PSG star Neymar scores 2 and assist 2 in home debut.
It’s been a long wait for Neymar PSG home debut and he did not disappoint the fans expectation.
Although he is excited to make his home debut for his new club, he never forgets to pay emotional tribute to what happens at Barcelona.
Neymar was filmed crying during the one minutes silence to pay tribute to the victims caused by terrorism in Barcelona last week.
Game time, game face!
Neymar involved straight after the kick off involving in PSG early attacks.
But all his effort and brilliant play lead to Toulouse grabbing a surprise lead on the 19th minute thanks to Max Gradel.
PSG kept their composure though and continue to press on to get the equalizer.
Neymar come close to level the game but his brilliant header comes off the bottom post.
Doesn’t matter at all because he finally get his 1st goal and bring his team level after tapping in from close range after latching on to the rebound from Adrien Rabiot shot.
Few minutes later, PSG continue their momentum and this time the world most expensive players lays the favor back to Rabiot who drills a low shoot into the bottom corner and 2-1 PSG!
Neymar has been heavily involved in their comeback lead till half time and kept some for more in the second half rout.
Before the rout though, PSG went down to 10 men after Veratti received his second yellow mid way through the second half.
The red card did not force PSG to put men behind the ball but instead went on to finish off the game.
Neymar won a penalty after getting tripped from behind and Cavani converts to make 3-1.
Toulouse gave PSG some surprised shock again after Jullien pulls one back and make it 3-2 hoping for a tight finish to the game.
No more comebacks though after substitute Javier Pastore restore back the home side 2 goals advatange with a brilliant curling effort.
The Argentinian insists after the game that he is going no where despite the arrival of Neymar and Mbappe pursuit.
On the 84th minutes, Kurzawa scored probably the goal of the night after a trick corner from Neymar.
Instead of crossing the ball into the box, the Brazilian drills the ball with pace to the defender who scored with an acrobatic left foot volley.
The Frenchman then went to Neymar for his well though assist.
Neymar do not want to be upstaged by the brilliant Kurzawa goal and round the game off by a brilliant solo effort in the penalty area and once and for all finish the game with a 6-2 scoreline to the home side.
He shows great control of the ball and found a way through two defenders and then shield the ball from the third defender before slotting the ball low into the bottom corner with his left foot.
Neymar has certainly make PSG a force to reckon with in the French League and Champions League.
Their attacking ability has now increased tremendously after the Brazilian arrival. The superstar can basically do anything with a football and can be PSG very own Messi.
Neymar has now scored three goals in two league games.
During post-match interview, Neymar express his dissatisfaction on Barcelona board.
“I have 4 great years with Barcelona and left happily but I am not happy with the board. There are people who does not belong in the board and everyone knows it” he said.
So maybe there is another reason why Neymar chose to leave Barcelona.
He also added that he wished his ex-teammates in Barcelona can return to their best and fight for trophies as he has “many good friends” in the club and is sad to see their current situation.
It will be interesting if PSG draws Barcelona in the Champions League.
Who will come out on top between Neymar and Messi?