WATCH: Pace, power & a nutmeg! Kylian Mbappe wriggles through two defenders to score stunning opening goal for PSG vs Lille
- World Cup winner opened the scoring
- Neymar also on target for French champions
- Eventful contest at Parc des Princes
WHAT HAPPENED? The French star netted the opening goal for Paris-Saint Germain from Neymar's assist in the 11th minute after going past two defenders, while nutmegging one of them.
Mbappé back after injury and doing what he does best ✨— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 19, 2023
That cheeky nutmeg 😮💨 pic.twitter.com/UQZ7pAI8A0
This is how Mbappé scored the 1-0 for PSG in the 1st half! 🤩— beIN SPORTS USA (@beINSPORTSUSA) February 19, 2023
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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Alongside providing the assist to Mbappe - which was his 17th to the Frenchman - Neymar doubled PSG's lead in the 17th minute, before Bafode Diakite pulled one back for the visitors in the 24th.
WHAT NEXT FOR PSG? Three points will help Christophe Galtier's side extend their lead at the top to eight points. They next face second-placed Marseille on February 26.