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While Neymar has been reduced to tears recently amid reports of tensions with PSG coach Unai Emery, the prolific Cavani has emerged as the leader in a star-studded attack.
Neymar called for an end to 'false stories' about his alleged frosty relations with Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery and striker Edinson Cavani.
The injured Neymar was left out as Edinson Cavani reached 100 goals in France with a brace against Angers.
Neymar scored a free-kick midway through the second period with his ninth goal for the club since his move from Barcelona.
Uruguay qualify for World Cup after Bolivia rout.
Cavani and Brazilian Neymar, the world's most expensive player, reportedly fell out over penalty-taking duties for PSG in recent league matches.
Many observers feel the issue could have been avoided had coach Unai Emery decided upon the matter ahead of time.
Cavani and world-record signing Neymar squabbled over a penalty during PSG's 2-0 win over Lyon last weekend, which Cavani took and missed.
Having already scored three times from the spot this season, Edinson Cavani assumed the responsibility would once again be his.
Facing its stiffest challenge this season against the seven-time champions, PSG needed two own-goals from Lyon defenders Marcelo and Jeremy Morel.
The Group B match at Celtic Park was one-sided and PSG led 3-0 at halftime with goals from Neymar, France forward Kylian Mbappe and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani.
Cavani scored twice and Thiago Motta once in Paris Saint-Germain's comfortable 3-0 home win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
Edinson Cavani and Javier Pastore took on the scoring responsibilities to ensure PSG got a winning start by beating promoted Amiens 2-0.
Cavani was voted French players' player of the year thanks to his 49 goals in all competitions for PSG during the 2016-2017 season.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani was voted the French player of the season after a career-best 35 league goals.