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Mbappe score 4 goals in 13 minutes in PSG's win over Lyon

Mbappe score 4 goals in 13 minutes in PSG's win over Lyon”

Mbappe, who won the best young player award at the World Cup in Russian Federation after becoming the first teenager to score in a final since Pele in 1958, delivered his most efficient display since joining PSG against Lyon.

The striker is a serious contender to win FIFA's Ballon d'Or award which has a shortlist of 30 players.

Neymar had opened the scoring with a ninth-minute penalty, though it's fair to say it was quickly forgotten about in light of his younger team-mate's heroics. Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) were just 1-0 in the first half of the recently played Ligue 1 match but went on to register a tremendous 5-0 win, thanks to their French talisman.

"My performance was good, but it was a team effort above all", Mbappe told Canal+ after the final whistle at Parc des Princes.

'The Ballon d'Or? Why not?

PSG was reduced to 10 men when defender Presnel Kimpembe was sent off with a straight red midway through the first half, but Lyon was also left with 10 men when Lucas Tousart picked up a second yellow in first-half stoppage time. Mbappe has taken his total goal scoring tally to 8 in the league, this season.

Neymar soon sent the 19-year-old bearing down on goal yet again, and Mbappe lofted the ball into the net to complete an incredible eight-minute hat-trick.

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel said Kylian Mbappe could have scored seven goals after the teenage sensation ran riot by netting four against Lyon. For me he's a phenomenon.

Mbappé's dazzling display and Neymar's goal saw record-breaking PSG become the first side to win all nine of their opening league matches in the history of France's top flight.

Neymar was out injured for a long spell last season and had a disappointing World Cup. He is only 19 years and 9 months old.

Mbappe has since made amends. Of course, I know my value, I know the pressure that exists, I know my responsibilities but we have many quality players who also have their responsibilities.



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