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Paris Saint-Germain’s Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (3R) celebrates scoring his team’s third goal with teammates Argentinian midfielder Javier Pastore (C), Argentinian midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso (R),Spanish defender Yuri Berchiche (2L) and French forward Kylian MbappÈ (L) during the French League Cup final football match between Monaco (ASM) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at The Matmut Atlantique Stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on March 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MEHDI FEDOUACH

Paris Saint-Germain claimed their fifth consecutive French League Cup title as an Edinson Cavani double helped them ease to a 3-0 victory over Monaco in Saturday’s final at Bordeaux.

The Uruguayan gave PSG an eighth-minute lead from the penalty spot after a lengthy delay for a video assistant referee review, before Angel Di Maria beat Danijel Subasic at his near post to make it two and Cavani completed the scoring late on.

Kylian Mbappe was a constant menace and perhaps the difference between the two sides, as his current team beat his former club for the second successive final after last year’s 4-1 victory.

“Tonight there was a great Kylian on the other side, he was the difference in the game,” said Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim.

“I think we played with the right attitude, always tried to look for a goal after the penalty.”

The capital club’s win also extended their all-time record amount of League Cup crowns to eight and stretched their winning streak in domestic Cup…



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