PARIS: Pablo Sarabia put Paris Saint-Germain into the remaining 16 of the French Cup on Sunday (Jan 19) with the overdue winner in a good 1-Zero win over spirited Lorient.

Spaniard Sarabia headed house the one function with 10 mins closing to position Thomas Tuchel’s much-changed aspect into the following spherical after suffering to damage Ligue 2 leaders Lorient down in an underwhelming contest.

They’ve been rewarded with a tie at third-tier Pau, who knocked out Ligue 1 aspect Bordeaux on Thursday.

PSG got here into the fit lacking a bunch of injured stars together with Edinson Cavani, Marco Verratti, Juan Bernat and Marquinhos, and with each Neymar and Kylian Mbappe at the bench the away aspect lacked ingenious spark in spite of the presence of in-form striker Mauro Icardi.

The French champions had been fortunate to enter the wreck stage after Yoane Wissa someway controlled to move Jimmy Cabot’s pinpoint move vast from simply a few yards out.

The second one part persevered to lack transparent possibilities for all sides, with Paul Nardi doing neatly to rate down Icardi’s shut vary header within the 68th minute earlier than pushing Pablo Sarabia’s shot vast 11 mins later.

Then again the 25-year-old may just do not anything about Sarabia’s header seconds later, the Spaniard fantastically guiding house Thiago Silva’s move to squeeze the highest flight outfit into the following spherical.


Dijon will go back and forth to fifth-tier outfit Limonest after English ahead Stephy Mavididi struck two times as his staff fired 4 targets within the remaining 15 mins in their 5-Zero win over Nimes.

Hosts Dijon had been main a good tie by means of a unmarried function due to Jhonder Cadiz’s first part penalty when Mavididi begun a function frenzy within the 75th minute.

The 21-year-old, who has represented England at Underneath-20 stage and is on mortgage from Italian giants Juventus, added any other within the ultimate minute after additional targets from Mounir Chouiar and Bruno Ecuele Manga.

Montpellier — 5-Zero winners over Caen — will go back and forth to fourth department aspect Belfort whilst Angers will host cup holders Rennes, whose 2-Zero win at fifth-tier Athletico Marseille used to be interrupted for round 10 mins after house enthusiasts threw flares onto the pitch.

Lyon will go back and forth to Great after starlet Rayan Cherki confirmed why he’s so extremely even though of by means of contributing to all 4 in their targets in Saturday’s 4-Three win over Nantes.

The 16-year-old, who has drawn comparisons with fellow Lyon academy graduates Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa, scored two times, equipped two assists and received a penalty that used to be neglected by means of Moussa Dembele.

In-form Marseille will host Strasbourg within the subsequent spherical, whilst Saint-Etienne will play the winner of Monday’s fit between Monaco and fourth-tier St-Pryve St-Hilaire.

French Cup remaining 32 effects:

Lorient Zero Paris Saint-Germain 1

Montpellier Five Caen 0

Rouen 1 Angers 4

Athletico Marseille Zero Rennes 2

Dijon Five Nimes 0

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