Mbappe sets a new PSG goal scoring record in the win over Nantes.

In an entertaining 4-2 win over Nantes, Kylian Mbappe scored a club-record 201st goal for Paris St-Germain.

He had to wait until the 92nd minute, but he was clinical as he turned to finish left-footed and move ahead of Edinson Cavani on PSG’s all-time scoring list.

The 24-year-old France forward has established himself as a footballing superstar.

He has appeared in two World Cup finals, winning the trophy in 2018 and the Golden Boot as the leading scorer in 2022.

Mbappe, who also won the 2021 Nations League with his country, scored a hat-trick in France’s World Cup final loss to Argentina on penalties after a 3-3 tie.

Mbappe has won four Ligue 1 titles and topped the scoring charts in each of the last four seasons since joining PSG from Monaco in 2017 for a world-record fee for a teenager.

This season, the forward has 30 goals and eight assists, bringing his total for the club to 85 in 247 games.

PSG took a 2-0 lead at the Parc des Princes, with Lionel Messi scoring before Jaouen Hadjam’s own goal.

However, Nantes equalized before halftime thanks to goals from Ludovic Blas and Ignatius Ganago, with PSG goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma being caught out at his near post for the first and fumbling for the second.

On the hour mark, Mbappe crossed for Danilo Pereira to head the home side back in front, before his game-winning moment came late in the game.

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