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PSG beats Rennes and wins the Champions Trophy
Kylian Mbapperely celebrates his goal on Saturday, August 3 in Shenzhen, China. FRANCK FIFE / AFP

The season starts well for Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG). Kylian Mbappé's team took the Champions Trophy on Saturday, August 3 against Rennes in Shenzhen, China. The PSG wins its seventh championship trophy in a row by two goals to one, shot by Kylian Mbappé and Angel Di Maria. The Bretons first sowed doubt when Adrien Hunou opened the scoring in the thirteenth minute, then PSG proved more offensive in the rest of the game.

If the Asian fans will not remember this evening, which has been staged in an empty two-thirds stadium, like the most beautiful of the French football, they will however keep in memory the dribbling and the goal (57e minute) of Mbappé, that  " oohh" encouraged each shot, as well as the winning free-kick from Angel di Maria (72e).

Ideal departure for Leonardo

In the absence of Neymar, suspended, the world champion and the Argentine have risen to their popularity in China. They have each scored to kick off their team's athletic season and preserve the club's economic ambitions, which wants to thrive in the region.

The departure is ideal for the new sports director Leonardo, recalled in the capital to succeed Antero Henrique, thanked after the end of last catastrophic season. In addition to bringing a 40e title to the club, this success erases the humiliation of the final of the Coupe de France lost to the Bretons.

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