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PSG and Mbappe cruise past Dortmund

Kylian Mbappe added to his Champions League tally as the Frenchman's second-half penalty helped PSG claim a 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund.

The 24-year-old kept his cool and slotted home from the spot for his 41st goal in the competition, which means he's now scored at least one goal in eight Champions League campaigns. Achraf Hakimi added the second for the French giants, now were never really tested by Dortmund.

Nevertheless, the first chance went Dortmund's way in the 14th minute, Gianluigi Donnarumma making a comfortable save after Donyell Malen found space in the penalty area.

PSG responded straight away, Ousmane Dembele finding Kolo Muani, only for a slight touch off a defender ending the danger.

The best chance in the first half fell to PSG's Vitinha, who after some brilliant play on the edge of the penalty area, fired a low effort that came back off the foot of the post.

As a result the two teams headed into the break level, but that changed minutes after play resumed. Niklas Sule was ruled to have handled a shot in the penalty area, with VAR confirming the penalty decision.

Mbappe stepped up and made no mistake, firing his effort past a diving Kobel for the 41st Champions League goal of his career.

PSG doubled its advantage less than 10 minutes later when Hakimi cut into the penalty area and glided past his marker before slotting home past Kobel.

From there the French side looked in complete control, though Dortmund nearly reopened proceedings in the 79th minute.

Substitute Jamie Bynoe-Gittens collected a neat one-two outside the penalty area, and while his bending effort beat Donnarumma, it clipped the outside of the post.

PSG took the sting out of Dortmund's efforts from there, as they saw out the closing minutes to begin Group F with a deserved victory.

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