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  1. Cavani double keeps PSG at top of table
  2. PSG and Saint-Etienne had both won first three matches
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Live Reporting

By Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

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  1. Good night

    Thanks for joining us for this live text commentary tonight. See you tomorrow for Alaves v Barcelona (17:15 BST) if you're into that kind of thing.


    PSG 3-0 Saint-Etienne

    It's all over and Paris St-Germain make it four wins out of four to stay top of Ligue 1. Saint-Etienne's perfect run comes to an end.


    PSG 3-0 Saint-Etienne

    Four minutes added on.

  4. GOAL - PSG 3-0 Saint-Etienne

    Edinson Cavani

    Edinson Cavani has his second and PSG have their third. Substitute Julian Draxler crosses from the right and Cavani flicks it in with his heel from close range.

    Edinson Cavani celebrates
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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Almost a third as Giovani Lo Celso's 25-yard shot is tipped over the bar.


    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Saint-Etienne substitute Oussama Tannane goes into the book for fouling Neymar. This game has been long over as a contest.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Yuri Berchiche fires a cross-shot across goal from the left but it goes past everyone and wide. Neymar wanted the ball in the centre.

    Neymar reacts

    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Javier Pastore wants a free-kick as he dances down the right and is pushed out of play. But a throw-in is given against him.

    Now PSG make another switch, Julian Draxler replacing Angel di Maria on the wing. And a third change, Giovani Lo Celso replacing Pastore in midfield.


    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    PSG make their first change. Left-back Yuri Berchiche makes his debut following his summer move from Real Sociedad. Layvin Kurzawa comes off.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Poor by Angel di Maria. Javier Pastore plays a ball over the top and Di Maria has 50 yards to run in on goal under little pressure, he overruns it and it's out for a goal-kick. Had that been a quicker player like Neymar, that's probably 3-0.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    PSG keeper Alphonse Areola makes a good save from Jonathan Bamba to keep PSG 2-0 up, and moments later it's almost 3-0.

    Loic Perin almost turns an Angel di Maria cross into his own net, with Stephane Ruffier having to make a good reaction save to stop him. Edinson Cavani lashes the rebound high and wide when he should have done better.


    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Saint-Etienne make a change in defence. Gabriel Silva, a summer signing from Udinese, appears to be injured and is replaced by Leo Lacroix.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Neymar plays the ball down the left to Edinson Cavani, who tries to find Angel di Maria - getting his pass wrong. Anybody tried to come up with an MSN/BBC nickname for them yet.

    NCM? No, that's not a thing. I'm sure somebody with more creativity can come up with something.

    Paris St Germain's South American forward line
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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    The visitors come forward but PSG's Presnel Kimpembe steps in with a great challenge and runs the ball out of defence, spraying it out to the left wing. Fine play from the 22-year-old France Under-21 international.


    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Paris St-Germain have so many free-kick options, Angel di Maria and Neymar stand over the ball. Di Maria steps up, it's about 30 yards out, and his curler hits the post. So close. Almost a wonderful goal.

    Angel Di Maria

    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Saint-Etienne make a change in midfield as Vincent Pajot replaces the lively Habib Maiga.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Bryan Dabo has a tame shot for Saint-Etienne, it's almost passed into the side-netting from 20 yards out. Was never going to go in.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Adrien Rabiot crosses the ball and Layvin Kurzawa heads well over the bar. That's actually only the fourth shot that Paris St-Germain have had.

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    PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Neymar, with no real need to do it, flicks the ball up in the air and plays an overhead pass over the Saint-Etienne defence. Maverick. Show-off. I don't think it even found a team-mate.

  20. GOAL - PSG 2-0 Saint-Etienne

    Thiago Motta

    A rare goal for Thiago Motta, his eighth in 151 Ligue 1 appearances. Neymar plays a free-kick into the box and it's chested down by Marquinhos to Motta to lash home from about eight yards out.

    A goal made in Brazil (although Motta has played for Italy).

    Game over?

    Thiago Motta celebrates with Marquinhos