Marseille shocked by fourth-tier amateurs Canet Roussillon in French Cup

(Reuters) - Olympique de Marseille crashed out of the French Cup to semi-professional fourth-tier side Canet Roussillon as the minnows stunned the Ligue 1 side with a 2-1 victory in the last-32 on Sunday.

Stand-in Marseille coach Nasser Larguet named a strong side but Jeremy Posteraro opened the scoring in the 21st minute for the hosts, before Polish striker Arkadiusz Milik restored parity seven minutes before the interval.

However, Yohan Bai scored the winner in the 71st minute, and the final whistle was greeted with wild celebrations.

The surprise cup exit is not what new coach Jorge Sampaoli would have wanted before he takes over this week. The Argentine is in France but is completing a seven-day period of self-isolation after coming into the country from Brazil.

(Reporting by Peter Hall; Editing by Toby Davis)

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Next In Football

Former champions Al Hilal held by Uzbek debutants AGMK
Europa trophy would be reward for tough season, says Solskjaer
Alcacer and Moreno send Villarreal into Europa League last four
Cavani strikes as Man United ease into Europa League semis
Arsenal thrash Slavia Prague to reach Europa League semis
Arsenal's Aubameyang contracted malaria on international duty
Dulux in doghouse after mocking Spurs in sponsorship announcement
Mourinho focused on Spurs' top-four battle, not League Cup final
UiTM skipper Faizal trusts Reduan to lift them out of drop zone
Kamara's lawyer says UK police seeking to prosecute Kudela

Stories You'll Enjoy