Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar had his way in the key UEFA Champions League group stage fixture against Istanbul Basaksehir. PSG needed the win to clinch Champions League Group H and Neymar did what he could to do just that as he scored three goals in the contest to secure a 5-1 victory.
For Neymar, this was just another attacking showcase in the continent’s biggest competition.
Neymar's game by numbers vs. İstanbul Başakşehir:
⬢ Most duels won (14)
⬢ Most touches in the opp. box (14)
⬢ Most shots (8)
⬢ Most shots on target (6)
⬢ Most fouls won (6)
⬢ Most take-ons completed (5)
⬢ Most goals scored (3)
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The forward was active when PSG had possession in the opponent’s own half. He was unselfish as usual when on the ball but also had an aim at going for shot attempts, which he converted a trio of them for goals.
More so, Neymar is now averaging a goal contribution per Champions League game, which is a current feat to marvel at. Neymar has recorded 41 goals and 24 assists over 65 Champions League appearances. Out of his 65 Champions League goal contributions, 29 of them have come with PSG thanks to his 20 goals scored and nine assists recorded.
Neymar still has much to offer in the Champions League over his current run with PSG.
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