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Cavani & Neymar Run Riot As PSG Net Five

French Ligue 1 

Result: Paris Saint-Germain 5-2 Strasbourg

Date: 17 February 2018

Venue: Parc di Princes

Edinson Cavani and Neymar played starring roles, as Paris Saint-Germain thumped Strasbourg 5-2 in Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.

The visitors took a surprising lead after just six minutes, when Jean-Eudes Aholou sent a fine finish into the bottom corner to stun the hosts following a swift counter attack.

Strasbourg's joy only last four minutes, as PSG levelled matters in the 10th minute though Julian Draxler's left-footed strike from the edge of the box.

The home side completed the turn around in the 21st minute, when Neymar slotted home from close range after Alexandre Okidja failed to deal with Givoani Le Celso's cross.

A minute later, PSG grabbed their third goal through Angel di Maria, who pounced on Martinez's poor pass before thumping the ball into the bottom corner.

Unai Emery charges managed to carve out a couple more chances, as the half went on but they were let down by their finishing.

The visitors did pull another goal in the 67th minute, as Stéphane Bahoken fire a clinical low effort into the far corner, 3-2.

Cavani restored PSG's two-goal cushion five minutes later, as the striker latched onto a pass from Javier Pastore before lifting the ball over Oukidja.

Cavani was not done their as he rounded off the scoring in the 80th minute, with another cool finish after being teed up Neymar, 5-2.

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