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Highlights: Messi and Mbappe silence naysayers with goal after 8 seconds, as PSG bag seven at Lille

The capital club’s front-3 were firing on all cylinders this evening


Footage of French champions Paris Saint-Germain’s latest dominant triumph has piqued widespread attentions online on Sunday night.

Christophe Galtier’s troops were back in action a short time ago.

Fresh off an electric opening to the new Ligue 1 campaign, PSG made the trip to The Stade Pierre-Mauroy, for a meeting with LOSC Lille.

And, when all was said and done, the encouraging early-season signs only continued for the capital giants.

This came as a scintillating attacking display ultimately gave rise to a 6-1 triumph.

Kylian Mbappe was first on target, rounding out a wonderful training ground routine straight from kick-off, slotting home from Lionel Messi’s inch-perfect assist with just eight (yes, EIGHT) seconds into the action:

Messi then turned goalscorer himself a short time later, before further strikes on the part of Achraf Hakimi and Neymar put the evening’s visitors out of sight before the half-time whistle had even sounded:

Galtier’s troops weren’t done there, though, as a showcase of sheer brilliance on the part of Neymar and Mbappe over the course of the 2nd-half saw the former net once more, before PSG’s explosive young talisman racked up his latest hat-trick:

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.



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