Neymar was unstoppable in his home turf debut for his new club Paris St Germain as they thrashed Toulouse 6-2. The Brazilian soccer star scored twice as the ten man team went to the top of the Ligue 1.
In an ominous statement to the opposition, Neymar said: “I feel very happy and relaxed, I feel at home. I am adapting as quickly as possible. I am getting better physically, and I can still improve yet,” From all appearances he looks to be adapting the to team and his teammates very well. The first two games are a dream start for the Brazilian star.
The striker scored an incredible goal in injury time. In a mesmerizing display of skill, Neymar dribbled past defenders, rolling the ball with his left foot, and changing direction. He made the goal look like a training session. The solo effort brought the Parc des Princes crowd to its feet.
The result takes PSG to the top of the league table, with two wins, one home and one away. The club took the top slot thanks to goal difference, as both champions Monaco and Saint-Etienne have won all their games. Fans are waiting for PSG to take on the champions as it will be a true test of the team’s strength with Neymar.
In other Ligue 1 news, Lille suffered a second straight loss with Marcelo Bielsa as coach against Caen at home. Lille lost the game 2-0. Olympique de Marseille endured a frustrating game, unable to break a 1-1 deadlock against Velodrome.