Mbappe leads Paris Saint-Germain to the French Cup final

April 4, 2024
Mbappe leads Paris Saint-Germain to the French Cup final

Kylian Mbappe led his team, Paris Saint-Germain, to the French Cup final, after scoring the winning goal over Rennes (1-0) on Wednesday evening at the Parc des Princes stadium. In the final, the Parisians will face Lyon, which defeated Valenciennes 3-0. The final match will be held at Stade Pierre Maurois in Lille.

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Drove Kylian Mbappe His team, Paris Saint-Germain, defeated its guest, Rennes, 1-0, on Wednesday, in the semi-finals of the French Cup, to be nominated to face Lyon in the final.

Mbappe scored the only goal of the match in the 40th minute, after three minutes earlier missed a penalty kick that was saved by veteran goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, raising his tally to 37 goals in the competition and becoming the fourth highest scorer in the history of the cup after Michel Platini (44), Argentine Delio Onis (44) and Bernard. Lacombe (39).

PSG won six of the seven editions of the competition between 2015 and 2021, and is the record holder for the number of victories (14). He continued his positive performances in his first season under the supervision of the Spanish Luis Enrique, as he is heading to retain his league title for the third season in a row, which he leads by a large margin of 12 points over his runner-up, Brest. He also reached the eighth final of the Champions League, where a fiery confrontation awaits him against the Spanish Barcelona.

Olympique Lyonnais, which won the title five times, reached the final for the first time since its last victory in 2012, by defeating its guest Valenciennes from the second division 3-0 on Tuesday in the other semi-final.

The final match will be held at Stade Pierre Maurois in Lille.

France 24/AFP

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