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Coupe de France 16emes – Thursday part I – Football Article

After an upsetting (in a good way) first post-Christmas round of the Coupe de France, the 16emes have been much more restrained. So far only two teams have beaten higher-placed opposition, and in one case that took penalties (Croix at Marignane Gignac) and in the other there are only two league places between them (Metz winning 3-1 at Monaco). Thursday’s early evening slot is welcome, therefore, to keep up the minnow contingent. So far, Croix from National 2 are the lowest-ranked…

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Coupe de France 32emes – Sunday – Strasbourg Olympique v Saint-Etienne, etc – Football Article

The five games on Sunday afternoon see one genuine ‘minnow versus giant’ plus matches that will guarantee two teams from the fourth tier at the very least. There is also the potential for an early Ligue 1 casualty. And Toulouse v Nice put forward from yesterday, which is previewed here. Strasbourg Olympique v Saint-Etienne When the draw was made just before Christmas, many Saint-Etienne fans could be forgiven for doing a double take when les Verts were matched up against Strasbourg Olympique.…

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