Lille and Angers did not give rise to surprise, they settled their respective commitments and reached the knockout stages of the Coupe de France, as did Chateaubriant, in the fourth category.
Lille, leaders of Ligue 1, beat Gazelec Ajaccio, from Fourth (1-3), thanks to Alexandr Durimel’s own goal at nine minutes, from Portuguese Xeka in 72 ‘and another at Malick Lopy’s own goal (84 ‘).
Angers also passes
Angers, also in the top division of French football, beat Club Franciscain 5-0, a team from the island of Martinique played fifty-five minutes with one less player due to the expulsion of Sebastien Lepel.
Even then, Stephane Moulin’s team was already winning 1-0 with Angelo Fulgini’s goal. Then a brace from Ibrahim Amadou and goals from Cameroonian Stephane Bahoken and Noah Fatar rounded out the win.
In addition, a double by David Vernet facilitated the pass of Chateaubriant against Romorantin (1-3) in the duel between fourth division teams.