Monaco lose on penalties at Guingamp in Jardim’s 1st match
GUINGAMP, France (AP) — Leonardo Jardim's return as Monaco coach started with a loss on penalties to Guingamp in the League Cup semifinals on Tuesday.
Guingamp fought back from two goals down against 10-man Monaco to make it 2-2 at full time and won 5-4 on penalties to book a spot in the final against either Strasbourg or Bordeaux.
Monaco fired Thierry Henry and re-hired Jardim on Friday, three months after sacking the title-winning coach to make way for the France great.
Marcus Thuram making a name for himself in France
PARIS (AP) — When Guingamp forward Marcus Thuram left the Parc des Princes stadium last weekend, he took an important souvenir away with him.
He wasn't carrying the match ball, which players keep if they score a hat trick. Guingamp lost 9-0 to Paris Saint-Germain, so hat tricks were on the other side.
Instead, Thuram held a crumpled fluorescent yellow shirt in his hands, given to him by PSG's veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon after the game.
PSG eliminated from League Cup; Monaco through on penalties
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain was eliminated from the League Cup quarterfinals after conceding three second-half penalties in a 2-1 home loss to strugglers Guingamp on Wednesday.
After missing a penalty when the score was at 0-0, striker Marcus Thuram — the son of France great Lilian Thuram — held his nerve to slot home the winner three minutes into injury time to stun the Parc des Princes crowd.
Depay answers critics with 2 goals as Lyon wins in Ligue 1
PARIS (AP) — Memphis Depay emphatically answered his critics with two goals and two assists as fourth-placed Lyon won at last-place Guingamp 4-2 in the French league on Saturday.
Depay had been criticized by his coach recently for publicly declaring he should start more games, comments ill received within the club considering the inconsistent nature of his performances.
PSG beats Guingamp 4-2 to reach last 16 of French Cup
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain reached the last 16 of the French Cup with a 4-2 home win against Guingamp on Wednesday.
PSG dominated on set pieces, with midfielder Adrien Rabiot heading home a corner from the right in the 21st minute and Guingamp midfielder Lucas Deaux scoring an own goal from winger Angel Di Maria's free kick from the left four minutes later.