French Cup: Bordeaux and Monaco survive scares; Lyon progess past Strasbourg

Strasbourg 1 – Lyon 3 (Coupe De France, January 10, 2010) Bafetimbi Gomis opened the scoring with a terrific volley from the edge of the box. Michel Bastos claimed a brace for Lyon, Nicolas Fauvergue had made the score 2-1.

Monaco 0* – Tours 0 (Pens. 4-3) (Coupe De France, January 10, 2010) The match finished goalless after 90 minutes and extra time could not separate the sides. The first six spot-kicks were all successful but Monaco goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier then denied Olivier Giroud and Karim Saidi, meaning Eidur Gudjohnsen’s strike proved decisive.

Bordeaux 1 – Rodez 0 (Coupe De France, January 10, 2010) Wendell’s penalty saw Bordeaux past Rodez Aveyron.

Le Mans 1 – Valenciennes 0 (Coupe De France, January 10, 2010) Anthony Le Tallec scored the only goal as Le Mans saw off Valenciennes in the day’s only all-Ligue 1 tie to beat the weather.

Rennes 2 – Caen 0 (Coupe De France, January 10, 2010) Rennes beat Ligue 2 Caen 2-0 with goals from Jimmy Briand and Ismael Bangoura.


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