It’s the first sensation of 16es of the Coupe de France. The club of Pau, resident of the National, the third division, eliminated, Thursday January 16, Bordeaux, club of Ligue 1, 3 goals to 2 after extra time.
The two teams had completed the regular time with a score of 2 to 2. The Béarnais, who will have led the score three times, took the decisive advantage two minutes from the end of extra time thanks to Mamadou Gueye.
We must go back to 1998 to find a trace of Palois still in the running in 8es of the Coupe de France. At the time, it was Paris-SG that ended their adventure (1-0 a.p.). This will be the fourth time the club has played an 8e finals (there had also been 1992 and 1993 before).
"It is nice to see all these happy people", reacted, after the match, the Pau coach, Bruno Irles, at the microphone of Eurosport, while the supporters were screaming, singing … But " odon't forget our goal ", which is the championship, he immediately added. “We have a big game at Quevilly next Friday. " Pau is currently 4e of the championship. The team is aiming for a rise in Ligue 2.
Bordeaux remain on six defeats in its last seven games…