In quarter-finals of the Coupe de France, Olympique Lyonnais brings down PSG (1-3) and qualifies for the semi-finals of the competition.
Paris SG 1-3 Lyon
Goals: Nene 19sp – Kallstrom 25th, 39th Lisandro, Gomis 90 +2
Olympique Lyonnais has qualified for 1/2 Cup finals in France by beating Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes (1-3). This is the first defeat of PSG in 2012 and Carlo Ancelotti’s era. OL rest him on three consecutive victories and has fully digested the failure of Nicosia in the Champions League.
In a near-full Parc des Princes, the shock of the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France went on a round of observation of a quarter of an hour. In the 19th minute, Mr. Turpin meets the referee whistles of a very severe penalty for the Parisians. Umtiti against a ball of Menez but his arm is glued to the body. Nene transforms without trembling. 6 minutes later, it is the Lyonnais who enjoy a good kick to 23m. Kim Kallstrom rushes and found the top left corner of Nicolas Douchez (1-1, 25th).
This first period is very tactical and teams are grouped. Lead tries, but gives Gameiro hitting the attacker is captured by Lloris. Lyon then took the lead. On a nice move, Lisandro Lopez at the back post includes the ideal center of fleeing Kallstrom (2-1, 39th). Just before halftime, Nene the ball to equalize but his shot was again captured by the French keeper.
Paris has tried everything in vain …
Carlo Ancelotti decided to come into play Javier Pastore from the restart. With immediate effect since the second half was one-sided in favor of Paris. From the 51st minute and a powerful shot from Jallet diverted by Lloris, waves of attacks in Paris will not stop. Players of the capital are bending Rhodaniens and Hugo Lloris gloves that heat. Lead and Pastore particular abut the captain of France. With experience, men of Remi Garde let through the storm.
Doubt and nervousness gradually settled in the heads of the premises. Lisandro and the inevitable misses on match point against a clear (68th). An action that could be costly for Lyonnais. In the last quarter of an hour, Parisians have no chances. They have given everything. A 3 minutes remaining, Michel Bastos took advantage of the Parisian Christophe Jallet and mowing the Brazilian in the surface. The penalty kick is awarded and entered by Bafétimbi Gomis (1-3, 91st). The third goal is anecdotal, Lyon finally brings down Paris hitherto invincible in 2012. A lesson in realism and achievement. Paris has nothing to regret.