Cavani bags 100th PSG goal in Angers rout

Edinson Cavani scored a brace, the first taking him to 100 Ligue 1 goals for Paris St-Germain, as a Neymar-less PSG thrashed Angers 5-0 on Saturday to stay top of Ligue 1.

Kylian Mbappe also grabbed a double.

PSG were already two goals to the good through Mbappe’s smart near-post volley and Julian Draxler’s dinked finish when Cavani struck on the half hour with a thumping strike from Mbappe’s pull back for his 100th goal in France’s top flight.

The Uruguayan striker grabbed his second of the game on 60 minutes after being played through – his 13th goal in 11 appearances this season.

A thigh injury kept £200m world-record signing Neymar out while recent fathers Marquinhos and Angel Di Maria also missed the game.

Mbappe, 18, wrapped up the scoring with his fourth league goal of the season with six minutes remaining after going around the keeper.

Monaco remain second after beating Guingamp 6-0 at home, while Claudio Ranieri’s Nantes side lie third after beating Toulouse 2-1.