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Neymar and Cavani fight again - FCNaija

Ligue 1 By: Linus Onyeze | 18/01/2018

Neymar once again argued with Edinson Cavani over who would take a spot kick for PSG as they ran riot against Dijon in Ligue 1 on Wednesday.

The world’s most expensive player scored four times as the French champions won 8-0 but that wasn’t enough to stop him from being booed by fans of his side as he argued with Cavani again, over penalty duties.

The win over Dijon sees PSG extend their advantage from nearest rivals Lyon to 11 points ahead of Sunday's game between the two sides, as besides scoring the four goals, Neymar also supplied a couple of assists.

Cavani headed in PSG's third goal of the night to draw level with the club's record goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic on 156 in all competitions.

But when the Uruguayan won a late penalty with the score at 7-0 and Neymar having already wrapped up his hat-trick, the former Barcelona man denied his colleague the chance to surpass Ibrahimovic.

The Parc des Princes crowd chanted for Cavani to take the kick and Neymar was whistled after he stepped up to convert from 12 yards, but PSG skipper Thiago Silva insisted the Brazilian was unaffected by the reaction to his decision to take the penalty.

"No, I do not think he was angry when he left," Silva told Canal+.

"There was some of the supporters against him, but the most important thing is the final score and the win.

"And for Edi, the record will come. He scores all the time, there are still a lot of games to play this year, he will beat all records."
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