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Nimes 0-4 Paris Saint-Germain: Kylian Mbappe stars as he bags a brace to help 's men breeze to victory to go top of the Ligue 1 table PSG went top after Kylian Mbappe inspired them to their fifth straight league win Nimes were reduced to 10 men early on and were soon punished by Mbappe  Alessandro Florenzi extended their lead before Mbappe grabbed his second goal Pablo Sarabia rounded off the scoring to send the Parisians top of Ligue 1

By Associated Press

Published: 22:50 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 23:51 BST, 16 October 2020

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Star striker Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain won at 10-man Nimes 4-0 on Friday to move to the top of Ligue 1 for the first time this season.

Mbappe netted late to give France a 2-1 win at Croatia two days ago in the Nations League.

Nimes centre-half Loick Landre was sent off after 12 minutes for a chest-high tackle on midfielder Rafinha.

Kylian Mbappe wheels away after scoring his second and doubling his tally for the campaign

Kylian Mbappe wheels away after scoring his second and doubling his tally for the campaign

Loick Landre is dismissed after Rafinha felt the full force of the Nimes defender's studs

Loick Landre is dismissed after Rafinha felt the full force of the Nimes defender's studs 

The speedy Mbappe made a typical run behind the defence and beat goalkeeper Baptiste Reynet in the 32nd minute.

Right back Alessandro Florenzi's header made it 2-0 in the 78th minute and Mbappe pounced five minutes later after being set up by winger Pablo Sarabia, who completed the rout. 

PSG's fifth straight win took them above Rennes on goal difference, with

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