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Mbappe and Neymar help PSG ease to a 1-4 win away to Monaco.

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A Kylian Mbappe brace, a goal from Neymar and one from substitute Pablo Sarabia saw Paris Saint-Germain win comfortably against Monaco.

The opening 20 minutes of the midweek Ligue 1 clash saw PSG have the better of the chances.

The home side created opportunities but lacked quality in the final third.

The visitors broke the deadlock in the 24th minute when none other than Kylian Mbappe got on the score sheet once more.

It is surprising that opponents do not at least attempt to preempt the PSG attack.

As we have seen so many times before. A fast break down the sing from Angel Di Maria starts the move off. A through ball to Mbappe and Monaco keeper Lecomte is picking the ball out of the back of the net.

The Parisians piled on the pressure and were rewarded for their efforts in first-half stoppage time.

This time Kurzawa drew the foul in the area by Glik and PSG had a penalty.

It was Neymar’s turn to get on the score sheet. The Brazilian stepped up and made no mistake.

Half-time: Monaco 0 – 2 PSG.

The second half was not too dissimilar to the first, with PSG doing most of the work and creating most of the chances.

In his last outing, Mauro Icardi touched the ball 13 times and scored two goals. This time he was not so prolific and was substituted in the 71st minute.

His replacement though was quite inspirational.

Only one minute on the field of play, his first touch of the ball and he scored.

Pablo Sarabia came on for Icardi. The first bit of business was to be set up by Marco Verratti made it 0-3 to PSG.

The principality did pull a goal back in the 87th minute when Tiemoue Bakayoko made the most of an Adrien Silva cross from a free-kick.

There was still enough time on the clock for Mbappe to get in on the action once more against his old club.

The 91st minute saw Neymar set his strike partner up, who added a right-footed goal to go with his earlier left-footed one.