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PSG Beat Nice 3 – 0 to equal 82-year-old Ligue 1 record

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Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 3-0 victory at Nice on Saturday to equal the record of victories from the start of a French top division season.

Neymar, who ended the game with a bloodied mouth, scored twice as PSG opened the season with eight straight wins, a feat that had only been achieved once, by Lille in 1936.

“It’s unbelievable, because the preparation has been very difficult.” said PSG coach Thomas Tuchel. “The team is improving all the time.”

With 24 points, PSG, chasing a sixth French title in seven seasons, are sure to end the weekend at least eight points clear of their closest challengers.

PSG have lost this season, in the Champions League, and with Red Star Belgrade visiting Parc des Princes on Wednesday, coach Thomas Tuchel left Marco Verratti and Edinson Cavani on the bench and also experimented again with a back three.

“With three games in a week, we needed tactics and a structure to play away to Nice who are very strong wi

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