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Mbappe, Marco Asensio score to lead PSG to a comfortable 3-1 victory over Lens

Asensio fired his side ahead moments before half-time from outside the box following a quick break, opening his account for his new club following a close-season transfer from Real Madrid

Our Bureau And Agencies Paris Published 28.08.23, 10:42 AM
Paris Saint-Germain players after the win over Lens on Saturday.

Paris Saint-Germain players after the win over Lens on Saturday. Twitter/@PSG_English

Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Asensio scored his first goal for the club and Kylian Mbappe added two more to guide the Ligue 1 champions to a 3-1 victory over Lens in their clash at Parc des Princes on Saturday.

Asensio fired his side ahead moments before half-time from outside the box following a quick break, opening his account for his new club following a close-season transfer from Real Madrid.

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Mbappe doubled the advantage in the second half when he rocketed a 20-metre shot into the back of the net. The France forward scored again late on for his third goal in two Ligue 1 games.

Pulisic strikes

AC Milan forward Christian Pulisic struck to set Stefano Pioli’s side on their way to a 4-1 thrashing of Torino in their opening home game of the season in Serie A on Saturday, while Hellas Verona snatched a 2-1 victory over visitors AS Roma.

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