Angers 0-5 PSG: Cavani & Mbappe net braces in big win

Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 04/11/2017

Paris Saint-Germain hammer Anger 5-0 in the week 12 of the Ligue 1 encounter at Stade Jean-Bouin with goals from Edison Cavani, Kylian Mbappe, and Julian Draxler was enough to extend their lead to seven on top the log table 

Mbappe opens the get flood of goals in early in the game before Draxler and Cavani becomes only the second player after Zlatan Ibrahimovic to score 100 Ligue 1 goals for PSG.

The Uruguay striker gets his second of the game in the 60th minutes before summer acquisition Mbappe complete his brace late in the match to make 5-0 score margin,

Setting the scene

Unai Emery also makes two changes to the PSG side that beat Anderlecht in their midweek Champion’s League game

Neymar out of the encounter through injury and Marquinhos miss out and are replaced by Presnel Kimpembe and Javier Pastore, While Angel Di Maria is out also and Pastore moving up to join Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani in a front three.

First Half

Mbappe puts PSG upfront early as 5 minutes with after Dani Alves brilliantly cross from the right is met France international who collects the ball and slot it past Anger goalkeeper Mathieu Michel to make it 1-0.

Karl Toko Ekambi provides cross to Vincent Manceau it aces of space in the center of the PSG box but his volley is wild and high over the bar which could have to equalize six minutes after going down.

Alves create the second goal with a brilliant pass to Draxler runs onto the ball and chips it over the Anger stopper Michel and into the left corner of the goal to make 2-0 after 14 minutes.

Fifteen minutes later Mbappe who bursts down the right wing he flicks the ball into the path of Cavani in the right of the box, who fires it first time into the right of the goal to make 3-0 for PSG.

On 45 minutes PSG with a free-kick in a promising position, roughly 19 yards from goal and very central as Cavani tries to fire it low but it hits the foot of a defender in the wall and is away from danger.

Second Half

After the restart of the second half as Mbappe in a run with a pacy cross is met by the head of Cavani who can only find the body of an Angers defender but the Uruguayan appeals for a handball but the referee waves play on.

Cavani gets his second of the night on 60 minutes as Draxler plays the Uruguay international into acres of space down the right wing and the former Napoli striker powers his way towards the box before unleashing an unstoppable shot into the right of the net to make 4-0.

Lucas Moura plays a one-two with Mbappe as he slotting into the bottom left of the goal to make 5-0.

Mbappe with a chance for a hat-trick but his effort is deflected out for a corner after a blocked pass fell kindly into his path.