Neymar scores again as French leader PSG wins at Lille 3-Zero
Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery says Neymar will rejoice his 26th birthday on Monday by inviting the entire squad to his banquet. The Brazilian needs to be in an excellent temper after scoring his 18th league objective on Saturday, serving to French leader PSG win at Lille 3-Zero to remain 11 factors away from second-place Marseille. He’s solely three objectives behind PSG teammate Edinson Cavani, the league high scorer, and catching him quick.
Neymar’s first season with PSG goes higher than maybe even he anticipated, on condition that he has 27 in 26 video games general since becoming a member of from Barcelona for a world file 222 million euros ($260 million). His free kick made it 2-Zero to PSG but additionally 10 objectives up to now seven video games, throughout which he’s additionally chipped in with 5 assists.
Emery expects Neymar to point out comparable generosity on Monday, when four-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Brazilian President Michel Temer are reportedly going to be amongst his dinner friends.
“I know he’s dining with his friends, teammates and the people he wants. I think we’re all invited,” Emery stated, gently reminding his players to not get too carried away seeing as they’ve a French Cup recreation at Sochaux on Tuesday. “The most important thing is training on Sunday morning and on Monday afternoon, and the game on Tuesday.”
Left again Yuri Berchiche put PSG forward on the stroke of halftime, Neymar scored within the 78th minute, and midfielder Giovani Lo Celso accomplished a cushty win late. Neymar was concerned within the opening objective, too. He whipped a cross for Cavani, and defender Junior Alonso went to contest the ball with Cavani close to the penalty spot. But Alonso inadvertently knocked it into the trail of Berchiche, who struck dwelling a low shot for his second objective of the season.
Neymar caressed his free kick into the highest left nook, by way of the submit, and Lo Celso grabbed his first for PSG with a brilliant chipped effort from the left of the penalty space into the fitting nook.
NO BALOTELLI, NO GOOD
Nice struggled with out high scorer Mario Balotelli up entrance and misplaced at dwelling to Toulouse 1-Zero to drop to seventh place behind Montpellier, which moved into sixth after beating Angers 2-1. Right again Mathieu Debuchy scored on his debut for Saint-Etienne after becoming a member of from Arsenal, and winger Remy Cabella added the opposite as the mid-table facet defeated Amiens 2-Zero.
Gus Poyet gained his second straight match since taking cost of Bordeaux, 2-Zero at Strasbourg. In Sunday’s video games, third-place Lyon, which is three factors behind Marseille, travels to fourth-place Monaco. Rennes hosts Guingamp, and Nantes travels to Caen.