Neymar scores on opening as PSG flog Guingamp 3-0

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Neymar toe poked his opening thought for PSG after a vast 222m Euro pierce from Barcelona. (Source: AP)

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World-record signing Neymar scored and set adult another thought on an substantial opening for Paris Saint-Germain in a 3-0 win during Guingamp on Sunday. Neymar was dangerous around a French fasten match, formulating chances during a Roudourou lane conflicting a well-organized side that customarily detonate early in a second half when Jordan Ikoko scored an irritating own-goal.

PSG was in sum control afterward. Edinson Cavani sum PSG’s second thought 10 mins after on a smack after being set adult by Neymar, and a Brazil star closed a win from Cavani’s assist. PSG’s second win in twin matches carried a Paris side spin on points with celebrity Lyon.

Neymar, who hermetic from Barcelona final week for a record 222 million euros ($262 million), missed a start of a mellow during a Parc des Princes conflicting Amiens due to paperwork problems.

He was enclosed in manager Unai Emery’s starting lineup on Sunday on a left wing of PSG’s attack. Emery opted for a 4-3-3 arrangement with Angel Di Maria subordinate Cavani on a other wing.

Guingamp supporters reason adult a ensign that mocked PSG trainer Nasser Al-Khalaifi on his fist and said: “Nasser buy us a round.”

Cavani and Neymar sum good with a array of brief passes for any other around a censure area, nonetheless they struggled to smack by a hosts’ plain defense.

Cavani had PSG’s initial probability in a 15th yet saw his well-taken bid denied by ‘keeper Karl-Johan Johnsson.

Neymar discharged his initial shot of a diversion shortly after, pulling a spin contemptuous with inhuman acceleration to pass a defender yet his strike went good over a bar.

Neymar thereafter set adult Marquinhos with a accurate disfigured fractious on a left side of a box, customarily for a PSG defender to send his diving header conflicting a bar.

Cavani put some-more effect on Johansson in a 35th with a dangerous giveaway whip tilted over by a Swedish ‘keeper yet PSG could not smack a deadlock before a pause as chair Antony Gautier waved off censure claims from Neymar and Di Maria.

Etienne Didot came tie to opening a scoring twin mins into a second half for a hosts with a long-range shot that narrowly went wide.

But a hosts saw all their efforts worn when Ikoko, who had contained Neymar, flog his possess ‘keeper with a ungainly behind pass that finished in a behind of a net.

Guingamp pushed tough for an equalizer yet was hold on a smack in a 62nd as Cavani, a league’s tip scorer final season, connected with a by spin from Neymar and finished off a pierce with a low shot.

Cavani thereafter incited provider to set adult Neymar with a lavish cut-back that a Brazil captain converted from tie operation with a poke.


Radamel Falcao scored a shawl fake as Monaco posted a 14th loyal win in a French fasten in a 4-1 thrashing of Dijon on Sunday.

The Colombia striker indispensable usually 3 mins to put a favourable champions in management and sum twin some-more goals in a 38th and 51st minutes.

Jemerson was also on a scoresheet for a visitors in a 25th, and Wesley Said pulled one behind for Dijon usually before halftime.

Monaco is widespread in a fasten given Dec final year and equaled Bordeaux’s record of 14 undeviating wins, set in Aug 2009. It altered spin on points with PSG and celebrity Lyon, with twin wins in twin matches of a new season.

With Kylian Mbappe coming to leave in a opening weeks, Monaco can still count on Falcao’s stately skills to score. Falcao has 4 goals in twin fasten games after scoring final weekend in a 3-1 win conflicting Toulouse, while Mbappe stayed on a dais in Dijon.

Falcao’s thought instinct was on arrangement as he finished no mistake from tie operation after a hosts catastrophic to pure a corner. Jemerson finished it 2-0 from another quandary and Falcao disfigured a stately shot into a tip right quandary to extend Monaco’s lead.

Said kept Dijon’s hopes alive with a shot between a legs of ‘keeper Danijel Subasic. It was a fleeting subtract for a hosts as Falcao met a fractious from Thomas Lemar to pointer his team’s win with a header 6 mins into a second half.


Forced to play though a scold goalkeeper in a final 27 minutes, Lille went down 3-0 during promoted Strasbourg in a French fasten on Sunday.

Striker Nicolas De Preville took a ‘keeper duties after Mike Maignan was sent off for throwing a spin during a Strasbourg player. Lille manager Marcelo Bielsa had already finished his 3 substitutions and was amateurish to pierce another goalkeeper on to a pitch.

De Preville remained in thought for 11 mins until Jonas Martin pennyless a deadlock for a hosts. De Preville thereafter left a gloves to midfielder Ibrahim Amadou, who conceded twin some-more goals from Dimitri Lienard, who scored from a spot, and Jeremy Grimm.

Bielsa had to make twin changes in a initial 18 mins after Thiago Mendes and Kevin Malcuit picked adult injuries. Bielsa finished a third replacement, for tactical reasons, before a interval.

It was Lille’s initial wreckage after a northern side uninterrupted a mellow with a 3-0 win conflicting Nantes final weekend. Strasbourg bounced behind from a 4-0 thrashing during a hands of Lyon in Week 1 to post a initial win in a tip capricious given 2008.

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