Coupe de France: Neymar, Mbappe & Di Maria send PSG through - FCNaija
Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 07/01/2018
Paris Saint Germain demolished Rennes 6-1 at Roazhon Park to go through to next round of Coupe de France on Sunday night Kylian Mbappe opens the floodgate goals with Neymar and Angel Di Maria scored twice before France international round it up in the seven goals thrillers. First Half The first chance of the game goes to Mbappe as he misses a sitter, sending his close-range effort over the bar and two minutes later France international didn't miss a second time to make it 1-0 for PSG.Lo Celso Giovani makes a fine run before taking a nice shot and Rennes keeper Diallo make a great save, minutes later PSG play a lovely team interplay and a typically brilliant finish from Neymar to make 2-0.Neymar almost gets his second with effort hit off the post it would have been another brilliant goal from the Brazilian and Ángel Di María joins the scoring party as Yuri Berchiche threads a through ball to the far post, where Argentina slots it past Diallo to make 3-0 after 23 minutes.Rennes goalkeeper Diallo continues to have a hectic night as he makes a kick save to deny Mbappe at the near post. Neymar makes it 4-0 following a fast break and Mbappe set up the Brazilian superstar puts the finishing touches on a perfectly-executed counterattack.Second Half PSG keeper Trapp makes his first save of the night to deny Mubele a few minutes later Mubele almost pulls one back for Rennes as the dethroned Ligue 1 was lucky.