Paris Saint-Germain break Tottenham Hotspur’s 58-year European record

Paris Saint-Germain have broken Tottenham Hotspur’s 58-year European record for most consecutive wins at the start of a top-flight season.

Tonight, the French champions defeated Lille OSC 2-1 to record their 12th win from 12 this season.

Spurs’ now former record came during the 1960/61 season when managed by the legendary Bill Nicholson.

PSG record 12th straight win

PSG’s dominance in Ligue 1 continues as they moved 11 points clear at the top.

The French giants defeated second-place Lille in the French capital this evening.

Kylian Mbappe and Neymar Jr were unsurprisingly the two players on the scoresheet.

The victory is their 12th of the season after the same number of games played.

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The historic win means they surpass Tottenham’s record for most consecutive wins at the start of a top-flight season.

During the same season, Nicholson’s Spurs side went on to win the title, along with the FA Cup.

The North London club defeated Everton, Blackpool twice, Blackburn Rovers, Manchester United, Bolton Wanderers twice, Arsenal, Leicester City, Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Their winning run was brought to an end by Manchester City who held them to a 1-1 draw.

PSG now look firmly on course to achieve yet another league title also given their convincing lead at the top.

Kylian Mbappe’s 8th Ligue 1 goal this season

The teenage sensation has continued his fine form this season by netting his 8th goal of the season.

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Mbappe linked up wonderfully with Neymar to wonderfully curl the ball past Lille’s Mike Maignan.


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