Neymar was back on the scoresheet as French champions Paris St-Germain got off to a winning note in Ligue 1 with a 3-0 victory over Caen at Parc des Princes
The Brazilian forward capitalized on the error of Caen’s goalkeeper Brice Samba to give PSG the lead, 10 minutes into the game.
French midfielder Adrien Rabiot made it 2-0 after Argentine winger Angel Di Maria broke clear and squared unselfishly for him to tap home.
Substitute Timothy Weah compounded the woes of the visitors when he came on and punished the mistake of the goalkeeper in the last minute of the game.
Gianluigi Buffon, 40, once again showed class on his debut with a reflexive save that prevented Thiago Silva from scoring a spectacular own-goal just before half-time
The Parisians were without some of their World Cup stars particularly Kylian Mbappe for manager Tuchel’s first league game in charge.
However, their emphatic win showed there were no signs of relenting as they bid to defend the Ligue 1 title.