Pau 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain, French Giant Book French Cup Next Round (Details, Photos & Highlight)
Paris Saint-Germain eased into the quarter-finals of the coupe de France with a routine 2-0 win at Pau.
Neymar wasn’t named within the squad for the trip to the third-tier side, with Kylian Mbappe and Angel Di Maria left on the bench for the visit to the Stade du Hameau.
However, neither was required because the Ligue one leaders well saw off the Championnat National promotion chasers with a goal in each half.
Leandro Paredes opened the scoring with solely his second goal for the club after twenty five minutes and Pablo Sarabia made sure of progression eight minutes into the last half.
PSG had not extremely threatened when Paredes opened the scoring fashionable .
Mauro Icardi set Layvin Kurzawa’s cross into the trail of the Argentina midfielder, who controlled brightly before lashing a volley on the far side Alexis Guendouz.
Kurzawa then spurned an opportunity to double the lead as he lashed across the face of goal, however Sarabia created no mistake after the restart.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting saw his point-blank effort from Mauro Icardi’s pull back blocked by Damon Bansais and Sarabia was there to convert on the follow-up.
Pau pushed to try to seek out a way into the competition, however an absence of innovative within the final third meant an unlikely comeback was never on the cards.