2017–18 Coupe de la Ligue

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2017–18 Coupe de la Ligue
French League Cup
Country France
Teams44
ChampionsParis Saint-Germain (8th title)
Runners-upMonaco
Matches played41
Goals scored88 (2.15 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Souleymane Camara
Radamel Falcao
Adrien Hunou
(3 goals each)

The 2017–18 Coupe de la Ligue was the 24th edition of the French league cup competition. The winners of the league cup earned a place in the 2018–19 Europa League starting in the second qualifying round.[1] Forty-four clubs will participate in the competition.[2]

Paris Saint-Germain were the defending champions after winning the cup in the previous season, and they won their 5th consecutive title and 8th title overall by defeating Monaco 3–0 in the final.[3]

First round[edit]

Eleven first round matches were played on 8 August 2017.[4] The twelfth scheduled match was awarded to Nancy as a walkover after Bastia had their professional status removed by the FFF, and thereby did not qualify to participate according to the rules of the competition.[5]

Nancy (2)w/oBastia (5)

Second round[edit]

Six second round matches were played between the first round winners on 22 August 2017.[6][7]

Third round[edit]

The draw for the third round matches was held on 20 September 2017. Two matches were played on 24 October 2017 and eight matches were played on 25 October 2017.[8][9]

Notes
  1. ^ Location of match reversed after original draw.

Round of 16[edit]

The draw for the Round of 16 matches was held on 8 November 2017.[10][9]

Quarter-finals[edit]

The draw for the quarter-final matches was held on 13 December 2017.

Semi-finals[edit]

The draw for the semi-final matches was held on 10 January 2018.

Final[edit]

The final was held on 31 March 2018 at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux.

Paris Saint-Germain3–0Monaco
Report

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preliminary Access List 2018/19". Bert Kassies. Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  2. ^ "COUPE DE LA LIGUE: Season Rules". scoresway.com. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Monaco 1-4 PSG: Edinson Cavani scores twice as Unai Emery's side clinch 7th French League Cup". Daily Mail. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Coupe de la Ligue". soccerway.com. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Coupe de la Ligue : Nancy qualifié pour le deuxième tour" (in French). foot-national.com. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Les Affiches su Deuxième Tour" [Announced fixtures for the Second Round] (in French). 8 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Coupe de la Ligue". soccerway.com. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  8. ^ "All Set For the Round of 32". www.ligue1.com. 21 September 2017. Retrieved 25 October 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Coupe de la Ligue". soccerway.com. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  10. ^ "Round of 16 fixtures set". www.ligue1.com. 8 November 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017.

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