Mbappe not satisfied with four-goal haul in PSG romp

Kylian Mbappe celebrates with the match ball and Neymar after the historic victory

Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe insisted that he "should have scored more" despite netting four times in a magnificent individual display as Paris Saint-Germain thrashed Lyon on Sunday.

The former Monaco forward also became the youngest player - at 19 years and nine months - to score four goals in one game in the same period.

"The Ballon d'Or? Why not?"

"He is a great player, everyone knows it", Mbappe said of Neymar.

Kylian Mbappe won a penalty which Neymar converted but the best was yet to come.

PSG, who were flattered by the scoreline, took their goal tally to 32 as they moved eight points clear at the top after a bruising match where both teams finished the first half with 10 men.

And on such form, it surely won't be long until he is considered for the prestigious best player in the world accolade.

All four goals were scored between the 61st and 74th minute.

Lyon endured the worst possible start to the match, as star man Nabil Fekir was forced off injured in the seventh minute, and the hosts were awarded a spot-kick just seconds later.

In the 69th minute, Mbappe broke free and lifted the ball over Lyon goalie Anthony Lopes for his hat trick.

Mbappe won the best young player award at the World Cup in Russian Federation where he was the first teenager to score in a final since Pele in 1958. For me he's a phenomenon.

Regarding PSG cancelling as many as 100 season tickets in the wake of incidents surrounding the midweek clash with Red Star, Al-Khelaifi stressed the importance of safety at Parc des Princes to Les Parisiens' hierarchy.

The 26-year-old further stated that his son always looks for Mbappe's photograph and shares the same with his school friends with joy. That day, Mbappe reacted wildly to a challenge from behind, shoved his opponent angrily to the ground and had to be restrained by teammates.

"I missed some opportunities yes, and I should have scored more goals, but that's normal", said the teenager. "We see in each of his matches the potential that he has, he exploits it every time, even if he is only 19".



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