Champions League - Group C
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Anderlecht 0-5 Paris St-Germain

Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted a stunning four-goal haul as Paris St-Germain beat Anderlecht convincingly in Champions League Group C.

The Sweden striker found an empty net to open the scoring and added a second with a sublime flicked back-heel.

He scored a spectacular third in the 36th minute, firing in a venomous first-time effort from 25 yards.

Edinson Cavani made it 4-0 after the break before Ibrahimovic struck his ninth goal in four games.

The Sweden striker's stunning third goal was even applauded by the home crowd, with Ibrahimovic returning the gesture to all four corners of the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium.

"Scoring a goal like this, it is good for the memory,'' Ibrahimovic said. "It was a big honour for me to have the home fans clap.

"I feel good. This year we are stronger, we have stronger players. We could win the competition but remember that the further you go, the harder it is."

The 32-year-old also scored a brilliant flick at the weekend in a 4-0 win over Bastia.

PSG lead the group with three wins from three games, while Anderlecht are still without a point.

Line-ups

Anderlecht

  • 13Kaminski
  • 22Mbemba Mangulu
  • 2N'SakalaBooked at 53mins
  • 19Kljestan
  • 16Kouyaté
  • 14Nuytinck
  • 30Gillet
  • 31Tielemans
  • 45MitrovicSubstituted forCyriacat 72'minutes
  • 10PraetSubstituted forMilivojevicat 72'minutes
  • 9SuárezSubstituted forAcheampongat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Deschacht
  • 6de Zeeuw
  • 8Milivojevic
  • 15Cyriac
  • 17Bruno
  • 18Acheampong
  • 33Roef

Paris St G

  • 30Sirigu
  • 23Van der Wiel
  • 17Maxwell
  • 8Motta
  • 13AlexSubstituted forCamaraat 56'minutes
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 24Verratti
  • 14MatuidiSubstituted forRabiotat 63'minutes
  • 10Ibrahimovic
  • 9Cavani
  • 22LavezziSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Douchez
  • 6Camara
  • 7Menez
  • 21Digne
  • 25Rabiot
  • 29Lucas Moura
  • 35Ongenda
Referee:
David Fernández Borbalán

Match Stats

Home TeamAnderlechtAway TeamParis St G
Possession
Home31%
Away69%
Shots
Home16
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away11
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, RSC Anderlecht 0, Paris Saint Germain 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, RSC Anderlecht 0, Paris Saint Germain 5.
Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Marco Verratti tries a through ball, but Edinson Cavani is caught offside.
Attempt missed. Youri Tielemans (RSC Anderlecht) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic.
Attempt saved. Cyriac (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic.
Attempt saved. Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht).
Foul by Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain).
Thomas Kaminski (RSC Anderlecht) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Edinson Cavani.
Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Marco Verratti tries a through ball, but Lucas Moura is caught offside.
Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Guillaume Gillet (RSC Anderlecht).
Foul by Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain).
Luka Milivojevic (RSC Anderlecht) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lucas Moura.
Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht).
Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Youri Tielemans (RSC Anderlecht).
Attempt blocked. Guillaume Gillet (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sacha Kljestan.
Attempt missed. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Marco Verratti.
Attempt missed. Sacha Kljestan (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Chancel Mbemba Mangulu.
Corner, RSC Anderlecht. Conceded by Gregory Van der Wiel.
Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Youri Tielemans.

Substitution

Substitution, RSC Anderlecht. Cyriac replaces Aleksandar Mitrovic.
Lucas Moura (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Sacha Kljestan (RSC Anderlecht).

Substitution

Substitution, RSC Anderlecht. Luka Milivojevic replaces Dennis Praet.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Lucas Moura replaces Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Zlatan Ibrahimovic tries a through ball, but Ezequiel Lavezzi is caught offside.
Corner, RSC Anderlecht. Conceded by Zoumana Camara.
Attempt blocked. Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Guillaume Gillet.
Corner, RSC Anderlecht. Conceded by Gregory Van der Wiel.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Adrien Rabiot replaces Blaise Matuidi.
Attempt blocked. Guillaume Gillet (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Dennis Praet.

Goal!

Goal! RSC Anderlecht 0, Paris Saint Germain 5. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Thiago Motta with a through ball.
Attempt blocked. Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt saved. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marco Verratti with a through ball.
Salvatore Sirigu (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Aleksandar Mitrovic (RSC Anderlecht).
Attempt blocked. Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Sacha Kljestan (RSC Anderlecht).
Hand ball by Blaise Matuidi (Paris Saint Germain).
Attempt blocked. Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Paris Saint Germain. Zoumana Camara replaces Alex.
Foul by Marquinhos (Paris Saint Germain).
Dennis Praet (RSC Anderlecht) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt saved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint Germain) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Fabrice N'Sakala (RSC Anderlecht) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Fabrice N'Sakala (RSC Anderlecht).

Goal!

Goal! RSC Anderlecht 0, Paris Saint Germain 4. Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint Germain) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Blaise Matuidi.
Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Thiago Motta tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside.
Hand ball by Frank Acheampong (RSC Anderlecht).
Attempt saved. Guillaume Gillet (RSC Anderlecht) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Corner, RSC Anderlecht. Conceded by Alex.
Corner, RSC Anderlecht. Conceded by Alex.
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