What Neymar did when Edinson Cavani scored during PSG v Bayern Munich

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There would have been plenty of football fans tuning into Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League clash with Bayern Munich just to see what happens if they get a penalty.

It’s been a tough 10 days for the Ligue 1 club as they’ve had to deal with the ongoing saga between Neymar and Edinson Cavani.

The two superstars argued over who would take a free-kick and a penalty during their 2-0 victory over Lyon - and that’s just the start of it.

They reportedly clashed in the dressing room after the match and Neymar demanded Cavani was sold.

Neymar missed last weekend’s 0-0 draw with Montpellier with a foot injury so all eyes were on the pair during the match against Bayern.

And less than two minutes in, Neymar did the talking with his feet and he produced a sensational assist for Dani Alves.

Shortly afterward, Cavani made it 2-0 with a thumping finish.

But as soon as the ball hit the net, many people would have been looking straight at Neymar to see his reaction.


Interestingly, he didn’t run over to his Uruguayan teammate straight away. Instead, he waited for Kylian Mbbape - who set-up the goal - before running over to Cavani.

Is everyone reading too much into Neymar’s reaction?

Watch: Cavani's goal & Neymar's reaction

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And here is the reaction on Twitter:

However, when Neymar did finally make his way over to Cavani, they embraced with a fairly cold hug.

Watch: Neymar and Cavani hug it out

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And they also had time for a little handshake:

Cavani on his relationship with Neymar

Despite all the reports, Cavani has insisted that he and Neymar have no issues with one another.

"These things are created. I don't know why these stories are created. The truth is that these are normal things; things that happen in football," he said.

"I learned of the story just now talking with my brother, about people saying that Cavani won't let anyone take penalties and that there's a problem with Neymar. The truth is that there's no problem.


"He [Neymar] has just arrived and like I said from the off we are keen for him to adapt in the best way possible. I think that's been proven because you can see he is adapting quickly."

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