Neymar scores four, Cavani equals club record as PSG hammer Dijon

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Six minutes later, Edinson Cavani drew level with Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the Parisians' all-time scoring charts by notching his 156th goal for the club. Neymar also had two assists in the victory.

PSG have 56 points from 21 games and lead second-placed Olympique Lyonnais, who won 2-0 at En Avant Guingamp earlier on Wednesday, by 11 points.

Neymar may even have had five to his name had Di Maria not snuck in to double his own tally in the 15th minute, poking the ball over the line after Neymar had broken free of the defence and dinked his finish over the keeper.

Dijon initially showed more fight after the interval, Kwon Chang-Hoon bending a shot wide of the post, before Reynet made his first save, sticking out his right boot to block Neymar's shot.

With Dijon helpless Neymar was not finished yet, wrapping up the hat-trick with a tremendous solo effort before teeing up substitute Mbappe on the overlap on the left for PSG's seventh.

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Neymar scored his final goal of the match in the 83rd minute on a penalty kick.

However, there was no room for sentiment from the former Barcelona star, who refused to let Cavani take a late penalty that would have seen him surpass Ibrahimovic's record.

This season the world's most expensive footballer had bagged 11 goals in 14 games, which was a pretty decent record, but then he came up against Dijon on Wednesday night and proved he really could cut the mustard.

Neymar scored the next two to complete a 31-minute hat-trick before Kylian Mbappe made it 7-0 and Neymar completed the rout from the penalty spot.

Cavani, who has 20 league goals this term, was brought down by Cedric Yambere but Neymar ignored calls from the Parc des Princes crowd to allow his team-mate to step up, the Brazilian tucking away his fourth goal of the game.

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