Faced with fans of US Chauvigny this Sunday in Limoges, OM left nothing to chance. Winner 0-3, the Marseille club reaches the knockout stages of the Coupe de France.
Once is not custom, loon was able to facilitate the task this Sunday in 16e of the Coupe de France. If the Marseillais had conceded the opener to Cannet-Rocheville in the previous round (4-1 victory in the end), it was not against l’US Chauvigny, another resident of National 3, the fifth echelon of French football. Serious and diligent, Jorge Sampaoli’s players have mastered their subject from start to finish in Limoges.
Gone are the euphoria of a gala match for the Chauvinese who during the 8e round had eliminated the professionals of Le Havre (Ligue 2), Owned by took care of showering the enthusiasm of the locals by opening the brand of a pretty papinade, on a center of Luan Peres (0-1, 30e) – the fourth goal of the Pole already in the competition. Before the break, Under hit the nail on the head, in turn perfectly alerted by Gerson (0-2, 41e). A fatal break for Stéphane Malloyer’s men.
A clean sheet for the 600e by Mandanda
From then on, Chauvigny could not find the necessary resources to compete with his prestigious opponent. Harit, launched into the battle at the heart of the second period, reinforced the addition at the end of the game (0-3, 80e). An anecdotal goal while the qualification of the Olympians was not in doubt. For its 600e under the Ciel et Blanc jersey, Mandanda offers himself an expected clean sheet and accompanies OM in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France.
This with Nantes (L1), Brest (L1), Montpellier (L1), Monaco (L1), Reims (L1), Saint-Etienne (L1), Toulouse (L2), Bastia (L2), Nancy (L2), Amiens (L2), Versailles (N2), Bergerac (N2). Three tickets remain to be filled, including one which seems to belong to the OGC Nice – except for a conclusive appeal from Paris FC or OL, both excluded from the tournament by the Disciplinary Commission of the French Football Federation. The Vannes-PSG and Lens-Lille posters must determine the other two lucky winners.
Also read:Chauvigny-OM, the film of the matchMilik’s jewel in the Coupe de France (video)Monaco does not tremble, Reims uses forcepsBastia and Nancy hurt the eliteNantes holds its place, Bordeaux goes by the wayside