If Marseille offered a little air by winning at Auxerre (2-0), the situation of Nantes is still unbreathable, eliminated by Lens (4-2) on the day of the dismissal of the Canaries coach Raymond Domenech, Wednesday for the 32nd final of the Coupe de France.
In the other matches of the afternoon in the professional way, Monaco confirmed its form in Ligue 1 (4th) by winning in Grenoble (1-0), Montpellier qualified in Strasbourg (2-0) and Toulouse (L2) signed the first surprise of this round by eliminating Bordeaux (2-0).
Raymond Domenech, dismissed even before leading an eighth game, did not even witness the last shipwreck of his team, which collapsed by conceding four goals, including a double from Corentin Jean (27th, 39th), after having however opened the scoring by Kader Bamba (24th), author of a double.
Antoine Kombouaré, expected to become the fourth coach of the "Canaries" this season, after Christian Gourcuff and the interim Patrick Collot, again in service Wednesday afternoon at La Beaujoire, will have work.
At Abbé-Deschamps, OM have won only their second match out of the last eleven, in all competitions, and are out of the water.
Broken scorer Dario Benedetto opened the scoring, and young Ahmadou Bamba Dieng scored for his first pro game.
Scorer in form this season, Andy Delort launched the qualification of Montpellier in Strasbourg, imitated at the end of the match by Petar Skuletic.
Stevan Jovetic scored the winning goal for ASM in Grenoble.
Finally in Toulouse, a young team won the “American derby” of the Garonne between the “Téfécé” of the Red Bird fund and the Girondins of the King Street group, with goals from Vakoun Bayo and Janis Antiste.
Amateur clubs will play their 32nd finals on February 13 and 14 in these two separate and unprecedented routes set up due to the pandemic that has long caused the interruption of amateur football.
Tuesday February 9
Reims - Valenciennes (L2) 3 - 4
Lorient - Paris FC (L2) 2 - 1
Lyon - AC Ajaccio (L2) 5 - 1
Wednesday February 10
Bordeaux - Toulouse (L2) 0 - 2
Grenoble (L2) - Monaco 0 - 1
Strasbourg - Montpellier 0 - 2
Auxerre (L2) - Marseille 0 - 2
Nantes - Lens 2 - 4
(5:00 p.m.) Brest - Rodez (L2)
Nîmes - Nice
Amiens (L2) - Metz
(19h00) Dijon - Lille
(9:05 p.m.) Caen (L2) - Paris SG
Thursday February 11
(6:45 p.m.) Sochaux (L2) - Saint-Etienne
(9 p.m.) Angers - Rennes
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