PARIS SAINT GERMAIN ahead Edinson Cavani struck 12 minutes into his first match of the season whereas Kylian Mbappe and Neymar additionally scored in a Three-1 win over lowly Angers.
The guests put up a courageous combat within the first half, levelling by means of a Thomas Mangani penalty after Cavani’s early objective.
However the nearly inevitable eventual loss left them with three straight league defeats this season whereas titleholders PSG have the identical variety of wins.
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel rested 40-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and gave Alphonse Areola — final season’s first alternative — his first outing of the marketing campaign.
Uruguay ahead Cavani, injured throughout the World Cup, was additionally included for the primary time after regaining full health — and he made a right away impression.
Angers misplaced possession in midfield and paid dearly as Neymar acquired free on the proper and his go was deflected into the trail of Cavani for final season’s Ligue 1 high scorer to web from shut vary, with little greater than ten minutes gone.
Cavani thumped the foot of the publish with a downward header minutes later however Angers refused to collapse and surprised the hosts by equalising within the 22nd minute.
PSG defender Thilo Kehrer, making his debut after his transfer from Schalke 04, gave away a penalty with a careless sort out on Flavien Tait and Mangani transformed from the spot.
Angers appeared snug till PSG regained the lead six minutes after halftime when Angel Di Maria’s cross was volleyed dwelling by Mbappe for his third league objective of the season.
The 19-year-old World Cup winner then arrange the third for Neymar, exchanging passes with Adrien Rabiot earlier than reducing the ball again for the Brazilian to attain simply.