PSG 4-0 Dijon: Mbappe bags a brace in comfortable victory for PSG
PSG 4-0 Dijon: Kylian Mbappe bags a brace in comfortable victory for PSG who extend their league at the top of Ligue 1
- Pablo Sarabia gave PSG an early lead in the 3rd minute with an instinctive finish
- Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani missed chances in first half to double lead
- Mbappe finally got his goal in the 74th minute after rounding the goalkeeper
- Mauro Icardi got PSG’s third two minutes later with a cool finish off the bench
- Mbappe got his second in the dying moments of the match to make it 4-0
Paris Saint-Germain further asserted their dominance at the top of Ligue 1 with a comfortable victory over relegation-threatened Dijon.
Pablo Sarabia got the hosts off to a flying start, latching onto the end of Marquinhos mis-hit shot to poke it into the corner of the net. PSG’s dominance was then sustained with chances falling to strike partnership Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani but they couldn’t double the lead before the break.
Mbappe finally got his goal in the 74th minute after rounding the goalkeeper. Mauro Icardi scored their third two minutes later with a cool finish after Mbappe set him up. Mbappe grabbed his second in the final moments of the match.
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PSG players celebrate Pablo Sarabia’s opener in the third minute from Marquinhos mis-hit shot
The hosts dominated the match from the first minute against the relegation-threatened Dijon
Kylian Mbappe has his head in his hands as he misses a chance to double PSG’s lead
Julian Draxler came off the bench early for the injured Angel Di Maria and caused problems
PSG striker Edinson Cavani battles for the ball as he tries to add a two-goal cushion
Mbappe added a second goal for the hosts in the 74th minute after plenty of chances
Mauro Icardi added a third for the Ligue 1 leaders after coming off the bench
Mbappe acrobatically flicks the ball from a cross for the home team in search of a second
Mbappe added his second goal in the final moments of the match pouncing on a rebound
PSG XI: Navas; Kehrer, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Bernat; Kouassi (Icardi 72′), Gueye; Mbappé, Di Maria (Draxler 17′), Sarabia, Cavani (Parades 72′).
Subs: Rico, Kurzawa, Diallo, Meunier.
Goals: Sarabia 3′, Mbappe 74′ 90+4′, Icardi 76′.
Dijon XI: Runarsson; Alphonse, Ecuele Manga, Coulibaly (Cadiz 75′), Aguerd, Mendyl; Ndong, Lautoa (Amalfitano 72′); Baldé, Tavares, Mavididi (Sammaritano 64′).
Subs: Hafout, Chafik, Marie, Soumare.
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