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Neymar hits hat-trick: PSG 5-1 Basaksehir Player Ratings

The Brazilian bagged an impressive treble against as the French giants finish ahead of RB Leipzig in their Champions League group

Neymar bagged a hat-trick against Basaksehir Neymar bagged a hat-trick against Basaksehir
11:05pm on Wednesday 9th December 2020
By
Abel Meszaros

Paris Saint-Germain produced a scintillating display at the Parc des Princes to thrash Istanbul Basaksehir 5-1 in their delayed Group H encounter.

The convincing win means Thomas Tuchel's side finish top of the group despite losing two of their opening three Champions League matches.

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe ran the show for last season's beaten finalist's scoring all of PSG's goals between them. Their reward should be a more favourable draw in the last-16 stage of Europe's elite cup competition.

Paris Saint-Germain 5-1 Basaksehir: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

✔️ GOOD PERFORMANCE

Kylian Mbappe: 9.1

The 21-year-old sensation got back to goalscoring form against Basaksehir after netting his 100th and 101st goal for the Parisians.

Mbappe tucked away a well-taken penalty that essentially wrapped up the three points for the French giants on the stroke of half-time before adding a second just past the hour mark.

PSG's golden boy further enhanced his ever-growing reputation by beating one of Lionel Messi's many records. Mbappe's brace means he's now the youngest ever player in Champions League history to reach 20 goals in the competition.

BAD PERFORMANCE

Mert Gunok: 4.6

The whole of the Basaksehir backline had a night to forget as PSG's famed attacking duo tore the Turkish side to pieces.

Goalkeeper Mert Gunok felt the full force of Neymar and Mbappe at their best and was helpless as five goals sailed into his net.

Although conceding so many goals is always a 'keeper's worst nightmare, there wasn't much Gunok could've done to stop the French onslaught.

STAR MAN

Neymar: 10.0

It was a perfect performance from the Brazilian star who was brought to the French capital for nights like this.

When Neymar's on-form he's unstoppable, and this display certainly falls into that category.

A superb hat-trick secured top spot for PSG with his first the pick of the bunch. A beautiful turn and nut-meg on the edge of the box was finished off in style as the former Barcelona man curled his effort into the top corner leaving Gunok motionless.

Paris Saint-Germain 5-1 Basaksehir: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

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