Paris Saint Germain (PSG) attacker Neymar was a notable absentee as the French Ligue 1 champions got their league campaign to a winning start at home to Nimes.
PSG fans made their presence felt during the game as they made their feelings known towards Neymar.
The Brazilian international was told that he can leave the club.
Neymar has been involved in the longest transfer saga of the summer as he bids to leave France after two years in the French capital of Paris.
The 27-year-old was signed from Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona in 2017 and he wants to return to the Nou Camp though Real Madrid is an option for him.
Since joining PSG from Barcelona in the summer of 2017, the former Santos attacker has scored an impressive 51 goals in 58 appearances.
Without him in the PSG squad for their opening league game against Nimes at home, the reigning French champions had too much quality for their opponents.
Long-term Manchester United target PSG have won the last two league titles and they are targeting a hat-trick of title wins.
The French champions thrashed Nimes 3-0 courtesy goals from Edinson Cavani (penalty which was awarded via VAR, Kylian Mbappe as well as a second-half strike from substitute Angel Di Maria.