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Di Maria struck twice as PSG reached the semis of the French Cup

PSG players celebrating after goal against DIjon FCO in the French Cup Quarterfinals

Paris, France – Angel Di Maria scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain defeated Dijon FCO in the French Cup quarterfinals game played at the Parc des Princes.

PSG 3-0 Dijon FCO

PSG dominated in the game without their main three attackers Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 8′ Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) scored the opening goal with a left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Julian Draxler with a through ball.
  • 28′ Ángel Di María (Paris Saint Germain) doubled the lead with a left footed shot from the left side of the six-yard box to the centre of the goal.
  • 43′ Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+2′ First Half Ends PSG 2 Dijon FCO 0

Second Half:

  • 74′ Senou Coulibaly (Dijon) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 76′ Thomas Meunier (Paris Saint Germain) extended the lead with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.
  • 90’+3′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

PSGDijon FC
70%Possession30%
24 (12)Shots (on target)15 (3)
12Fouls9
1Yellow Cards1
0Red Cards0
3Offsides1
9Corner Kicks5
3Saves8

Lineups:

PSG: Gianluigi Buffon (GK), Thiago Silva, Presnel Kimpembe, Thilo Kehrer, Leandro Paredes, Marco Verratti, Julian Draxler, Juan Bernat, Thomas Meunier, Ángel Di María, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Dijon FCO: Rúnar Rúnarsson (GK), Wesley Lautoa, Naif Aguerd, Senou Coulibaly, Oussama Haddadi, Fouad Chafik, Naïm Sliti, Romain Amalfitano, Florent Balmont, Kwon Changhoon, Julio Tavares

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