KYLIAN MBAPPE scored FIVE targets in a 7-0 win towards sixth tier French minnows Pays de Cassel, whose captain is a Paris Saint-Germain extremely who feared injuring the France star.
Pays de Cassel, an newbie facet from a village in French Flanders, close to the Belgian border, gained three ties towards regional sides to earn the appropriate to tackle the Ligue 1 juggernauts.
Membership captain Alexis Zmijak was the person who secured his group a date with the dominant French champions, scoring the winner within the final spherical.
However extremely, Zmijak is a PSG extremely and leads the cheers for Christophe Galtier’s facet on the Parc des Princes.
He even admitted previous to the sport that he was petrified to deal with PSG star man Mbappe, in case he injured the 23-year-old forward of the membership’s Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich subsequent month.
He advised Le Parisien: “If Mbappe goes by way of on aim, do I deal with him or not?
“Do I say to myself: ‘Wait, he has to play Bayern Munich in the Champions League soon’. I’ve no stress earlier than this recreation.
“We have now nothing to lose, it is the assembly of a lifetime for us. And for me, personally, it is nice to seek out myself on this state of affairs.
“I joined the CUP (Collectif Ultras Parisiens) two years in the past. I needed to be among the many ultras, as a result of for me, soccer is lived with ardour.
“I need to go all out, not simply watch the sport. After I go to the Parc, it is to not go to the presidential gallery.”
And Mbappe’s well being was by no means in danger… as centre-back Zmijak obtained nowhere close to him for 90 minutes.
Properly, apart from the half-time interval, when Zmijak’s hero handed him his shirt.
Mbappe, who captained PSG for the primary time, made it look straightforward as he netted a first-half hat-trick.
Neymar obtained in on the act subsequent, sending the Parisians in on the break 4-0 up.
PSG added three extra targets within the second half to expire 7-0 winners.
Mbappe grabbed one other two – a aim shy of a double hat-trick – and Carlos Soler obtained the opposite.