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PSG Stars Neymar And Edinson Cavani Look To Be Be Friends Again As Both Score In Bordeaux Thrashing

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Brazilian star Neymar scored two goals and dished out one assist to help Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain crush Bordeaux 6-2 at home on Saturday, while Amiens’ home encounter against Lille was postponed after barrier of the stand collapsed and more than 20 fans were injured.

Neymar scored his first goal just five minutes in with a brilliant 35-yard free-kick

Both sides came to the Parc des Princes with unbeaten records. Although their perfect winning record was snapped by Montpellier last round, PSG players still felt pretty motivated, especially following their 3-0 home victory over Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich in UEFA Champions League group match.

Neymar, who set a record transfer fee of 222 million euros during the off-season, proved himself as early as five minutes into the match, as his brilliant free-kick beat helpless goalkeeper Benoit Costil.

Neymar is then mobbed by his team-mates after his world class strike

Neymer provided a clinical cross for Edinson Cavani to slot his eighth league goal of the season seven minutes later, before Thomas Meunier built a three-goal lead for the hosts on 21 minutes.

Younousse Sankharé pulled one back for Bordeaux

Younousse Sankhare got one back for Bordeaux in the 31st minute, as he comfortably putt Nicolas de Preville’s cross into an empty net.

Neymar and Edinson Cavana were rumoured to be at loggerheads – but there were no signs of that today

PSG didn’t seem to restrain their gunfire power. Neymar converted the spot kick from Otavio’s handball, and Julian Draxler made it beyond reach into the halftime with a superb volley on Kylian Mbappe’s cross.

The German fed teenage sensation Mbappe to fire in the second half. Malcolm scored a consolation goal for Bordeaux with a late penalty.

Neymar and Edinson Cavani looked the best of friends when the latter scored the second

The barrier of the visiting fans stand at Stade de La Licorne, Amiens’ home stadium, collapsed in the 16th minute, as Lille fans celebrated Fode Ballo-Toure’s goal. After they fell on the pitch, some could return to the stand, while others remained on the ground for medical aid. Fans were then evacuated by security staff.

Thomas Meunier found himself all alone in the box to fire his side 3-0 up

According to French media, 29 people were injured in the accident, among them five in serious condition.

Julian Draxler put PSG into a 4-1 lead with a beautiful left-foot volley
Kylian Mbappe netted to ensure PSG’s mega-money front three all found the net
Neymar and Mbappe

The match was immediately halted. After consulting with both teams, the league’s representative on site decided to postpone the match.

A barrier collapsed in front of away supporters at the Ligue 1 clash between Amiens and Lille
The barrier gave way as Lille fans celebrated a goal in the 15th minute

Elsewhere on Saturday, Dijon tied Strasbourg 1-1, Guingamp finished a 1-1 draw against Toulouse, Nantes got past Metz 1-0, and Rennes lost to Caen 1-0.

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