Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Court ruling expected on Gabon's contested election results

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Clinton's Comedy Turn

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Sarkozy's Populist Pivot, Bahamas Leaks, Syria Truce, Rome Olympic Bid (Part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

US Police Shootings: Race relations and the race to the White House (Part 1)

Read more

#TECH 24

Breaking the wall between technology and people

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Rural France: Challenges and opportunities

Read more

REPORTERS

Video: In Burma, ex-political prisoners struggle to return to normal life

Read more

ENCORE!

Xavier Dolan: Wunderkind of Québecquois cinema

Read more

FOCUS

The battle for UK Labour’s leadership

Read more

Sports

Bordeaux and Lyon reach last 16 amid winter chill

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2010-01-10

French champions Bordeaux left it late to beat third division Rodez (1-0) while Lyon ousted second division Racing Strasbourg (3-1) on a night of numerous postponements due to freezing weather.

REUTERS - Ligue 1 champions Girondins Bordeaux needed a late penalty to beat third division Rodez 1-0 in the French Cup round of 64 on a freezing Saturday that
triggered a host of postponements.

Bordeaux worried their fans until Czech midfielder Jaroslav Plasil was fouled in the box and Brazilian midfielder Wendelconverted the resulting penalty 13 minutes from time.
Ligue 1 sides were entering the competition and there was one top flight clash with Le Mans beating visitors Valenciennes thanks to a first-half goal by forward Anthony Le Tallec.

Monaco survived a few scares at home to second division Tours in a match that ended 0-0 after extra time.

The principality team then won the shootout 4-3, Tours missing the target with one penalty and having another saved by France under-21 goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier.

Olympique Lyon qualified in more impressive fashion with a 3-1 win at second division Racing Strasbourg featuring two goals by Brazilian winger Michel Bastos. 

Several matches were called off because of wintry conditions, among them the visit of second-placed Ligue 1 side Lille to fourth division Colmar.
 

French Cup round of 64 results on Saturday:
  

 Chauray 0 Agen 1
  
Ajaccio 3 Cannes 0
  
Vannes 1 Troyes 1 after extra-time
  
Vannes win 8-7 on penalties
  
Seclin 1 Boulogne 4
  
Laval 1 Vesoul 2 aet
  
Saint-Dizier 0 Raon l'Etape 4
  
Les Herbiers 0 Toulouse 1
  
Monaco 0 Tours 0 aet
  
Monaco win 4-3 on penalties
  
Strasbourg 1 Lyon 3
  
Bordeaux 1 Rodez 0
  
Rennes 2 Caen 0
  
Le Mans 1 Valenciennes 0
 

Date created : 2010-01-10

COMMENT(S)