2016 Coupe de France Final

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2016 Coupe de France Final
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Event 2015–16 Coupe de France
Date 21 May 2016
Venue Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Man of the Match Zlatan Ibrahimović
Referee Clement Turpin
Attendance 80,000
2015
2017

The 2016 Coupe de France Final decided the winner of the 2015–16 Coupe de France, the 99th season of France's all-main-divisions football cup. It took place on 21 May at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Paris.

In the final, Marseille took on arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain, in a rematch of the 2006 final, which PSG won 2–1. PSG were the defending champions, having beaten Auxerre in the 2015 Coupe de France Final. As PSG had won the 2015–16 Ligue 1 title already, the otherwise-enabled Europa League place went to the next highest league finisher (in this case, Saint-Étienne).[1]

PSG equalled Marseille's record ten Coupe de France victories with their win.

Background[edit]

The match was Marseille's 19th final (a record), of which they had won 10. Their most recent final was in 2007, which they lost on penalties to Sochaux. PSG had won 9 Coupe de France titles from 13 finals prior to this year's showpiece.[2]

This was Zlatan Ibrahimović's last game for Paris Saint-Germain before moving to Manchester United.

Route to the final[edit]

Marseille Round Paris Saint-Germain
Opponent Result 2015–16 Coupe de France Opponent Result
Caen 0–0 a.e.t. (3–1 pen) Round of 64 ES Wasquehal 1–0
Montpellier 2–0 Round of 32 Toulouse 2–1
Trelissac 2–0 Round of 16 Lyon 3–0
Granville 1–0 Quarter-finals Saint-Étienne 3–1
Sochaux 1–0 Semi-finals Lorient 1–0

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Marseille 2–4 Paris Saint-Germain
Thauvin Goal 12'
Batshuayi Goal 87'
Report Matuidi Goal 2'
Ibrahimović Goal 47' (pen.)82'
Cavani Goal 57'
Attendance: 80,000
Marseille
Paris Saint-Germain
GK 30 France Steve Mandanda (c)
RB 2 Spain Javier Manquillo
CB 3 France Nicolas Nkoulou
CB 4 Netherlands Karim Rekik
LB 23 France Benjamin Mendy YC 33'
RM 24 France Florian Thauvin Substituted off 81'
CM 18 Chile Mauricio Isla
CM 10 France Lassana Diarra
LM 19 Morocco Abdelaziz Barrada Substituted off 70'
FW 22 Belgium Michy Batshuayi
FW 9 Scotland Steven Fletcher Substituted off 60'
Substitutes:
GK 16 France Yohann Pelé
DF 6 Portugal Rolando
DF 26 Ivory Coast Brice Dja Djédjé Substituted in 70'
MF 20 Togo Alaixys Romao
MF 11 France Romain Alessandrini
MF 13 France Rémy Cabella Substituted in 60'
MF 14 France Georges-Kévin N'Koudou Substituted in 81'
Manager:
France Franck Passi
GK 30 Italy Salvatore Sirigu
RB 19 Ivory Coast Serge Aurier
CB 5 Brazil Marquinhos
CB 2 Brazil Thiago Silva (c)
LB 17 Brazil Maxwell
CM 14 France Blaise Matuidi
CM 4 France Benjamin Stambouli Substituted off 75'
CM 25 France Adrien Rabiot
RW 11 Argentina Ángel Di María
LW 9 Uruguay Edinson Cavani Substituted off 75'
CF 10 Sweden Zlatan Ibrahimović Substituted off 90'
Substitutes:
GK 1 France Nicolas Douchez
DF 20 France Layvin Kurzawa Substituted in 90'
DF 34 French Guiana Kévin Rimane
DF 23 Netherlands Gregory van der Wiel
DF 32 Brazil David Luiz Substituted in 75'
MF 7 Brazil Lucas Substituted in 75'
FW 29 France Jean-Kévin Augustin
Manager:
France Laurent Blanc

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Farewell, Zlatan: Ibrahimovic guides PSG to French Cup against Marseille". Guardian. 22 May 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "France - List of Cup Finals". RSSSF. Retrieved 15 April 2014.