PSG’s Carlos Soler Scores Wonderful Backheel Goal As French Champions Rout 6th Tier Team, Video

PSG’s Carlos Soler Scores Wonderful Backheel Goal As French Champions Rout 6th Tier Team, Video

  • Carlos Soler scored arguably the best goal on the night as PSG ran riot against Pays de Cassel
  • The Spaniard added a sixth as his side got seven past the amateur side in the Coupe de France
  • PSG will next take on rivals Olympique Marseille in the round of 16 after an emphatic victory

On a night of too many brilliant goals, Carlos Soler’s sole strike for Paris Saint-Germain tops the rest, as the French champions cruised past amateur side Pays de Cassel.

PSG blasted seven brilliant goals past the French sixth-tier side to book a round of 16 spot in the French Cup, in an extraordinary night for Christophe Galtier’s men.

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Carlos Soler scored PSG's sixth goal in the 7-0 rout of French 6th-tier side Pays de Cassel in the French Cup. Photo by Jean Catuffe.
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With the French champions already leading 5-0 thanks to a brilliant hat-trick from Kylian Mbappe, Soler got on the scoresheet to pile more misery on Pays de Cassel.

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The 26-year-old Spaniard showed his brilliance after converting using his backheel, while being crowded by the opposition defenders.

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Soler’s goal was his fourth for PSG this season and his first in the French Cup, after joining the Ligue 1 champions from Valencia last summer.

Mbappe scores five in Coupe

Meanwhile, Mbappe scored five goals as PSG ran riot against sixth-tier side, Pays de Cassel to reach the last 16 of the French Cup, BBC reports.

The minnows had already won three games to reach the last 32, and managed to hold out for 29 minutes before the French star opened the scoring.

Neymar scored four minutes later, before Mbappe added two more before the break - on either side of Soler's strike - to set up a tie against Marseille.

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Mbappe and Neymar combine beautifully

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that when Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are in their element, it is very hard for the opposition 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.

The Brazilian found the Frenchman before bursting forward, with Mbappe then picking out Neymar despite coming under pressure from the defenders.