Kylian Mbappe makes Champions League history as PSG destroy Anderlecht

Kylian Mbappe makes Champions League history as PSG destroy Anderlecht

- Mbappe makes history in the Champions League as he scored his eighth goal in the tournament as a teenager

- No teenager in the Champions League history has scored up to eight goals

- Neymar, Cavani, and Di Maria were also on target for PSG in their convincing win over Anderlecht

France international Kylian Mbappe became the first teenage player to score eight Champions League goals when he opened the scoring for PSG in a 4-0 win over Anderlecht at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, on Wednesday, October 18.

Mbappe got his goal as early as in the third minute after exchanging passes with Marco Verratti before cooly slotting home with a fierce shot.

Kylian Mbappe makes Champions League history as PSG destroy Anderlecht

Kylian Mbappe makes Champions League history as PSG destroy Anderlecht. Photo: @PSG_Inside

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And just before half time, Unai Emery's men made it two as Mbappe turned the provider as his knock down ball was headed home by Edinson Cavani, who became only the third player after Ruud van Nistelrooy (9) and Cristiano Ronaldo (8) to score in seven consecutive Champions League games.

Kylian Mbappe makes Champions League history as PSG destroy Anderlecht

Cavani celebrates his goal. Photo: @ChampionsLeague

Neymar was in fine form as he again got his name on the score sheet at the start of the second half scoring PSG third goal of the night. Di Maria wrapped up victory for the French giants as he scored in the 88th minute for PSG fourth goal of the night.

Anderlecht on their end, had chances of their own, which they failed to convert.

In the other games in Group B, Thomas Mueller, Joshua Kimmich and Matt Hummels were on the score sheet as Bayern Munich defeated Celtic 3-0 in Jupp Heynckes first Champions League game in charge since his return to the club.

PSG top the group with nine points from three games, followed by Bayern who have collected six points from three games.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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