Ligue 1: Moise Kean, Kylian Mbappe send PSG to top of table with win over Dijon; Lens-Nantes game called off amid COVID-19 cases
PSG were missing nine players due to injury or suspension, including Angel di Maria and Marco Verratti, while Mbappe was rested at kick-off ahead of a trip to Turkey to play Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday.
Ligue 1: Unnamed Paris Saint-Germain player tests positive for COVID-19, to miss league match against Dijon
PSG were badly hit by the virus at the start of the current season, when Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes all had to self-isolate after a holiday to Ibiza following the team's Champions League final loss to Bayern Munich.
Neymar will miss out on Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 game away at Nimes on Friday, hot on the heels of his starring role on international duty for Brazil.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar hat-trick powers Brazil to victory over Peru; Argentina edge Bolivia
Peru twice took the lead through Andre Carrillo and a heavily deflected strike from Renato Tapia, but two controversial Neymar penalties, an injury time third and a close range strike from Richarlison maintained the Selecao's winning start to qualifying for Qatar 2022.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Roberto Firmino brace powers Brazil to thumping victory over Bolivia in opening match
Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos also got on the scoresheet while star forward Neymar set up two goals in a totally one-sided encounter that sent Brazil top of the South American qualifying table.
PSG move up to second in the early table, a point behind leaders Rennes who play Reims on Sunday.
Ligue 1: PSG's Neymar owes $40.5 million in unpaid taxes, says official document released by Spanish authorities
Neymar, who played for Barcelona from 2013 to 2017 before moving to the French club for 222 million euros in the most expensive transfer in history, tops the list of thousands of names published on the website of the Spanish tax office.
Di Maria's suspension meted out by Ligue 1's disciplinary commission was for spitting at Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez.
Ligue 1: Marseille claim to possess footage of PSG's Neymar racially abusing Japanese right-back Hiroki Sakai
The LFP, which suspended Neymar for two matches over the incident, has opened a probe into his accusations, which Gonzalez denies.
Only around 1,000 spectators were present at the Stade Velodrome due to coronavirus restrictions.
PSG's Neymar was sent off for slapping Marseille's Alvaro Gonzalez on the back of the head and accused the Spaniard of calling him a 'monkey'.
Neymar is facing punishment by Ligue 1's disciplinary commission after slapping defender Alvaro Gonzalez near the end of PSG's 1-0 loss to Marseille on Sunday, accusing the Spaniard of calling him a 'monkey.'
Neymar said he would accept his punishment which is expected to be revealed by the French league's disciplinary commission on Wednesday.
Neymar insisted he had been the victim of racism as he was one of five players sent off in a mass brawl at the end of Marseille's 1-0 win over Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.
The world's most expensive player confirmed his new role as Puma's poster boy in an open letter posted on social media.
Mbappe, who took part in Monday evening's training session before learning the result of his test, is the seventh Paris Saint-Germain player to contract the virus. Neymar was among the first to test positive last week.
PSG announce three more COVID-19 positives; Steve Mandanda withdraws from France squad after contracting virus
Three more PSG players tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the number so far to six and throwing the club's start to the new season into chaos.
Ligue 1: PSG's Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes test positive for COVID-19, according to reports
The 28-year-old Brazilian has COVID-19 as well as his Argentinian teammates Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, the same anonymous sources said.
Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo said Neymar's last deal with Nike was an 11-year contract that was only set to expire in 2022, worth a total $105 million.
Champions League: Methodical Bayern Munich battle past Paris Saint-Germain to claim sixth European Cup
Heading into the match against PSG, it seemed rather inevitable that this new look Bayern would rip the French club from limb to limb, but the actual match turned out to be much closer than expected