Lyon will meet Paris in French Cup final

Lyon midfielder Juninho gave his team the winning goal against league 2 club Sedan in the French Cup semi-final. The final will see Lyon oppose Paris Saint-Germain on May 24 and will be Lyon's seventh Cup final.


Olympique Lyon needed a late long-range Juninho free kick to beat second division Sedan 1-0 on Wednesday and advance to the French Cup final.

The six times French champions struggled against their brave visitors until the Brazil midfielder fired home from over 35 metres out with two minutes left.

Lyon, two points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with two matches left and chasing their first league and Cup double, will meet Paris St Germain in the final on May 24 at Stade de France.

PSG reached the showpiece match on Tuesday with a 1-0 win at second division Amiens.

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