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Paris St-Germain 3-3 Monaco: Leaders held in entertaining encounter

Neymar has scored in seven successive games for Paris St-GermainNeymar scored twice as Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain were made to settle for a point in a six-goal thriller against Monaco at the Parc des Princes.The Brazilian struck a third-minute opener before goals from Gelson Martins and Wissam Ben Yedder completed a quick six-minute turnaround for the visitors.Fode Ballo-Toure’s own-goal and Neymar’s second from the penalty spot then handed PSG a half-time lead.But Islam Slimani made it 3-3 after 70 minutes to deny the champions victory.Slimani’s goal was eventually awarded after a lengthy video assistant referee review overruled an initial offside verdict.Kylian Mbappe, who won his side’s penalty following a foul by Martins, and Edinson Cavani both squandered injury-time opportunities as PSG chased a winner.A point leaves Thomas Tuchel’s side five points clear of closest challengers Marseille with one game in hand.

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