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Neymar, who else, will be in spotlight again as PSG eye 4-0 start against St. Etienne


All eyes will be on Neymar again when Paris Saint Germain shoot for their fourth consecutive win in Ligue 1.

The capital club battle St. Etienne at Parc des Princes and would move heaven and earth to start the new season unbeaten in four starts.

But St. Etienne could be tough opponents, having also won their first three matches in the French top-tier tournament.

However, Neymar will be the difference-maker in this clash.

The Brazilian ace acquired recently on a world-record, £199-million salary had a brace in their 6-2 pounding of visiting Toulouse. Her opened the scoring and ended it to the delight of home fans.

Before that, he opened his scoring account against hosts Guingamp in a 3-0 swamping while away.

Neymar did not play during PSG’s first win at home 2-0 against Amiens.

Back to Parc des Princes, he will be among, if not the biggest problem, St. Etienne need to solve in order to produce an upset.

St. Etienne are coming into enemy den with three straight victories via clean sheets.

They launched their campaign with a 1-0 win over Nice at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium and then prevailed in their visit at Caen.

Their third triumph in a row was made at the expense of visiting Amiens SC 3-0.

The last time PSG and St. Etienne met turned into a massacre as the former proved too powerful in a 5-0 victory at the latter’s den.

There is a lining of hope to make amends though. The last time they squared off at Parc des Princes, St. Etienne forced the hosts into a 1-1 draw.

But with Neymar around to add firepower and inspiration to Unai Emery’s squad, we pick PSG to chalk up their fourth win in successive fashion.

However, Oscar Garcia’s squad could give them a good fight considering their superb start.

For this match, a PSG win pays 1.11. If St. Etienne prevail, it returns 18.00, and if a draw ensues, it is worth 8.00.