Celtic 0-5 PSG: Cavani Creates History at Parkhead

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Paris Saint-Germain(PSG) kicked off Champions League Group B in style, smashing Celtic 5-0 ahead of their crucial showdown with Bayern Munich.

Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar all found the net as Paris Saint-Germain inflicted Celtic’s heaviest ever home defeat in Europe by racking up a 5-0 scoreline at Parkhead.

PSG’s star-studded forward line tore the Scottish champions apart to not only maintain their perfect start to the new season but also send out a warning to their Champions League rivals.

15′ GOAL! NO! OFFSIDE! Let off for Celtic, but what a goal it would have been. Some super slick stuff between Motta, Verratti and Rabiot and they finally work the ball out to Kurzawa who crosses for Cavani to tap in at the far post – but the flag is raised and it won’t count. Good call by the officials!

19′ GOAL! Celtic 0-1 PSG (Neymar) Neymar scores for PSG! It has been coming and the Brazilian makes the breakthrough afer a rare Celtic surge forwards breaks down. The crowd howl for a free kick but instead Rabiot plays in Neymar, who beats Ralston and smashes it past Gordon and into the roof of the net. Superb finish.

34′ GOAL! Celtic 0-2 PSG (Mbappe) MBAPPE SCORES! The teenager doubles PSG’s lead and it’s deserved on the balance of play. Verratti crosses, Neymar at the far post heads it back across goal and although Cavani completely misses his kick, Mbappe is lurking behind him and smashes it home.

41′ GOAL! Celtic 0-3 PSG (Cavani, Pen) The striker makes no mistake from the spot, sidefooting the ball into the top corner as Gordon dives the other way. Great penalty. Celtic are in damage limitation mode now.

83′ WN GOAL! Celtic 0-4 PSG (Lustig) Disaster for Lustig who puts the ball into his own net after a cross from Draxler. The German cuts the ball across goal and Lustig at the far post is a bit unlucky, he’s not expecting it and it flies off him and into the goal.
85′ GOAL! Celtic 0-5 PSG (Cavani) It’s 5-0 to PSG and it’s a super goal, a brilliant cross from Kurzawa finds Cavani at the far post and he dives to head it across goal and into the far corner.
Celtic XI: Gordon; Ralston, Lustig, Šimunović, Tierney; Brown, Ntcham; Roberts, Armstrong, Sinclair; Griffiths

Subs: De Vries, Bitton, Ajer, McGregor, Rogic, Edouard, Forrest

PSG XI: Areola; Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Kurzawa; Motta, Verratti, Rabiot; Neymar, Mbappé, Cavani

Subs: Trapp, Kimpembe, Berchiche, Meunier, Lo Celso, Draxler, Lucas

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