2018 Coupe de France Final

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2018 Coupe de France Final
Stade De France.jpg
The Stade de France hosted the final
Event2017–18 Coupe de France
Date8 May 2018 (2018-05-08)
VenueStade de France, Saint-Denis
RefereeMikael Lesage
Attendance73,772[1]
2017
2019

The 2018 Coupe de France Final was a football match between Les Herbiers VF and Paris Saint-Germain to decide the winner of the 2017–18 Coupe de France, the 101st season of the Coupe de France.

Paris Saint-Germain won the final 2–0 for their 4th consecutive and 12th overall Coupe de France title.[2][3]

Background[edit]

The final was Les Herbiers' first. They upset many higher-level teams, such as Lens; however, they did not play any top-level teams en route to the final. Les Herbiers were the third team from the third division of French football to reach the final, after Nîmes, in 1996, and US Quevilly, in 2012. Both of these teams lost their matches, to Auxerre and Lyon respectively.[4]

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain were the three-time defending champion, having been to 15 finals and winning 11. They defeated Angers 1–0 in the 2017 final.[5]

Route to the final[edit]

Les Herbiers Round Paris Saint-Germain
Opponent Result 2017–18 Coupe de France Opponent Result
JS Coulaines 4–1 (A) Fifth Round
Voltigeurs de Châteaubriant 5–1 (a.e.t.) (A) Sixth Round
Balma 3–0 (A) Seventh Round
Romorantin 2–1 (H) Eighth Round
Angoulême CFC 2–1 (a.e.t.) (A) Round of 64 Rennes 6–1 (A)
Saint-Lô Manche 2–1 (A) Round of 32 Guingamp 4–2 (H)
Auxerre 3–0 (A) Round of 16 Sochaux 4–1 (A)
Lens 0–0 (4–2 pen.) (A) Quarter-finals Marseille 3–0 (H)
FC Chambly 2–0 (H) Semi-finals Caen 3–1 (A)

Note: H = home fixture, A = away fixture

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Les Herbiers VF0–2Paris Saint-Germain
Report
Attendance: 73,772
Referee: Mikael Lesage
Les Herbiers VF
Paris Saint-Germain
GK 1 France Matthieu Pichot Yellow card 73'
RB 21 France Romuald Marie
CB 2 France Diaranké Fofana
CB 26 France Guillaume Dequaire
LB 5 France Adrien Pagerie
DM 28 France Valentin Vanbaleghem Substituted off 62'
RM 11 Cameroon Rodrigue Bongongui
CM 6 France Sébastien Flochon (c)
CM 19 France Pierre Germann Substituted off 63'
LM 7 France Joachim Eickmayer Substituted off 88'
CF 18 France Kévin Rocheteau
Substitutes:
GK 30 France Esteban Salles
DF 23 France Franck Héry
MF 4 France Florian David
MF 14 France Clément Couturier Substituted in 88'
FW 10 France Ambroise Gboho Substituted in 63'
FW 20 France Adrian Dabasse Substituted in 62'
FW 29 France Moulaye Ba
Manager:
France Stéphane Masala
Les Herbiers VF vs Paris Saint-Germain 2018-05-08.svg
GK 1 Germany Kevin Trapp
RB 32 Brazil Dani Alves Substituted off 86'
CB 2 Brazil Thiago Silva (c)
CB 5 Brazil Marquinhos
LB 17 Spain Yuri Berchiche Yellow card 15'
CM 18 Argentina Giovani Lo Celso
CM 8 Italy Thiago Motta Substituted off 68'
CM 25 France Adrien Rabiot
RW 29 France Kylian Mbappé Substituted off 86'
CF 9 Uruguay Edinson Cavani
LW 11 Argentina Ángel Di María
Substitutes:
GK 16 France Alphonse Areola
DF 3 France Presnel Kimpembe
DF 12 Belgium Thomas Meunier Substituted in 86'
DF 20 France Layvin Kurzawa
MF 19 France Lassana Diarra
MF 23 Germany Julian Draxler Substituted in 68'
MF 27 Argentina Javier Pastore Substituted in 86'
Manager:
Spain Unai Emery

Assistant referees:
Frédéric Hébrard
Huseyin Ocak
Fourth official:
Hakim Ben El Hadj
Video assistant referee:
Benoît Bastien
Assistant video assistant referee:
Jérôme Brisard

Match rules[6]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes, of which up to three may be used.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les Herbiers vs. PSG – 8 May 2018". Soccerway. Perform Group. 8 May 2018. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Les Herbiers 0 PSG 2". BBC Sport. 8 May 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Paris Saint-Germain win Coupe de France to secure domestic treble". ESPN. 8 May 2018. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tablesf/francuphist.html
  5. ^ http://www.scoresway.com/?sport=soccer&page=season&id=12747
  6. ^ "Règlement de la Coupe de France 2017-2018" [Regulations of the 2017–18 Coupe de France] (PDF). FFF.fr (in French). French Football Federation. 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2018.