Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Dijon, Mbappe Scores Twice And Assist (Video Highlight)
Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 4-0 victory over Dijon on Saturday to re-establish their 13-point lead at the pinnacle of Ligue 1 .
Spain midfielder Pablo Sarabia opened the scoring early in the game as he netted his ninth goal in all competitions since the begin of 2020.
Mbappe brought a 2nd after the break with a composed end before he set up substitute Mauro Icardi at the Parc des Princes.
France international Mbappe then put the gloss on the result in injury time when he tapped in his 18th league goal of the season after Julian Draxler’s preliminary shot had been blocked.
PSG seized an early advantage when a miscued shot from Marquinhos inadvertently discovered Sarabia near the penalty spot and he reacted shortly to direct it past Dijon goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson.
PSG had been dealt a blow quickly afterwards when Angel Di Maria left the field with a mild hamstring pressure and was changed by Draxler as a precaution.
Dijon not often threatened as Thomas Tuchel’s side kept a clean sheet having conceded 9 goals in their previous three games.
The match remained in the stability as PSG have been wasteful in the front of goal until the floodgates opened with three goals in the remaining sixteen minutes.
Mbappe notched PSG’s 2nd when he raced on to Draxler’s throughball and angled in the finish.
He then became provider moments later when PSG capitalised on a slipshod Dijon backline and played in Icardi who saved his cool and slid the ball home.
Mbappe accomplished the rout in injury time with the easiest of finishes past Runarsson after the ball had dropped to him following Draxler’s shot.