Paris Saint-Germain Champions League - 13 September 2017

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The incident, in which he appeared to aim a kick at PSG's Kylian Mbappe, took place in the first half, shortly after the French side's third goal.

Cavani did, however, get his landmark goal before the break, converting from the spot after he had been pulled back by defender Jozo Simunovic as they battled to reach a cross. By way of a demonstration, not only were they three goals to the good by the midway stage of this Champions League encounter in Group B, but the spoils had been split evenly among their three attackers.

The French side showed why they are contenders to win the Champions League as they raced to a 3-0 first half lead with Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani all scoring to leave Celtic reeling by half time.

He may have opened his account for PSG in Europe, and terrorised Celtic once more, but Neymar's refusal to shake the hand of Celtic's rookie right-back Tony Ralston hasn't gone down well. "It's unlucky but I think it was the only shot I had on target". There will be tougher tests for PSG; facing Bayern Munich at home in Matchday 2 will be much, much harder. His goal-poaching ability and his willingness to get under the skin of the opponent could be very vital up front given that Rodgers has long said he wants this team to attack and not be afraid of the big names in the PSG lineup.

"I know the game when I didn't play without fear", the Celtic boss recalled to the Herald Scotland.

Emery had identified Leigh Griffiths as the danger man for Celtic before the game and the striker came close to an equaliser when his curling free-kick was tipped over by Alphonse Areola.

Celtic, too, are participating in the Champions League for the 10th time, which is equal best for most appearances for a Scottish club alongside Rangers.

He added: "Overall, as an 18-year-old coming into that he was excellent".

It's going to be interesting to see how Celtic can cope with them. He shared: "If we ever got to the last 16 of the Champions League ... well, I might just change my hairstyle".

"That is what you must expect at a big side".

The world's most expensive frontline produced a potent display of force to sweep Celtic aside, inflicting the heaviest home European defeat on the Scottish side.



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