Neymar scores on his debut as PSG defeat Guingamp 3-0

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2010 - Neymar is the 1st Brazilian player to score in Ligue 1 for his debut with Paris since Nenê v St Etienne on 7 August 2010.

But in truth, the game was all about Neymar, and, cometh the hour (or should that be "cometh the 62nd minute"), cometh the man.

Right-back Ikoko, a PSG academy graduate, had been the focus of unfamiliar attention in the build-up as the most likely man to directly oppose Neymar but his downfall early in the second period was all of his own making as his mis-directed pass back towards goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson was too strong and crept in via the upright.

His transfer was not completed in time to feature in PSG's 2017-18 Ligue 1 opener against Amiens last weekend - where he was presented to the Parc des Princes crowd - but he made up for lost time in style at Stade de Roudourou.

The Brazilian set up Edinson Cavani to make it 2-0, before the Uruguay worldwide fed Neymar for his first goal in PSG colours. Neymar teed up Angel Di Maria for a similar chance soon after, but the Argentina winger was stopped by Johnsson from point-blank range (78').

PSG are second on six points, behind Olympique Lyonnais on goals scored with Monaco, who thrashed Dijon 4-1 away earlier on Sunday, in third place also on six points.

Despite Monaco fans' concerns that French prodigy Kylian Mbappé might be leaving, they know they can still trust Radamel Falcao after the Colombian striker hit a hat-trick.

The win sees PSG join four other clubs as the remaining teams with a 100% record after two league games.

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