Mbappe scores as Cavani nets twice in 5-1 whitewash of Metz
Ligue 1 By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/09/2017
Paris Saint Germain continue their 100 percent record with goal second half goals Kylian Mbappe Edison Cavani, Neymar and Lucas Moura to demolished Metz 5-1 in the week five of Ligue 1 encounter which takes place at Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien on Friday night.First Half The first period of no chance on 11' Kawashima makes an incredible double save to deny Julian Draxler and Edison Cavani was on off side when he tries to get to the ball.on the 22 minute of the encounter, the German winger Draxler from Paris Saint Germain successfully passes the ball in the box and finds a team mate Cavani with a close-range effort is denied by the woodwork.23rd Draxler takes a short corner kick from the left to Neymar where he crosses the ball but it is nowhere near the intended target it was clear by the home team.But two minutes later the home side press forward to get their first attempt on goal it was put to corner the Brazil for PSG Marquinhos.27 minutes into the game it still remains goalless with the home team have had 32% of possession compared to the away team's 68% on the 31 minutes later Neymar find a space make a successfully directs the ball behind the defence and find Cavani who wasted to chance with left footed shot from the left side of the box to get the first goal of the match.Marquinhos release a long pass to Kylian Mbappe where find the head of the goal scorer Cavani with good pull out but the Uruguay fail to find back of the net.On the 37 minutes, Mathieu Dossevi from Metz successfully makes a lovely set play to his team mate former Newcastle man Emmanuel Riviere scores with a header to make 1-1 for the home team.41' Draxler shown the yellow card for a late challenge a minute a later Brazilian superstar with a stellar lob pass into the box for Cavani but it was ruled offside.After one minute of stoppage time added the centre referee end the game for a half time which ends in stalemate.Second half begins As the second stanza of the game begins Kylian Mbappe passes the ball in the box, but his team mates fail to benefit from it. and the home have a good opportunity to take the lead by after PSG goalkeeper Alphonse Areola is guilty of making a defensive error but goal scorer for Metz Riviere has a great chance to score but somehow manages to miss the target!55' former Spurs man Assou-Ekotto shown a red card for a foul from behind on Mbappe Metz are down to 10 men three minutes later Mbappe got an opportunity after square play from the left side but it was intercepted by the home team it fell to the right footed of Mabppe he now shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner for his debut goal for PSG to make it 2-1.On the 62 minutes, Neymar passes the ball in the box and finds a Kylian Mbappe has a shot deflected off target two minutes Edinson Cavani from sends a volley wide.
Adrien Rabiot sends a long ball upfield to Cavani wastes a huge chance as his shot hits the crossbar it one-way traffic on 69 minutes the world most expensive player Neymar gets a pass for his Rabiot provided the assist for the goal he dribble past two players before he curves the ball past the Japanese goalkeeper in goal for Metz to make it 3-1.Matthieu Udol puts his side under pressure after a bad clearance by Mbappe provided the assist to Cavani to get his second goal of the night to make it 4-1 on the 77 minutes double change for the dethroned champions with two scorer Cavani and skipper of the day Thiago Motta with Lucas Moura and Giovani Lo Celso coming it. Adrien Rabiot is leaving the field to be replaced by Christopher Nkunku in a tactical substitution on the 84 minutes.Neymar puts in a cross to PSG right back Thomas Meunier which he successfully directs a ball squarely in the box and finds Moura which he, but it's intercepted by an opponent player before he then follows up to score the fifth goal of the encounter. The fourth official shows there are 1 minute of time to be added in encounter after the home team have had 34% of possession compared to the away team's 66The center referee Desiage blow the final whistle on the 92 minutes.