Paris Saint-Germain won Friday evening the 26th edition of the French Club League Cup against Olympique Lyon, penalties 6-5, after the two teams tied negatively in the original and additional time. This is the fourth time that Parisians have achieved the three league, French Cup and League Cup after the years 2015, 2016 and 2018.
Discount club Paris Saint-Germain The local “Gran Slam” won the title of the 26th edition of the French Football Association Cup Friday against Olympique Lyon with a penalty shootout 6-5, after crowning the League, Cup and Champions Cup titles (French Super).
The two teams tied negatively in the original and overtime in a match held at the Stade de France stadium in the suburb of Saint-Denis, north of Paris.
And Saint-Germain raised its record to nine record titles in the competition, after the years 1995, 1998 and 2008 and between 2014 and 2018. This is the fourth time that he has achieved the League, Cup and League Cup trio after 2015, 2016 and 2018.
The last kick of the ball was missed by his Burkinabe replacement, Bertrand Traorée, saved by Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Leon was looking for his first trophies since the domestic cup in 2012, and for a European qualification he had not left since 1997.
He had to win to take part in the Europa League next season and avoid the absence of continental competitions for the first time since 1997, after his seventh in the domestic league.
And in the absence The attack star Killian Mbappe With a few weeks injured with his ankle ligaments, German coach Thomas Tochl relegated defender Marquinhos to the midfield, adopting the 4-3-3 plan instead of the traditional 4-4-2.
Marquinhos played in the middle alongside Idrissa Guy and Ferrati, who are back in the starting lineup. He counted assault on the Neymar trio and Angel Di Maria and Mauro Icardi.
On Lyon, Rudi Garcia pushed goalkeeper Anthony Lubbish at the expense of Chebrian Tataroshano, and chose a three-player defense in a 3-5-2 style, attacking assault on Memphis Depay, who returned from injury and Musa Dembele.
On the Stade de France stadium and in front of about 3,500 spectators, they scattered behind the goals on the stadiums that accommodate eighty thousand spectators, in light of a healthy protocol as a result of the outbreak of the “Covid-19” virus and with a high temperature of 31 degrees Celsius, the two teams exchanged opportunities in the first half with a relative advantage SG, led by Neymar.
The Brazilian hit a dangerous ball curled the left post of the lope (8). Guy fired a remote missile that hardly pushed him and Lubish to the corner (43), before Di Maria was wasted solo (45 + 1).
Debay hit a ball that bounced off the defense next to the left post (50), then a brilliant free kick from Neymar and from a distance, Lopez saved it brilliantly (53).
Ivory Maxwell Cornet almost opened the score from a beautiful leftist free kick, which Navas brilliantly saved.
The two guards alternated to shine, and Lopez saved his goal from a goal after a lightning header from inside the area to Neymar (87), ending the original time with a negative tie.
The overtime ended with a red card falling to substitute Rafael who blocked Di Maria at the edge of the area (119).
In a penalty shootout, he scored the first five players from each team, then Traoreh wasted the final sixth kick of Lyon.
The match came before a very important match for the two parties in the Champions League, as Lyon defeated Juventus in the second leg of the final price after defeating him in the first leg 1-0, while Saint Germain in the quarter-finals on August 12 in Lisbon meet Atalanta, one of the most prominent clubs. On the continent this season.