Paris Saint-Germain vs. Gamba Osaka – Soccer Match Report – July 25, 2022 – ESPN

A brace from Neymar and objectives from Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe helped Paris Saint-Germain shut out their preseason tour of Japan with a 6-2 rout of Gamba Osaka.

Neymar’s two objectives, considered one of which was from the penalty spot, got here after the Brazil ahead stated he needed to remain at PSG however admitted he did not know what the club had planned for him.

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Pablo Sarabia added one other effort whereas left-back Nuno Mendes additionally scored, however Gamba Osaka decreased the deficit with objectives from Keisuke Kurokawa and Hiroto Yamami.

PSG opened the scoring within the 28th minute when Messi burst into the field and had a shot saved, earlier than Sarabia steered the rebound house for his second purpose in as many preseason matches.

Two minutes later Neymar went down within the space after a problem from Genta Miura and coolly transformed from the spot, placing additional distance between PSG and the hosts.

However Gamba Osaka dragged themselves again into the sport when Kurokawa scored within the 34th minute after a point-blank save from PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The French champions quickly restored their benefit, nevertheless, with Mendes darting ahead to complete along with his left boot and Messi combining with Neymar earlier than the Argentina worldwide turned in PSG’s fourth purpose.

Messi performed an inch-perfect go to Neymar for the Brazil ahead’s second effort within the 60th minute, whereas Mbappe’s 86th-minute penalty ensured a comparatively routine win for Christophe Galtier’s aspect regardless of Yamami’s 70th-minute effort.

PSG face Nantes subsequent within the Trophee des Champions, performed between the winners of Ligue 1 and the Coupe de France, on Sunday.

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