PSG player ratings v Brest: Neymar 8, Messi 7, Kimpembe 4

Brazilian star on target as PSG go top of Ligue 1

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Paris Saint Germain forward Neymar scored his eighth Ligue 1 goal of the campaign as the champions overcame Brest 1-0 at Parc des Princes on Saturday to extend their unbeaten start and reclaim top spot in the standings.

The result, secured after Gianluigi Donnarumma saved a late Islam Slimani penalty, means Christophe Galtier's side have 19 points from seven matches, two more than second-placed RC Lens who led the table after a 1-0 win over Troyes on Friday.

Brest came into the contest having conceded a club record 16 goals in their first six games and were carved open in the 30th minute despite a bright start as Neymar fired in from a tight angle after being played through by Lionel Messi.

PSG player ratings from the match can be seen in the gallery above. To view the next image just swipe.

Updated: September 10, 2022, 5:45 PM