PSG out of French League Cup Monaco progress with vanguard sports , Unbeaten Ligue 1 leaders and holders Paris St-Germain . Neymar netted for PSG, who have won the trophy in the last five seasons.
Suffered a shock French League Cup exit against the top-flight’s bottom side Guingamp ,
Having missed one earlier, Marcus Thuram – son of France legend Lilian – scored an injury-time penalty, adding to Yeni N’Gbakoto’s earlier spot-kick for a 2-1 win.
Thierry Henry’s struggling Monaco side also progressed to the semi-finals.
Monaco, in 19th place in the table and five points off safety, went through courtesy of an 8-7 penalty shootout victory over Rennes after the game finished 1-1. Neymar gave PSG the lead just after the hour mark,
Which you’d be forgiven for thinking was enough to kill Guingamp’s hope of a victory,
The game was heading for extra time, until the visitors won themselves another penalty in injury time.
This time, it was Marcus Thuram – son of France legend Lilian Thuram – to step up. After a short run-up, the forward struck the ball calmly to the goalkeeper’s right and crept in despite Alphonse Areola getting a hand to it.
That late goal destroyed PSG’s chances of a quadruple this season. However, still in the Champions League, and with a tasty draw against Manchester United, they could still win a treble.
The French champions currently sit top of Ligue 1 with a 13 point margin, as well as having two games in hand on Lille, who are second. So it’s not all bad for PSG, but this defeat in the Coupe de la Ligue will hit them hard, right in the ego.