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PSG’s devastating trident destroy Celtic

02:16 13-09-2017

PSG’s devastating trident destroy Celtic

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani were all on target as Paris Saint Germain made an early statement of intent with a thumping 5-0 victory at Celtic in their Champions League Group B opener, APA reports quoting eurosport.

 

The expensively assembled forward triumvirate, dubbed the 'MCN', have been brought together in a bid to finally realise the French side's dream of winning the competition for the first time, and they hit the ground running as the visitors proved far too strong for Brendan Rodgers' side from the very first whistle.

 

First, Neymar took his tally to five in five Champions League outings versus the Hoops with a well-taken opener, before Mbappe added the second to silence what had been a vibrant Parkhead.

 

Cavani then converted a penalty to become PSG's all-time leading scorer in the competition before sealing the victory with a smart header following Mikael Lustig's own goal.

 

The defeat was Celtic's heaviest on home turf in European competition and they will now need to pick themselves up quickly for their trip to Anderlecht on September 27. PSG host Bayern Munich in what promises to be a more severe test of their credentials.



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