Neymar Makes Red Star Keeper Flop Before Scoring Past Him
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People like to blast Neymar for diving, and usually for good reason, as the Brazilian has a tendency to embellish as he’s often the target of physical play from defenders.
But sometimes he makes opponents take dives as well.
During Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League match with Red Star Belgrade, Neymar flummoxed keeper Milan Borjan with a feint before finishing with aplomb.
— B/R Football (@brfootball) December 11, 2018
That’s dirtier than any dive if you ask me.
Neymar didn't have to do the keeper like this pic.twitter.com/Py1vmVaCDn— Bleacher Report Live (@brlive) December 11, 2018
Neymar’s goal was the second of the night for PSG. Kylian Mbappé (with a new hairdo) set up Edinson Cavani for the first.
Mbappe Cavani PSG gets the huge first goal of the night
— Bleacher Report Live (@brlive) December 11, 2018
Great assist, young Mbappé, but we’re not sure about the grey hair.
PSG came into the match knowing a win would be enough to secure advancement into the knockout rounds, regardless of what takes place in the Napoli-Liverpool match elsewhere in Group C. As these PSG vs Red Star highlights show, the French champions were cruising in the first half.