Benin international midfielder STEPHANE SESSEGNON (10) of Paris St. Germain pushes the ball upfield against FC Karpaty Lviv at the Parc des Princes in the capital city of France. (www.psg.fr photo)
UEFA Europa League
2 – FC Paris St. Germain (FRA) ——— Jallet 4′, Nene 20′
0 – FC Karpaty Lviv (UKR)
Two quick goals inside the first twenty minutes of the match allowed PARIS ST. GERMAIN to coast to a comfortable 2-0 victory over visiting Ukrainian side FC KARPAY LVIV in Group J of the UEFA Europa League.
Defender CHRISTOPHE JALLET fired Paris St. Germain to the lead in only the fourth minute with a long-range rocket; Brazilian winger NENE, the summer sigining costing 5.5 million Euros from AS Monaco, doubled the margin for PSG with his third goal in the UEFA Europa League this season.
Nene is off to a bright start in La Ville-Lumiere (The City of Light) and has four goals in his first five Ligue 1 games for Paris St. Germain in addition to his tally in Europe.
Armenia international goalkeeper APOULA EDEL, caught up but cleared by French police in a recent identity controversy, earned a second consecutive clean sheet this season in the UEFA Europa League for Paris St. Germain, who are unbeated in their last ten home games in Europe.
France international striker PEGUY LUYINDULA (8) of Paris St. Germain is tackled by FC Karpaty Lviv’s sliding Nigerian midfielder SAMSON GODWIN at the Parc des Princes. (www.psg.fr photo)
FC PARIS ST. GERMAIN : Edel ; Sakho, Camara, Chantome, Jallet ; Sessegnon (Makonda 90+1), Tiene, Clement, Nene (Hoarau 76′) ; Luyindula, Erdnic (Kezman 69′)
FC KARPATY LVIV : Tlumak ; Fedetskiy, Checher, Tubic, Avelar ; Khudobyak, Godwin, Guruli (Golodyuk 57′) ; Kozhanov (Hudyma 71′), Kuznetsov, Zenjov (Kopolovets 57′)
Newly-arrived Brazilian winger NENE (19) celebrates his second goal in as many UEFA Europa League matches and seventh goal in all competitions this season for Paris St. Germain with a 20th minute strike against Ukrainian side FC Karpaty Lviv at the Parc des Princes in the La Ville-Lumiere. (www.psg.fr photo)