Jean-Baptiste Sarrazin 9:34 p.m., January 08, 2023
The posters for the 16th finals of the Coupe de France are now known.
And it is the opposition between Marseille and Rennes, 3rd in L1 against 4th, which will be the main poster for this next round of the competition, the draw of which was carried out by former handball player Thierry Omeyer in the Bein media premises.
Fate has spoken!
The posters of the 16th finals of the Coupe de France are known.
And among them, there will be a total of three matches between elite teams at this stage of the competition since, in addition to OM-Rennes, Brest will host Lens, runner-up to PSG in the league, and Toulouse will face AC Ajaccio.
PSG have been very well off and will travel to an amateur-level squad.
But the Parisians will still have to wait before knowing the identity of their opponent, who will be Reims Sainte-Anne (N3), Wasquehal (N2) or Pays de Cassel US (R1).
Reims Sainte-Anne (N3) and Wasquehal (N2) will indeed first have to replay their match of the 8th round, interrupted after a fight on the ground.
The winner will then play his 32nd final against Pays de Cassel US, the outcome of which will determine the future host of the Parisian ogre in the 16th final.
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Lyon and Nantes largely favorites
Lyon will also start as a big favorite in Chambéry (N3) while the Nantes defending champion will travel to Thaon (N3).
Finally, Olympique Strasbourg (R1), sensation of the 32nd finals after its success against Clermont (0-0, 4 tabs to 3), will try to repeat its feat against Angers, red lantern of L1.
⚽️ The matches of the 1/16 finals are known
⚡️ With a clash between OM and Stade Rennais!
What are your forecasts ?
— beIN SPORTS (@beinsports_FR) January 8, 2023
The Round of 16 matches are scheduled for January 21 and 22.
Here are all the matches of these 16th finals:
Stade Plabennécois (N3) - Grenoble (L2)
Chamalières (N2) - Paris FC (L2)
Niort (L2) - Auxerre (L1)
Lille (L1) or Troyes (L1) - Pau (L2)
Chambery SF (N3) - Lyon (L1)
Olympique Strasbourg (R1) - Angers (L1)
Thaon (N3) - Nantes (L1)
SC Bastia (L2) - Lorient (L1)
Le Puy (N2) - Vierzon Foot (N2)
Reims Sainte-Anne (N3) or Wasquehal (N2) or Pays de Cassel US (R1) - PSG (L1)
Brest (L1) - Lens (L1)
Herbaria (N2) - Reims (L1)
Belfort (N2) - Annecy (L2)
Marseille (L1) - Rennes (L1)
Toulouse (L1) - AC Ajaccio (L1)
RC Grasse (N2) - Rodez (L2)