Lyon beat Ajaccio in the second league on Tuesday 5-1 in the French Cup and reached the top 32. Of the two other teams interested on Tuesday, Lorient advanced, while Reims was eliminated.
|Memphis Depay scores 1st Lyon for Ajaccio (Photo: AFP)|
Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, the cup fights for amateur teams could not start on time (7378 teams entered the current competition 104), so the French Confederation changed the ranking: 17 places in the first 32 will definitely go to the teams that fall under the ranking. The second league streak, while the first and second division clubs fight each other on a separate branch for 15 sessions.
The 20 teams in the second league were knocked out in ten pairs in the previous round, and the top ten teams and the top 20 teams will meet in this week’s round. The 15 who advance from this round will now be on the single “mixed” 32 board, whose matches will be played on March 6th and 7th.
French Cup to arrive
First and second division matches
ReimsValenciennes FC (II. O.) 3-4
Lorient-Paris FC (II.) 1-2
Lyon-Ajaccio (2.) 5-1
The winners came forward.
14.45: Bordeaux – Toulouse (II.)
14.45: Grenoble (2nd) – Monaco
14.45: Strasbourg – Montpellier
14.45: Auxerre (second) – Marseille
14.45: Nantes Lens
17.00: Brest – Rodez (II.)
17.00: Amiens (second) – Metz
17.00: Nimes – Nice
19.00: Dijon – Lille
21.00: Caen (2nd) – Paris Saint-Germain
18.45: Sochaux Montbeliard (II.) – Saint-Etienne
21.00: Angers – Rennes