Kylian Mbappe scores for PSG on his debut as Neymar shines again

Kylian Mbappe scores for PSG on his debut as Neymar shines again

- Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant goal on his debut for Paris Saint-Germain in his team's rout of 10-man Metz

- Neymar was also on fire as she got a goal and an assist

- However, the turning point of the game was a red card given to former Tottenam man Benoit Assou-Ekotto, which wrecked the Metz defence

Kylian Mbappe got off to a bright start at Paris Saint-Germain as he helped his team defeat 10-man Metz 5-1 on Friday September 8.

The French youngster scored a brilliant goal in the 59th minute to give PSG a 2-1 lead as he got an assist in a game his team could have scored more.

Edinson Cavani scored twice while Neymar and Lucas Moura also added goals as PSG maintained their 100% start in the French Ligue 1 after five games.

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Cavani gets PSG first goal of the night. Photo: UK sun

Cavani gets PSG first goal of the night. Photo: UK sun

Although Mbappe grabbed a debut goal, Brazil captain Neymar was again the star of the match as he had a hand in four of PSG five goals on the night, with a goal and an assist to his name.

Neymar celebrates after scoring PSG third goal of the night. Photo: UK sun

Neymar celebrates after scoring PSG third goal of the night. Photo: UK sun

PSG got the first goal of the night after Neymar played in Cavani in the 31st minute for a simple finish. However, the hosts were able to equalize six minutes later through Emmanuel Riviere.

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Kylian Mbappe scores for PSG on his debut as Neymar shines again

Kylian Mbappe scores for PSG on his debut. Photo: UK Sun

But the red card to former Tottenham star Benoit Assou-Ekotto for a late challenge on Mbappe in the 56th minute opened the floodgates for PSG. First, Mbappe delivered a long-range strike and just three minutes later, Neymar did the same in the 69th minute for PSG third goal of the night.

Kylian Mbappe, Neymar. Cavani celebrate together. Photo: UK Sun

Kylian Mbappe, Neymar. Cavani celebrate together. Photo: UK Sun

Mbappe then knocked the ball down for Cavani to tap in a fourth in the 75th minute before Lucas Moura bundled a fifth over the line late on.

PSG remain top of the league with an impressive 15 points from five games.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com recently asked Nigerians to give their thoughts on Neymar's move to PSG in this video below

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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