Neymar whistled by PSG fans over Cavani penalty incident

Neymar whistled by PSG fans over Cavani penalty incident

Neymar whistled by PSG fans over Cavani penalty incident

Neymar also reached a milestone against Dijon as his first assist made him the first player in any of Europe's top five leagues to provide ten assists this campaign.

Like against Dijon, it was the issue of penalty and free-kick duties that came between the pair with Neymar and Cavani visibly arguing with one another during one game.

PSG were 4-0 up at half-time after goals by Angel Di Maria (2), Cavani and Neymar.

Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani made it 3-0 with a score in the 21st minute, before the Brazilian superstar took over. French keeper Baptiste Reynet stuck to his spot like he was super glued to the pitch during the Neymar effort, watching the ball coast into the right corner. He struck again in the 73rd minute, dribbling from almost midfield before coasting into the box and placing a grounder into the near post past Reynet.

Four minutes later, Mbappe was set up by Neymar and the French worldwide scored PSG's seventh goal with a left-foot shot and Neymar rubbed salt in the visitors' wounds when he converted an 83rd-minute penalty. But the fans weren't overly excited about it, as they let out some boos.

Cavani bagged his 156th goal in all competitions for PSG, matching the club record of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who played for the club from 2012-16.

"I think Neymar took the penalty because it was also a good day for him", said PSG boss Unai Emery.

The Parc des Princes crowd chanted for Cavani to take the kick and Neymar was whistled after he stepped up to convert from 12 yards, but Silva insisted the Brazilian was unaffected by the reaction to his decision to take the penalty despite Neymar heading straight down the tunnel after the game.

"We're happy with it".

Neymar has been in fine form ever since securing his move to Paris Saint Germain in a world record move which saw him become the world's most expensive professional footballer.

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