Champions League: PSG crushed Red Star 6-1, Neymar scores hat-trick

Champions League: PSG crushed Red Star 6-1, Neymar scores hat-trick

- PSG beat Red Star (Crvena Zvezda) Belgrade 6-1 in their match day 2 home clash

- Neymar scored 3 goals, 2 of them with free-kicks

- Cavani, Di Maria and Mbappe supported him by own goals

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Paris Saint-Germain outclassed their Belgrade rivals with 6-1 win at Parc des Princes. After 20 minutes from the start Neymar scored two goals, a little bit later in first half Cavani and Di Maria increased it on the scoreboard.

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In the second half Mbappe added goal to his earlier assist, and Neymar made a hat-trick with his second free kick stunner. Therefore, Marko Marin scored once for the underdog but the final 6-1 is not the result they came for.

PSG held a whopping 74% possession in that match, having 34 total shots, 17 of them on target. The Parisian also took 13 corners to none for the visitors.

Champions League: PSG crushed Red Star 6-1, Neymar scores two free-kicks and made hat-trick

Champions League: PSG crushed Red Star 6-1, Neymar scores two free-kicks and made hat-trick
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After 3-2 loss at Liverpool in their group opener, PSG needed to grab 3 points and they took it very easy. Despite the strong character of FK Crvena Zvezda, the attacking power of French side made that night well for Paris.

Next time in UCL Ligue 1 champion hosts Napoli on Wednesday, October 24.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported about 7 reasons Real Madrid won't win the 2018/19 Champions League cup.

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