Neymar, Mbappe & Di Maria Run Riot In 6-1 Rout
Coupe De France Report: Rennes v Paris Saint-Germain 07 January 2018
Coupe De France
Result: Rennes 1-6 Paris Saint-Germain
Date: 07 January 2018
Venue: Roazhon Park
Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Angel Di Maria all bagged braces as Paris Saint-Germain thumped Rennes 6-1 in the Coupe de France on Sunday night.
The visitors broke the deadlock after just nine minutes as Thiago Silva set up Mbappe, who found the back of the net with a cool finish.
Neymar doubled PSG's lead in the 17th minute with a composed finish after some fine interplay in the build up.
Six minutes later, Di Maria got his name on the scoresheet with a close range finish after being played in by Yuri Berchiche, 0-3.
It was one-way traffic in the first half and the visitors managed to bag a fourth goal two minutes before the break when Neymar netted his second.
Rennes started seeing more of the ball in the second half and they were eventually awarded a penalty in the 66th minute. Benjamin Bourigeaud stepped up and made no mistake from the spot, 1-4
However, PSG restored their four-goal cushion in the 74th minute when Di Maria curled home a fine left-footed finish to complete his brace, 1-5.
The sixth goal arrived two minutes later when a well-worked team move was finished off by Mbappe. His second goal of the game.
That was the final piece of action in the second half as Unai Emery's charges ran out big winners on the night.