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Neymar is still the superstar – Mbappe

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Kylian Mbappe has dismissed suggestions that he has overtaken Neymar as Paris Saint-Germain’s star man, after the teenager’s double secured a 3-1 win at Guingamp.

 

2018 FIFA World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe scored twice as champions Paris St Germain (PSG) completed a second half comeback to secure the win over on Saturday.

 

“Neymar is a superstar, much more of star than me,” he said in his post-match interview on the pitch.

 

“I am not at that level yet. He has worked many years at Barca to prove that and we have many players in this squad who are superstars,” he added

 

Belgium international Thomas Meunier returned to a youthful PSG side while Mbappe was benched as the visitors’ quest for two wins in as many games got off to a poor start.

 

Guingamp held their own in front of a vociferous home crowd in the first half of the Ligue 1 fixture.

 

They forced an impressive save from goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to deny Marcus Thuram in the 14th minute.

 

Guingamp winger Marcus Coco capitalised on PSG right back Colin Dagba’s error and played in striker Nolan Roux, who slotted past Buffon to give the hosts a shock lead.

 

Guingamp continued to pile on the pressure as PSG struggled with defensive errors and lacked attacking fluidity.

 

France international Mbappe replaced Timothy Weah at the start of the second half as PSG took control of the match.

 

Neymar won a penalty kick in the 53rd minute and converted it to equalise.

 

A resurgent PSG then dominated proceedings and created numerous ch

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