Neymar shines on PSG debut, Falcao inspires Monaco


Neymar regularly made himself available and his neat passing in small spaces gave PSG several chances, his relationship with Cavani looking particularly promising.

Following his world-record €222 million move from Barcelona, Neymar will make his Paris Saint-Germain debut on Sunday after being named in the starting XI to face Guingamp.

The Brazil star took his place on the left-hand side of a front three alongside Cavani and Angel Di Maria and looked lively throughout against opponents who were happy to sit deep and defend in numbers until PSG found a breakthrough thanks to Jordan Ikoko's freaky own goal.

The Brazilian set up Edinson Cavani to make it 2-0, before the Uruguay global fed Neymar for his first goal in PSG colours.

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Yannis Salibur went close for Guingamp, but the visitors were soon back on the front foot and it was no surprise when they took the lead - only how it came about.

With Unai Emery's side already leading 1-0 thanks to Jordan Ikoko's freaky own goal, Neymar assisted Edinson Cavani with a wonderful pass before the roles were reversed eight minutes from time for the Brazilian to tap home.

Monaco were in cruise control as Falcao (3 & 37) and Jemerson (22) put them 3-0 up before Wesley Said pulled one back for Dijon a minute prior to the break. Earlier, Lille were beaten 3-0 at promoted RC Strasbourg, conceding all three goals after striker Nicolas de Préville took over as goalkeeper following the sending off of Mike Maignan in the 63rd minute.