Celtic 0 – 5 Paris Saint-Germain – PSG work it out great! with glorious finishes from; Neymar, Mbappe, Draxler and Cavani.
Neymar previously scored four times against Celtic for Barcelona, Neymar led the way in Paris St-Germain’s opening Champions League group win as Celtic sustained their heaviest ever home European defeat.
The world’s most expensive player coolly finished and then had a hand in PSG’s second, which was finished emphatically by Kylian Mbappe.
Edinson Cavani converted a penalty for the visitors’ third before the break. Mikael Lustig’s own goal was followed by Cavani’s second of the night, a diving header.
Celtic 0 – 5 Paris Saint-Germain | UEFA Champions League – Match Highlights
- 19′ 0 – 1 Neymar Jr scores through PSG’s pressure which tells, but Celtic will be raging as they believe they should have been given a foul in the French side’s half when Scott Sinclair hit the deck. The visitors break quickly and Adrian Rabiot’s fine ball behind Anthony Ralston finds Neymar and the Brazil forward fires past the onrushing Craig Gordon.
- 34′ 0 – 2 Kylian Mbappe strikes in PSG’s second goal just as Celtic were enjoying more territory, they are cut open again. Neymar heads across goal and, although Edinson Cavani kicks fresh air in front of goal, Kylian Mbappe is on hand to fire high into the net from five yards.
40′ 0 – 3 [Penalty] Edinson Cavani having been fouled by Jozo Simunovic who pulls back him inside the penalty box, a needless action by the big central defender as the striker was not going to get anywhere near the cross to win the penalty, the Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani fires the spot kick high past goalkeeper Craig Gordon.
83′ 0 – 4 [Own Goal] Mikael Lustig is so unlucky as Julian Draxler’s low cross is touched off the fingers of goalkeeper Craig Gordon, through the legs of Anthony Ralston and bounces off the defensive partner and into the net.
85′ 0 – 5 Edinson Cavani produces a sublime headed finish at the back post from a deep Layvin Kurzawa cross. Celtic are facing their heaviest home defeat in European competition.
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