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Key Events

82'
J. Draxler
Neymar
81'
Neymar
Goal
76'
E. Choupo-Moting
K. Mbappé
76'
T. Kehrer
Thiago Silva
75'
M. Pavkov
Yellow Card
74'
L. Ebecilio
Assist
74'
M. Marin
Goal
73'
L. Ebecilio
E. Ben Nabouhane
70'
E. Cavani
Assist
70'
K. Mbappé
Goal
68'
F. Stojković
Yellow Card
46'
M. Pavkov
V. Simić
46'
S. Babić
V. Savić
41'
T. Meunier
Assist
41'
Á. Di María
Goal
37'
E. Cavani
Goal
22'
K. Mbappé
Assist
22'
Neymar
Goal
20'
Neymar
Goal
Kick Off
3
0
3
2

Stats

Possession
% %
12
2
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 17 3
Total Passes 737 260

Commentary

That's all from Paris. Thanks for joining us and, until next time, goodbye!
After losing their group opener at Liverpool, this was just the response PSG needed. Neymar was superb and scored three, while Cavani, Di Maria and Mbappe joined him on the scoresheet. Marin netted for Red Star, but this was a night to forget for the visitors.
90' + 3' FULL-TIME: Paris Saint-Germain 6 Red Star Belgrade 1
90' + 1' There will be two minutes of added time in this one. Red Star cannot wait for this to end. Verratti continues to dominate the midfield.
90' Cavani is the latest to miss the target for PSG, Kimpembe and then Draxler having led the counter. He hacks over the top from 25 yards.
88' Kimpembe hammers wide from 20 yards! This could have been double-figures for PSG, who have been incredibly wasteful despite scoring six.
87' Di Maria is denied by a block this time, with Verratti having fed Bernat. In comes the corner and Rabiot fails to turn a header on target. PSG are rampant.
86' Choupo-Moting goes close! He turns smartly on the edge of the area and his shot deflects just wide. The corner comes to nothing, but PSG are really going for this in the closing stages. They already lead 6-1.
85' And Borjan saves again, although it would not have counted. Cavani fouls his man before lashing at goal from the right side of the area, forcing another stop.
84' SAVE! Borjan gets this one right! Choupo-Moting's inch-perfect flick plays Meunier in, but a low finish is kept out by Borjan.
83' Cavani is denied his second by the offside flag but only after some awful, awful goalkeeping from Borjan. Choupo-Moting shoots low but tamely, yet the goalkeeper parries straight to Cavani. Stood just offside, he taps home.
J. Draxler
Neymar
PSG
82' SUB: And that's Neymar's last involvement. Draxler, already primed on the touchline, replaces the hat-trick hero, who shares a smile with coach Thomas Tuchel.
Neymar
Goal
PSG
81' GOAL!! He's done it again! Neymar gets his hat-trick, PSG's sixth, with a glorious free-kick! Borjan is left grinning bemusedly as the ball flies into the top-right corner.
80' Danger for Red Star. Ebecilio fouls Neymar right on the edge of the area...
79' Neymar cannot quite work an angle in the area and then Choupo-Moting's first involvement sees him concede a foul for a lunge from behind.
E. Choupo-Moting
K. Mbappé
PSG
76' SUB: And Mbappe's night is over, having got his goal. Choupo-Moting comes on, taking a central role in attack.
T. Kehrer
Thiago Silva
PSG
76' SUB: It's PSG's turn for a double switch. Captain Silva is off for Kehrer.
M. Pavkov
Yellow Card
Crvena Zvezda
75' YELLOW: A frantic period continues as Pavkov goes into the book for a challenge in the centre of the pitch.
75' PSG quickly look to restore their five-goal advantage but Di Maria, striding clear in the area, stabs wide with his weaker right foot.
L. Ebecilio
Assist
Crvena Zvezda
74' Ebecilio makes an instead impact, wrongfooting Kimpembe with the reverse pass to create the opening for Marin.
M. Marin
Goal
Crvena Zvezda
74' GOAL!! How about that? Red Star pull it back to 5-1! Ebecilio, just off the bench, feeds Marin for a fine drive, high past Areola.
L. Ebecilio
E. Ben Nabouhane
Crvena Zvezda
73' SUB: Ben makes way after a night of toiling, with Ebecilio coming on in his place.
72' Even Areola is getting involved now. He executes a lovely pass under pressure as PSG keep the ball in their own corner.
71' Mbappe could have another! Again he gets in on goal and this time a defender blocks. PSG are hitting their stride once more.
E. Cavani
Assist
PSG
70' Bernat delivers the cross and collects the assist, but Neymar did all the hard work with a marvellous turn and pass.
K. Mbappé
Goal
PSG
70' GOAL!! Mbappe has his goal! And PSG have a fifth - but this goal is all about Neymar. He creates a first opening for Di Maria, who is denied by Borjan, before wriggling free to free Bernat. A first-time cross is flicked on by Cavani for Mbappe to sidefoot into a gaping goal.
69' Wild from Rabiot. Teed up by Di Maria, he blazes over as he attempts to shape a shot towards goal from 20 yards.
F. Stojković
Yellow Card
Crvena Zvezda
68' YELLOW: Neymar is not at all happy, but Stojkovic collects the first card. The Brazil man turns away from his opponent and then evades a clear shirt-pull, before the referee belatedly whistles as Neymar looks to be in.
66' Once again, Red Star clear. PSG have just slowed a little in the last 10 minutes.
66' Back come PSG, though. Di Maria's shot from a Meunier cross is blocked, giving Neymar another opportunity to deliver a corner and gee up the home support.
65' Another Areola stop! Red Star are growing into this second half. Rodic moves forward into space and shoots hard and low but straight at the goalkeeper.
64' And now Areola makes a save! It's a straightforward one, as Marin darts forward and looks to shape in a low effort but fails to muster any sort of power.
63' This might well be the first time Areola's gloves have been dirtied. He slides out to meet a forward pass from Ben, collecting under no pressure at all.
62' PSG have failed to prosper from their prior eight corners in this one and that theme continues with number nine. From open play, they are completely dominant.
61' Neymar appears to be consistently positioned in space, at complete odds with the first 20 minutes of this match. He feeds Mbappe, whose cross is blocked, before Bernat wins a corner at the byline.
59' A rare Red Star foray quickly ends when Pavkov fouls Silva in the box. PSG build again.
58' Neymar drills the corner through the area but cannot quite pick out a team-mate. Red Star clear.
57' PSG have a corner and they almost had an unorthodox fifth! Verratti's measured pass, lofted into the area, just evades Cavani but looks to be bouncing in before Borjan panics and parries wide.
56' SAVE! Mbappe still cannot score! A magnificent Neymar flick allows Cavani to set Mbappe away, but Borjan slides out to block a chipped effort. Red Star clear as PSG men scramble to reach the rebound.
55' Close to another opening for Cavani! Babic slides in to turn Di Maria's low centre away. The Uruguayan was lurking.
54' The France striker has been involved in at least one goal in each of his six games in all competitions this season with PSG (five goals, four assists). Mbappe will hope to add to his first-half assist for Neymar.
53' Mbappe misses the target again - and by some distance, too. Fed by Verratti on the left, an attempted curler is far too high. Will he get his goal?
52' A low corner comes to nothing and Neymar cannot then control in the area. Further goals look a certainty right now.
52' SAVE AGAIN! Borjan again! Mbappe and Neymar are tearing Red Star apart. The former feeds the latter and a delicate dink is turned away by the goalkeeper.
51' SAVE! Another great stop from Borjan! Neymar shoots low, looking to wrongfoot the goalkeeper with a reverse finish, but a strong hand keeps the ball out.
50' CHANCE! Di Maria picks out Rabiot, who can only head over the top. PSG are back in full control.
49' Neymar's corner looks for Mbappe again, but Red Star clear. Meunier gets down the right, however, and wins another set-piece.
48' SAVE! Back come PSG but Mbappe still cannot get his goal! He works space in the area, but Borjan blocks well. The goalkeeper has actually improved as the goals have flown in.
47' Red Star immediately look better for a half-time break, attacking down the right. Ben cannot pick out a team-mate in the middle, though, and PSG soon force the ball behind for a goal kick.
46' KICK-OFF: Red Star get the game under way again in Paris.
M. Pavkov
V. Simić
Crvena Zvezda
46' SUB: And Pavkov is also on, replacing Simic. Red Star were out early for the second half.
S. Babić
V. Savić
Crvena Zvezda
46' SUB: Two Red Star changes at the start of the second half, as Babic replaces the captain Savic.
This is the first time that PSG have ever led by four or more goals at half-time of a Champions League game.
That was some first half from PSG. They started slowly as Red Star held their own, but Neymar's wonderful free-kick opened the floodgates. A brilliant free-kick was followed by a close-range second, before Cavani and Di Maria ensured a handsome half-time scoreline.
45' + 1' HALF-TIME: Paris Saint-Germain 4 Red Star Belgrade 0
45' + 1' DOUBLE-SAVE! Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful from Neymar! A lovely flick from Bernat's cross is blocked by Borjan, but Neymar does not give up and then effortlessly nutmegs Degenek to create another shooting opportunity. Borjan blocks again, but Neymar is a joy to behold right now.
44' Verratti is providing the platform for Neymar and Co. More excellent defensive work allows the Brazilian to dance forward. PSG are turning on the style.
43' PSG are not done yet. Di Maria dashes in down the left and wins a corner. This could get really messy for Red Star.
T. Meunier
Assist
PSG
41' Meunier's cross is worthy of mention, too. The Belgian drifts inside and lifts in a sumptuous delivery with the outside of his right boot.
Á. Di María
Goal
PSG
41' GOAL!! And there is number four! Di Maria! What a lovely, lovely goal. Di Maria ghosts in to flick Meunier's cross under the goalkeeper.
40' Red Star, who started so brightly, cannot contain this dazzling PSG attack. The hosts have the opportunity to boost their goal difference in this one.
39' CHANCE! It should be four! Mbappe is uncharacteristically wasteful in front of goal. Neymar teases a pass through and the Frenchman is in, with just Borjan to beat, but he fluffs his line. The ball flies over the top.
38' A rare opening for Red Star sees Krsticic let fly from 25 yards, but he drills high and wide.
E. Cavani
Goal
PSG
37' GOAL!! Cavani gets the third and PSG are 3-0 up! The footwork in the build-up is glorious, wriggling away from two defenders in the area, and he deserves the good fortune of a deflection that wrongfoots the goalkeeper.
36' Neymar cannot believe that Jovicic is still to be booked. Another foul, this time pulling the Brazilian's shirt, brings a bemused shrug from the PSG star.
35' And Di Maria is soon back in the action, too. He clips in a cross from the left, but Cavani fouls his man as Meunier looks set to strike for goal.
33' Di Maria is back on his feet after receiving treatment and PSG are back on the attack. Mbappe, moving at incredible speed, loses possession with an extravagant flick.
31' Borjan holds onto Meunier's bundling low effort after Neymar again finds a team-mate in space. Meanwhile, Di Maria is down after taking a kick on the left.
30' Verratti has been brilliant in this opening half an hour. Every time Red Star look to come forward, he is there to win the ball back. The passes that follow are predictably measured, too.
29' CHANCE! Neymar perhaps should score! Again the corner is cleared, but this is all PSG. They are really enjoying themselves and Verratti wins the ball for Neymar, who has options right and left but instead blazes over.
28' Neymar's set-piece is cleared but the ball is worked back out to the wide man and he is simply too quick for his opponents. He gets to the byline and then wins another corner.
27' SAVE! Borjan has to be alert to deny Cavani! A powerful downwards header from Bernat's centre looked destined for the top corner. Corner...
25' Neymar is just offside this time as he runs beyond the last defender. He will certainly fancy his chances of a treble in this one, memories of a tough night at Anfield banished already.
24' Red Star need to regroup. Neymar nearly gets on the end of a cross from the left as he chases an early hat-trick. The visitors had given the ball straight back to PSG from the kick-off.
K. Mbappé
Assist
PSG
22' Mbappe provides a gorgeous assist, reversing a cross back towards both Neymar and Cavani after breaking clear on the right.
Neymar
Goal
PSG
22' GOAL!! There's number two! It's Neymar again! A lovely one-two with Mbappe sees the Brazil man stab a left-footed finish high into the net from close range. Red Star are shellshocked. PSG lead 2-0.
21' Where do Red Star go from here? Their game plan appeared to be based around stopping the opposition. Do they look for a response or try to keep the score down?
Neymar
Goal
PSG
20' GOAL!! It is Neymar and it is a beauty! PSG lead 1-0! Red Star have worked so hard to keep the hosts in check, but the latest in a series of fouls proves costly. The world's most expensive player lifts a gorgeous free-kick into the left corner of the goal.
18' Yet another foul on Neymar and this leads to a free-kick in a shooting position. The PSG number 10 is clipped as he flicks the ball on to Verratti on the edge of the area. The Brazilian will surely fancy this...
17' This is a scrappy game, lifted only so far by Neymar's rampant drives into the final third. Mbappe has twice had a sight of goal but not quite yet found his range.
16' The consequent corner causes chaos in the Red Star area, before the ball finally breaks to Bernat. His speculative effort is high and wide.
15' SAVE! Mbappe tests Borjan at his near post! Neymar burns past Krsticic to feed his team-mate for a powerful low drive.
14' Mbappe takes on the Red Star back line three times on the right flank, finally working room for a low cross. Cavani takes the ball ahead of Neymar and runs it out of play.
13' The Red Star players are unhappy as Neymar wins another foul. This one looks less clear cut, but the referee still has a word with Jovicic. Marin is incredulous.
12' Degenek heads clear and Red Star look to break, but Verratti gets back to halt Ben, not once but twice. PSG are back in position and in possession.
11' Borjan looks far from convincing. He hacks a left-footed clearance to a PSG man and Mbappe is then able to buy a free-kick on the right. Neymar and Di Maria are standing over the ball...
10' That was the first time Neymar has managed to escape the attentions of the busy Red Star midfielders. It will be interesting to see if the visitors can keep up this energy. Ben already looks isolated as Red Star focus their attentions on stopping PSG.
9' CLOSE! And now Mbappe lets fly! Really poor goalkeeping from Borjan sees him punch Neymar's cross only as far as the Frenchman, who screws wide from 20 yards. That was close.
8' A first half-chance for Red Star! Neymar is crowded out and the visitors attack at pace. Kimpembe's poor header drops for Causic, but he volleys well over the top.
6' A huge roar goes up as Kimpembe bullies Ben off the ball in Red Star's right channel. Di Maria had lost the ball as Mbappe looked to get involved for the first time.
6' Red Star are conceding plenty of fouls early on, but PSG are struggling a little under the pressure. Rabiot, in particular, has not enjoyed the harrying.
5' Neymar delivers towards Cavani, who appears to leave the ball, thinking it was heading towards the bottom corner. As it is, the ball drifts well wide.
4' Another foul on Neymar, again from Causic. PSG have a free-kick in a dangerous position on the left as the Brazilian slowly gets back to his feet.
3' Di Maria makes progress down the left, but his cross is blocked. Verratti takes up possession, yet he is swarmed by red and white shirts, who get the ball clear.
2' And the first foul on Neymar swiftly follows as the PSG star wins the ball back. The hosts will hope to settle now.
1' Rabiot gives the ball away twice in the opening minute, allowing Red Star to pile on the pressure early on.
1' KICK-OFF: PSG get us up and running on matchday two!
And as the players prepare to take to the field, Cavani is a man Red Star must pay particular close attention to. He has scored in 12 of his last 17 Champions League appearances at the Parc des Princes (14 goals in total).
PSG line up with a strong side here, having rested some star men in Saturday's 3-0 win at Nice. Verratti and Cavani are among those to return. Red Star also make several changes from their last league match, but only Simic comes into the team that drew with Napoli.
Subs: Zoran Popovic, Srdjan Babic, Marko Gobeljic, Dusan Jovancic, Lorenzo Ebecilio, Milan Pavkov, Jonathan Cafu.
Red Star (4-2-3-1): Milan Borjan; Filip Stojkovic, Vujadin Savic, Milos Degenek, Milan Rodic; Branko Jovicic, Nenad Krsticic; Marko Marin, Goran Causic, Veljko Simic; El Fardou Ben.
Subs: Sebastien Cibois, Marquinhos, Thilo Kehrer, Stanley N'Soki, Moussa Diaby, Julian Draxler, Eric Choupo-Moting.
PSG (4-2-3-1): Alphonse Areola; Thomas Meunier, Thiago Silva, Prisnel Kimpembe, Juan Bernat; Marco Verratti, Adrien Rabiot; Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Angel di Maria; Edinson Cavani.
Let's get the team news from the Parc des Princes...
Meanwhile, Red Star enjoyed an impressive return to the competition last time out, drawing against Napoli, but a trip to Paris should prove a tougher test.
PSG are flying high in Ligue 1, but could the Champions League again cause problems this term? The French giants lost their Group C opener to Liverpool.
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