Monaco survive Coupe de France scare; Lyon advance


Five-time winner Monaco was pushed to extra-time before securing its spot in the Round of 16 of the French Cup with a 3-1 win over second-tier Evian on Wednesday.

Playing with a reshuffled but strong team featuring Ricardo Carvalho, Joao Moutinho and Bernardo Silva, Monaco failed to extend its lead following Lacina Traore's opener in the 45th minute.

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Former Monaco midfielder Morgan Kamin pulled the teams level in the 63rd minute as Evian created the second half's best chances but Mario Pasalic converted a good cross from Moutinho to put the visitors back in command in the 104th. Helder Costa then sealed Monaco's win.

Lyon defeated Chambly 2-0 and fourth-division Trelissac produced the shock result of the evening with a victory over Lille on penalties.