NEYMAR scored twice, together with a first-half penalty, and created one other purpose as Paris Saint-Germain hammered beforehand unbeaten Bordeaux 6-2 in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
The Brazilian curled in an excellent 30-yard free-kick after simply 5 minutes on the Parc des Princes earlier than sliding in Edinson Cavani to double the lead seven minutes later.
Thomas Meunier’s wonderful side-footed end made it Three-Zero to PSG on 21 minutes, however Bordeaux hit again on the half hour as Younousse Sankhare utilized the ultimate contact to a slick staff transfer.
PSG have been then awarded a penalty, the primary since a row between Neymar and Cavani over spot-kick duties overshadowed a 2-Zero win in opposition to Lyon a fortnight in the past, with Neymar this time stepping as much as convert.
“For me the important thing with penalties is to score them,” mentioned PSG coach Unai Emery.
“The main thing is the two of them see the opportunity and they both can take penalties. The decision is down to those two. We’ve already spoken about it internally.”
Julian Draxler volleyed in an outstanding fifth earlier than half-time and Kylian Mbappe added one other on 58 minutes, whereas Malcom scored a late penalty for Bordeaux, as PSG pulled three factors away from defending champions Monaco on the prime.
“It was a good win against a team that was still undefeated,” mentioned Mbappe. “We don’t need to send a message, we’re just concentrating on ourselves. We could still do better, we’re not going to be picky, but there’s still room for a bit more.”
Emery rested captain Thiago Silva for the go to of third-place Bordeaux, who arrived within the capital trailing PSG by simply 4 factors after seven matches.
The hosts brushed apart five-time European champions Bayern Munich Three-Zero in midweek and the hole in school on Saturday was evident from the beginning in opposition to Jocelyn Gourvennec’s staff.
With Monaco dropping factors in Friday’s 1-1 draw at residence to Montpellier, PSG instantly signalled their intent as three quick-fire objectives left Bordeaux looking for to restrict the harm.
Neymar struck early as his magnificent free-kick flashed past a helpless Benoit Costil, with the Brazilian then taking part in in Cavani to poke in his eighth league purpose of the season on 12 minutes.
PSG have been additional in entrance when Yuri Berchiche’s cross from the left skipped previous Mbappe however Meunier ran onto it and the Belgian worldwide steered masterfully previous Costil.
Bordeaux replied on 31 minutes after Theo Pellenard demonstrated exceptional composure to string in Nicolas de Preville who squared for Sankhare to faucet into an empty web.
But a mindless handball from Otavio gifted PSG a penalty and Neymar, fairly than Cavani whose effort within the Lyon win on September 17 was saved, tucked away the spot-kick for his sixth league purpose.
Draxler made it 5 in fashion on the stroke of half-time when he fired in from Mbappe’s floated cross, and the French teenager notched a purpose of his personal on 58 minutes after he was launched in behind the defence by the German.
Bordeaux substitute Alexandre Mendy smacked the skin of the put up on 69 minutes, whereas Neymar practically accomplished his hat-trick when his shot whistled simply vast after a intelligent alternate with Draxler.
Brazilian Malcom, who prolonged his contract with Bordeaux till 2021 this week, netted a comfort within the ultimate minute after Jonathan Cafu was fouled within the space by Meunier.