Bakker impresses in first start as PSG routs Dijon in cup

PARIS (AP) — Defender Mitchel Bakker needed only one minute to impress in his first start for Paris Saint-Germain, when his cross led to an own goal in a 6-1 win at Dijon on Wednesday in the French Cup quarterfinals.

The 19-year-old Dutchman came up through the prestigious Ajax junior teams and plays as an attack-minded left back. He had only made one substitute appearance for PSG prior to this game.

But he seized his opportunity, sprinting down the wing and hitting a firm cross toward striker Edinson Cavani that was turned into his own net by Dijon defender Wesley Lautoa.

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