The Guingamp substitute goalkeeper who works wonders in Nice, Dimitri Payet who misses two penalties or the interruption of the Monaco match … Find the top and the flop of the editorial team at the end of the multiplex of the knockout stages of the alloy.
Rennes brought by his central defense
Stade Rennais can thank his two central defenders on Wednesday evening. Led to the score by the opportunists of Nantes, the Bretons ceded the set pieces. In the beginning, it was Edson Mexer, who on a left corner, equalized with a powerful broken head. Then at the end of the game, on a good ball distilled by Bourigeaud, Benjamin Da Silva put an unstoppable head to give the qualification to his team. Two goals from the central defense.
Caillard gives the victory to Guingamp
The goalkeepers at the Nice-Guingamp meeting did not have much to do for 90 minutes. But they were solicited during the shooting session. And it is at this moment that Marc-Aurèle Caillard was illustrated. The guillotined goalkeeper, the usual number 2, has launched no less than three stops, on the attempts of Lees-Melou, Dante and Jallet. A great performance that offered the qualification to the Breton club.
Payet scours Marseille
Payet did not allow the OM to get out of his bad series (7 losses in 10 games). In reverse! The Marseille midfielder sealed his team. First, lacking a penalty (rejected by Kamara) obtained by Maxime Lopez at 69is minute; then find the post during the penalties. A poor performance by the Olympian which led to the elimination of Marseille.
The interruption of the match in Monaco
The meeting between Monaco and Lorient started badly. While the game was played in the pouring rain and the lawn was full of water, Benoît Millot, the referee of the game, decided to stop the game and sent the twenty-two players into the locker room. . Once the storm has passed, the field could be rehabilitated and the game is finally resumed after more than 35 minutes of interruption!