Mbappé scores quadruple as PSG subject Lyon to a crushing defeat

PSG 5-0 Lyon

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Kylian Mbappe’s team mates celebrates with him after the match (BBC sports)

Kylian Mbappe scored four goals as Paris St-Germain extended their winning start in Ligue 1 by thrashing Lyon.

Within 9 minutes of the match Neymar converted a penalty to put PSG ahead. Both teams finished the first half with 10 men. PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe was sent off with a straight red card 32nd minute for a dangerous studs-up tackle on Tanguy Ndombele. The referee initially gave a yellow card but changed it to red after the VAR review. At the end of half-time Lyon’s midfielder Lucas Tousart was sent off with his second yellow of the game.

Kylian Mbappe scored four goals within 13 minutes in second half. His first goal came on the 60th minute with a low strike off the post. Then he scored a hat-trick after that, making it his 11th goal in nine matches, leading to a 5-0 crushing defeat against Lyon.

PSG have won all nine league games so far and are already eight points clear of second-placed Lille.

 

 

 

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