PSG prepares for Liverpool with Saint-Etienne thrashing



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15 Sep 2018, 02:59 IST
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PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain’s margin is so huge that the reigning champions do not even want Kylian Mbappe and Neymar to thrash rival French groups.

PSG bought prepared for subsequent week’s Champions League opener at Liverpool with a 4-Zero win over Saint-Etienne on the Parc des Princes on Friday, extending its excellent report to 5 league video games.

Mbappe served the primary of his three-match ban whereas Neymar was rested by coach Thomas Tuchel after taking part in with Brazil in a pleasant sport in opposition to El Salvador midweek in america.

With out his two star gamers, Tuchel gave Julian Draxler a begin, a transfer that paid off because the German worldwide put the hosts in entrance with a header within the 22nd minute after a protracted go by Marco Verrati.

Edinson Cavani made it 2-Zero within the 51st after being fouled within the space for his third objective this season, and Angel Di Maria added the third close to the tip with a strong left-footed shot from a decent angle. Substitute ahead Moussa Diaby accomplished the win along with his first objective within the high tier within the 84th.

PSG handed 10-time champion Saint-Etienne its first loss this season and prolonged its lead over second-placed Dijon to 6 factors. Dijon hosts Angers on Saturday.

Tuchel, who was appointed this summer season as a substitute for Unai Emery, set a brand new membership report by turning into the primary coach to win his 5 opening league matches in his first season.

Earlier, Good defeated Rennes 2-1 with targets by Allan Saint-Maximin and Pierre Lees-Melou.

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