Emery praise for commanding PSG

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Unai Emery said Paris Saint-Germain worked hard to completely shut out Anderlecht in their 5-0 Champions League victory on Tuesday night.

Marco Verratti (30) got the ball rolling at the Parc des Princes before Neymar added a second deep into injury time at the end of the first half.

Layvin Kurzawa (52, 72, 78) made a bit of history for himself by becoming the first defender to score a treble in the competition.

And after the game, with his side top of Group B with maximum points, Emery told the club's official website: "We won the three points and it was important to perform well, here at the Parc des Princes, in front of our fans, cheering us on throughout the match and we work hard for them. 

"Tonight I thought we played well for the full 90 minutes. 

"In the first game against them we gave them too much space and conceded too many chance and tonight we gave them nothing. They only had two or three half chances and that's what we keep working for, to keep improving as a team."

Kurzawa said: "It's thanks to the team that I scored the three goals tonight. 

"I'm very happy with the win and happy to have kept another clean sheet and I hope we continue like this. When we enjoy our football, controlling the possession, taking people on, the fans enjoy it and we always try and do our best for the fans and for ourselves."

And Thiago Silva revealed his joy at the result but said they need to keep winning.

"I think all our hard work this week paid off tonight. The whole team played with a lot of character and desire and I think when we play like that, it's difficult for any team to come to the Parc. Today we showed that Paris Saint-Germain are a very strong side, but now we need to keep going."