- Kylian Mbappe and Neymar were in top form as Paris Saint-Germain bested Pays de Cassel
- Mbappe scored a hat-trick in the first half before scoring two more times in the second half
- Lionel Messi was rested for the French Cup fixture but PSG didn't need their star to win big
When Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are in their element, it's very hard to stop them.
The duo proved that when they combined for Paris Saint-Germain's second goal against Pays de Cassel in the French Cup.
With Lionel Messi being rested for the clash, PSG had to rely on just two of their lethal front three for the game, but the duo didn't disappoint.
After Mbappe opened the scoring for the French champions, he and Neymar then played all around the Pays de Cassel defence as they grabbed a second.
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The Brazilian found the Frenchman before bursting forward, with Mbappe then picking out Neymar despite coming under pressure from the defenders.
Neymar used his fancy footwork to fashion a shooting chance and saw the ball disappear into the back of the net, despite the keeper's best efforts.
Mbappe then added insult to injury by scoring two quick goals after that to register a first-half hat-trick. He went on to grab a further two in the second half as PSG ran riot.
Mbappe scores five times
Mbappe and PSG were in ruthless fashion when they crossed paths with sixth-tier side, Pays de Cassel in the Coupe de France.
The Frenchman scored a stunning first-half hat-trick in a space of 11 minutes, before adding two more in the second half as PSG ran riot.
Mbappe chalked an incredible feat in the tie, becoming the first player from the Parisians' team to score five goals in a game.
Mbappe chases French cup record
Mbappe bagged a first-half hat-trick in a space of 11 minutes during his first game as the captain of Paris Saint-Germain.
He notched his three-peat goals against sixth-tier side, Pays de Cassel in the Coupe de France to set up a mouthwatering tie against Marseille in the next round.
The Frenchman has been relentless since his return from the World Cup and it comes as no surprise that he is just four goals shy from becoming the competition's all-time top scorer.
Source: Sports Brief News