PSG 5-0 Auxerre: Mbappe on the scoresheet as PSG rout Auxerre

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On Sunday, Auxerre suffered an away defeat to Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes. PSG were keen to hang onto their position at the top of the table and extend their winning run after winning their previous two games in the competition. The most recent was against the FC Lorient away (2-1), the other to Troyes at home (4-3) whilst Auxerre had secured a point against Troyes in their previous match. PSG are now in 1st place on the table and have 41 points while Auxerre sit in 15th with 13 points after 15 matches.

Les Parisiens didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, when Kylian Mbappe opened the rout, at 11 minutes, and they saw out the first half 1-0.

PSG staged a comeback in the second half, when Carlos Soler found the net in the 51st minute. PSG looked to have the match under control when they scored again to grab the advantage, thanks to a goal from Achraf Hakimi in the 57th minute to establish a 3-0. PSG looked to have the match under control when they scored again and increased their lead, thanks to a goal from Renato Sanches, at 81 minutes to establish a 4-0. However they weren’t finished yet and Hugo Ekitike made it 5-0, 84 minutes in to give a final score of 5-0.

Substitutions for PSG included Renato Sanches, Pablo Sarabia, Hugo Ekitike, Presnel Kimpembe and Warren Zaire-Emery for Carlos Soler, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Sergio Ramos and Marco Verratti, respectively. Auxerre brought on Gaetan Perrin, Nuno Da Costa, Gauthier Hein, Gaetan Charbonnier and Youssouf M’Changama for Lassine Sinayoko, Mbaye Niang, Paul Joly, Mathias Autret and Hamza Sakhi.

PSG next face RC Strasburg while Auxerre are at home to AS Mónaco.

Technical card:
Paris Saint-Germain:Gianluigi Donnarumma, Achraf Hakimi, Sergio Ramos (Presnel Kimpembe, min.75), Nordi Mukiele, Nuno Mendes, Carlos Soler (Renato Sanches, min.61), Neymar (Hugo Ekitike, min.75), Danilo Pereira, Marco Verratti (Warren Zaire-Emery, min.82), Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi (Pablo Sarabia, min.75)
Auxerre:Benoit Costil, Paul Joly (Gauthier Hein, min.58), Rayan Raveloson, Jubal, Julian Jeanvier, Gideon Mensah, Lassine Sinayoko (Gaetan Perrin, min.58), Hamza Sakhi (Youssouf M’Changama, min.84), Birama Toure, Mathias Autret (Gaetan Charbonnier, min.70) and Mbaye Niang (Nuno Da Costa, min.58)
Stadium:the Parc des Princes
Goals:Kylian Mbappe (1-0, min. 11), Carlos Soler (2-0, min. 51), Achraf Hakimi (3-0, min. 57), Renato Sanches (4-0, min. 81) and Hugo Ekitike (5-0, min. 84)