second only to Alphonso Davies' 11 for the most in a single Champions League game this season. His other raw numbers weren't too shabby, either: Mbappe had the most shots (6), most shots on target (4), created the most chances (4), and had the most touches inside the opposition penalty area (10). And, of course, he scored more times than anybody else. A perfect evening.

22: An important reminder that the former Monaco forward is, incredibly, still only 22 years old. Coincidentally, that's the same age Messi was when he scored his first hat-trick in the Champions League knockout stage.

230: Mbappe has now been involved in 230 first-team goals for club and country (154 goals and 76 assists) in just 252 matches. Video game numbers.

By the numbers: Mbappe outshines Messi on another harrowing day for Barca
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