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90' + 2'
E. Tchato
K. Fayad
5 - 2
Renato Sanches
Nuno Mendes
5 - 1
K. Mbappé
4 - 1
W. Khazri
3 - 1
3 - 0

Match Stats

59% 41%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 10 4
Total Passes 611 425
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That's all for today, goodbye!
PSG will now face Lille in their next fixture while Montpellier play against Auxerre at home. PSG sit top of Ligue 1 and Montpellier are 8th.
PSG win their first home match of the season 5-2. Mbappe made up for his missed penalty after his low-driven cross was turned into his own net by Sacko. The defender then handled the ball in the box, allowing Neymar to slot to ball home to make it 2-0 before half-time. The Brazilian made it 3-0 quickly in the second period as he headed home a deflected cross from Hakimi. Khazri pulled one back for the visitors but goals from Mbappe and Sanches were enough to secure all three points for PSG, despite a late goal from Tchato.
E. Tchato
90' + 2' GOALLLL!!!!!! 5-2!!!!! Tchato pulls one back for the visitors as he beats Donnarumma at his near post.
K. Fayad
90' + 2' Fayad makes the desired impact off the bench as he plays a brilliant lofted pass for Tchato, who beats Donnarumma at his near post.
H. Ekitike
90' Man of the match candidate Neymar makes way for Ekitike, who makes his home debut in the league.
Renato Sanches
87' GOALLLL!!!!!! 5-1!!!!!!! Sanches scores almost immediately after coming on as he dispatches Mendes' cross.
Nuno Mendes
87' Mendes beats his man one-on-one and crosses the ball low to give Sanches a simple finish.
K. Fayad
T. Savanier
86' Savanier makes way for Fayad as Montpellier try to salvage something from this game.
L. Leroy
J. Chotard
86' Leroy comes on for Chotard in the Montpellier midfield.
N. Mukiele
A. Hakimi
86' Hakimi is replaced by French full-back Mukiele.
Pablo Sarabia
K. Mbappé
86' Mbappe is replaced by Sarabia in the attacking line.
Renato Sanches
M. Verratti
86' Sanches replaces Verratti in the middle of the park.
83' Savanier attempts the spectacular and goes for goal from his own half. His shot goes wide for a goal kick.
82' Messi is desperate for a goal but his effort from almost 35 yards out flies over the bar.
81' Sacko makes a lung-busting run down the wing but his pass is intercepted by Kimpembe.
M. Sakho
E. Wahi
78' Wahi is replaced by Sakho, who receives a warm welcome from the home crowd as the defender was a former PSG player.
V. Germain
W. Khazri
78' Goalscorer Khazri is replaced by Germain as Montpellier try to freshen up their attack.
78' CLOSE! Kimpembe rises highest from the corner and his header beat the goalkeeper but also beats the post.
77' Neymar went for goal from a long distance but his effort went straight into the wall.
76' Messi is surrounded by multiple Montpellier players but manages to draw a free-kick after contact from Savanier.
74' Verratti has had more touches than anyone else on the pitch (93) and has completed 97.5% of his passes so far.
72' Messi tries to bend one around Omlin from outside the box but the goalkeeper saves comfortably.
L. Paredes
70' Vitinha is replaced by Paredes as precautionary measure as the midfielder is on a yellow card.
A. Souquet
F. Maouassa
70' Sosquets comes onto the pitch for Maouassa for Montpellier's first change.
K. Mbappé
69' GOAL!!!!!! 4-1!!!!!!! Mbappe gets his name on the scoresheet after he pokes the ball into the net from the corner.
68' PSG take their time to build their attacks to avoid a potential counterattack from Montpellier. It earns them a corner.
Yellow Card
66' PSG concede three fouls in quick succession and Vitinha gets a yellow card for the third foul.
65' Montpellier work in numbers to stop Neymar from progressing, much to the frustration of the PSG players.
E. Wahi
Yellow Card
63' Wahi receives a yellow card for kicking the ball away to stop Verratti from taking a quick free-kick.
62' Khazri's goal was Montpellier's first second shot on target in the game, the first being the initial shot that forced the rebound. It was clinical from the forward.
P. Kimpembe
Yellow Card
60' Kimpembe is the first player to receive a yellow card in the game after a clumsy challenge.
W. Khazri
58' GOALLL!!!!!! KHAZRI MAKES IT 3-1!!!! Montpellier pull one back and Khazri is quickest to the rebound after Donnarumma couldn't parry the ball to safety.
56' So far in the game, Neymar has taken the most shots (3), made the most key passes (2), and blocked the most shots (1) at the other end too.
54' Mbappe's curling effort from the left side of the box is well wide of the post.
53' PSG continue their good start to the half and win their third corner of the second period already.
51' GOALLLL!!!!! 3-0 NEYMAR!!!!!! Omlin's clearance is blocked by Mbappe and the Frenchman gets the ball and plays in Hakimi, whose deflected cross is met with a diving header by Neymar.
49' Hakimi and Verratti combine down the right-hand side and force a corner. It is taken quickly and leads to nothing.
47' Mendes beats his man and passes across the box to Neymar, but his attempt to set up Messi fails and Montpellier have the ball.
46' Messi gets the second half underway for PSG.
Montpellier have struggled to make their way out of their own half as PSG have relentlessly pressed throughout the first 45 minutes. As the minutes ticked by, PSG grew in confidence and are deservedly two goals ahead. The visitors will need a big second half to get something from this game.
PSG lead 2-0 at the break after a dominant half of football from the reigning champions. Mbappe made up for missing a penalty after his powerful cross was turned into his own net by Sacko. Things got worse for the defender after he gave away a penalty two minutes later. Neymar sent Omlin the wrong way to double the lead.
45' + 3' HALF TIME: PSG 2-0 Montpellier
45' + 2' Hakimi bursts forward and sends a low cross past the goal but no teammates could keep up with him on the counterattack.
45' + 2' Montpellier are trying to get a goal back before the break but PSG remain solid at the back.
45' Three minutes of additional time will be played.
Penalty Goal
43' GOALLLL!!!!! NEYMAR 2-0! The Brazilian does his trademark run-up for the penalty and sends Omlin the wrong way.
43' PENALTY! PSG have another penalty after a handball in box again!
41' Neymar wins the ball for PSG in the final third and plays Mbappe in, but the Frenchman fails to have a shot at goal.
F. Sacko
Own Goal
39' GOALLLLLLL! PSG are 1-0 up as Sacko turns the ball into his own net from Mbappe's low-driven cross.
38' Montpellier are starting to press higher up the pitch as they look to catch PSG off-guard before half-time.
36' Messi finds a bit of room for himself but his shot is wild and flies over the bar.
33' With just over 30 minutes played, PSG have had 66% of possession and are dominating this game despite the scoreline.
31' Messi plays Neymar through towards the opposition box. The forward plays himself into trouble and loses the ball.
29' Messi tries his luck from range after a one-two with Neymar, but Omlin saves the effort again.
27' Montpellier are slowing the game down after a number of big chances for PSG.
25' CHANCE! Messi's free-kick is tipped wide by Omlin for a corner. A brilliant save from the goalkeeper.
K. Mbappé
Penalty Miss
23' PENALTY MISSED! Mbappe misses the chance to open the scoring after Omlin saves his penalty.
J. Omlin
Penalty Save
23' Jonas Omlin saves the penalty strongly low to his left-hand side.
21' VAR are checking for a potential handball against Ferri in the box.
20' Neymar runs to the byline before cutting the ball back through Omlin's legs, but none of his teammates are there to finish the chance off.
19' Montpellier finally work the ball into PSG's defensive third but Khazri is crowded out by PSG defenders and loses the ball.
17' CHANCE! Messi plays Neymar in behind with a lofted pass but the Brazilian's first touch goes straight to the goalkeeper.
16' The corner is cleared out but PSG win the ball back quickly and proceed to build another attack.
14' Hakimi and Mbappe combine well in the box to win a corner.
12' The PSG fans are not resting in their first home game of the season. The crowd are cheering the team on constantly.
10' PSG are trying to use Hakimi and Mendes in the wide areas to break down Montpellier, but the visitors remain strong at the back.
8' Neymar crosses towards Hakimi at the back post but the goalkeeper and defender work together to push the ball out for a corner.
7' Montpellier are not interested in pressing PSG up the pitch. They choose to retreat slowly towards their own box as the hosts pass the ball around.
5' Savanier is down with an injury after a collision with Neymar. He is back on the pitch after treatment.
4' The free-kick from Neymar hits Kimpembe who was standing next to the wall. Montpellier manage to clear the ball.
3' Neymar draws a foul on the edge of the box after teasing Ferri into a challenge.
2' PSG carry out a high press straight from the kick-off to win the ball back and control possession comfortably.
1' Khazri gets the game underway for Montpellier.
The players are making their way out of the tunnel and onto the pitch.
PSG are unbeaten in their last seven games against Montpellier, with the most recent fixture ending 4-0 back in May. Mbappe has more goal involvements against Montpellier than any other team, scoring nine goals and grabbing five assists.
Christophe Galtier makes one change as Mbappe comes in for Sarabia. Cozza and Ferri both start for Montpellier as Sakho makes the bench and Mavididi misses out through injury.
SUBS: Dimitry Bertaud, Maxime Esteve, Khalil Fayad, Valere Germain, Leo Leroy, Beni Makouana, Arnaud Nordin, Mamadou Sakho, Arnaud Souquet
Montpellier (4-3-3): Jonas Omlin; Enzo Tchato, Falaye Sacko, Nicolas Cozza, Theo Sainte-Luce; Joris Chotard, Jordan Ferri, Teji Savanier; Faitout Maouassa, Elye Wahi, Wahbi Khazri
SUBS: Juan Bernat, Danilo, Abdou Diallo, Hugo Ekitike, Nordi Mukiele, Keylor Navas, Leandro Paredes, Renato Sanches, Pablo Sarabia
PSG (3-5-2): Gianluigi Donnarumma; Marquinhos, Sergio Ramos, Presnel Kimpembe; Achraf Hakimi, Marco Verratti, Vitinha, Nuno Mendes; Lionel Messi; Kylian Mbappe, Neymar
The hosts will be brimming with confidence after a 5-0 victory in their opening game against Clermont. Montpellier are also on three points after beating Troyes 3-2 last weekend.
Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the Ligue 1 fixture between PSG and Montpellier.