Kylian Mbappe brace seals comeback win for PSG at Guingamp
Guingamp 1 - 3 PSG

Kylian Mbappe brace seals comeback win for PSG at Guingamp

19/08/2018

World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe came off the bench to score twice as French champions Paris Saint-Germain made a second-half comeback to secure a 3-1 win over Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Belgium international Thomas Meunier returned to a youthful PSG side that included 18-year-old United States international Timothy Weah, while Mbappe started on the bench as the visitors looked to make it two wins from as many league matches.

PSG got off to a poor start, with Guingamp holding their own in front of a vociferous home crowd and an impressive save from goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon denying Marcus Thuram in the 14th minute.

Five minutes later, Guingamp winger Marcus Coco capitalised on PSG right-back Colin Dagba's error and played in striker Nolan Roux, who slotted past Buffon to give the hosts a shock lead.

Guingamp continued to pile on the pressure as PSG struggled with defensive errors and lacked attacking fluidity.

But France international Mbappe replaced Weah at the start of the second half and PSG took control, with Neymar winning a penalty in the 53rd minute and converting it to equalise.

A resurgent PSG then dominated and created numerous chances before Mbappe scored his first goal of the season in the 82nd minute to give the visitors the lead, doubling his tally shortly afterwards to seal the win.

PSG, who top the Ligue 1 standings, host Angers next weekend, while a second consecutive defeat left Guingamp 18th ahead of their trip to Lille.

Related news

Paris Saint-Germain teen Moussa Diaby seals runaway win against St Etienne

Paris Saint-Germain teen Moussa Diaby seals runaway win against St Etienne

Paris Saint Germain's teenage winger Moussa Diaby scored his first goal for the club to complete a 4-0 rout of St Etienne and make it five wins in five Ligue 1 games for the leaders ahead of their Champions League clash at Liverpool on Tuesday.

Valere Germain leads Marseille past former team Monaco with last-gasp header

Valere Germain leads Marseille past former team Monaco with last-gasp header

Marseille came from behind to win 3-2 at Monaco with a last-gasp goal from Valere Germain on Sunday, ending a dismal run against their main Ligue 1 rivals under coach Rudi Garcia.

Kylian Mbappe scores solo goal, sent off as sloppy PSG edge past Nimes

Kylian Mbappe scores solo goal, sent off as sloppy PSG edge past Nimes

Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal before being sent off at the end of Paris Saint-Germain's pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes on Saturday.

Maximin goal helps Nice beat Lyon for first Ligue 1 win of season

Maximin goal helps Nice beat Lyon for first Ligue 1 win of season

Striker Allan Saint-Maximin's powerful deflected shot gave struggling Nice a shock 1-0 away win over Olympique Lyonnais on Friday as Patrick Viera's side earned their first victory in Ligue 1 this season.

Bordeaux miss penalty but snatch late win over Monaco

Bordeaux miss penalty but snatch late win over Monaco

Bordeaux, without a permanent coach after a tumultuous start to the season, missed a late penalty but then scored in stoppage time to beat Monaco 2-1 and claim their first Ligue 1 points of the season on Sunday.

Cavani returns with goal, Mbappe, Neymar score as PSG cruise past Angers

Cavani returns with goal, Mbappe, Neymar score as PSG cruise past Angers

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani struck 12 minutes into his first match of the season while Kylian Mbappe and Neymar also scored in a 3-1 win over lowly Angers in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Tim Weah joins Neymar on target as PSG begin Ligue 1 campaign with win

Tim Weah joins Neymar on target as PSG begin Ligue 1 campaign with win

Paris Saint-Germain began their Ligue 1 title defence in style with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Caen on Sunday, with goals from Neymar, Adrien Rabiot and Timothy Weah.

Marseille thrash Toulouse with help of VAR and Dimitri Payet double

Marseille thrash Toulouse with help of VAR and Dimitri Payet double

Marseille kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Toulouse at the Stade Velodrome on Friday, courtesy a brace from French playmaker Dimitri Payet and a penalty awarded by the video assistant.

RELATED NEWS

Paris Saint-Germain teen Moussa Diaby seals runaway win against St Etienne
Paris Saint-Germain 4 - 0 St Etienne

Paris Saint-Germain teen Moussa Diaby seals runaway win against St Etienne

Paris Saint Germain's teenage winger Moussa Diaby scored his first goal for the club to complete a 4-0 rout of St Etienne and make it five wins in five Ligue 1 games for the leaders ahead of their Champions League clash at Liverpool on Tuesday.

Valere Germain leads Marseille past former team Monaco with last-gasp header
Monaco 2 - 3 Marseille

Valere Germain leads Marseille past former team Monaco with last-gasp header

Marseille came from behind to win 3-2 at Monaco with a last-gasp goal from Valere Germain on Sunday, ending a dismal run against their main Ligue 1 rivals under coach Rudi Garcia.

Kylian Mbappe scores solo goal, sent off as sloppy PSG edge past Nimes
Nimes 2 - 4 PSG

Kylian Mbappe scores solo goal, sent off as sloppy PSG edge past Nimes

Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal before being sent off at the end of Paris Saint-Germain's pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes on Saturday.

Maximin goal helps Nice beat Lyon for first Ligue 1 win of season
Lyon 0 - 1 Nice

Maximin goal helps Nice beat Lyon for first Ligue 1 win of season

Striker Allan Saint-Maximin's powerful deflected shot gave struggling Nice a shock 1-0 away win over Olympique Lyonnais on Friday as Patrick Viera's side earned their first victory in Ligue 1 this season.

Bordeaux miss penalty but snatch late win over Monaco
Bordeaux 2 - 1 Monaco

Bordeaux miss penalty but snatch late win over Monaco

Bordeaux, without a permanent coach after a tumultuous start to the season, missed a late penalty but then scored in stoppage time to beat Monaco 2-1 and claim their first Ligue 1 points of the season on Sunday.

Cavani returns with goal, Mbappe, Neymar score as PSG cruise past Angers
PSG 3 - 1 Angers

Cavani returns with goal, Mbappe, Neymar score as PSG cruise past Angers

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani struck 12 minutes into his first match of the season while Kylian Mbappe and Neymar also scored in a 3-1 win over lowly Angers in Ligue 1 on Saturday.

Tim Weah joins Neymar on target as PSG begin Ligue 1 campaign with win
PSG 3 - 0 Caen

Tim Weah joins Neymar on target as PSG begin Ligue 1 campaign with win

Paris Saint-Germain began their Ligue 1 title defence in style with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Caen on Sunday, with goals from Neymar, Adrien Rabiot and Timothy Weah.

Marseille thrash Toulouse with help of VAR and Dimitri Payet double
Marseille 4 - 0 Toulouse

Marseille thrash Toulouse with help of VAR and Dimitri Payet double

Marseille kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Toulouse at the Stade Velodrome on Friday, courtesy a brace from French playmaker Dimitri Payet and a penalty awarded by the video assistant.