Sunday, March 26, 2023

Paris Saint Germain to play sixth-tier membership Pays de Cassel in French Cup final 32

Paris Saint-Germain will face sixth-tier Pays de Cassel within the final 32 of the French Cup after the novice aspect received their rearranged tie on Saturday.

Pays de Cassel, who play within the regional Hauts-de-France league within the north of the nation, overcame fifth-division Wasquehal on penalties after a 1-1 draw to arrange a dream assembly with the French champions.

The membership had initially obtained a walkover into the final 32 after Wasquehal and Reims Saint-Anne had been disqualified following the violence which overshadowed their conflict within the last preliminary spherical.

These groups had been reinstated upon attraction, with Wasquehal qualifying for the final 64 after their shootout win over Reims Saint-Anne on penalties earlier this week.

Additionally Learn | Lampard takes accountability for dismal Everton defeat

Pays de Cassel’s reward is a showdown with a PSG aspect that might discipline the likes of World Cup winner Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar on January 23.

The Flanders membership will host the sport in opposition to the 14-time Cup winners at a venue but to be decided. They’re considered one of two sixth-tier groups nonetheless concerned within the competitors together with Strasbourg Koenigshoffen, who shocked Ligue 1 Clermont within the earlier spherical.

Most Popular