Neymar, Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappe and Angel Di Maria all on target despite sloppy display

IT was only fitting that an Angel capped off a stunning display from the Holy Trinity.

But it was by no means a walk in the park for the Ligue 1 giants.

Sloppy and lackadaisical play behind PSG’s £409million front line allowed Anderlecht to ask questions of the visitors.

But with Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani, Neymar – and Di Maria – the team were able to get away with an off day.

Mbappe opened the scoring after just three minutes in Belgium, getting away a shot from a tight angle on the right.

And in doing so, the French whizz kid made history in becoming the highest-scoring teenager in Champions League history.

The Uruguayan is now two shy of Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s record of nine consecutive goals in Europe.

World-record signing Neymar – not to be outdone – got in on the action with a clever free-kick breaking through a poor Anderlecht wall after 66 minutes.

And substitute Di Maria finished off the, amazingly, average performance with a delightful chip two minutes from full-time.

Unai Emery’s men boast an impeccable record of three wins, 12 goals and none conceded in three games.

Elsewhere, Bayern Munich kept up the chase with their European rivals with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Celtic.

For all Anderlecht’s hard work in the fixture, they find themselves bottom of Group B and are yet to score a goal.


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