Monaco beat Rennes on penalties to reach French League Cup semi-finals

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Monaco celebrate winning penalty

Twenty two fines, seven missed out on and a goalkeeper racking up the winner.It was fairly an evening for Monaco in the French Organization Cup.Thierry Henry’s side, that

are 19th in the league and five points from security, underwent to the semi-finals courtesy of a marathon 8-7 charge shootout success over Rennes.

Monaco’s 20-year-old goalkeeper Loic Badiashile was the hero.He conserved 3 fines and then stepped up to score the winner himself with the 22nd spot-kick

of the shootout.The video game had actually finished completed 1-1 in typical time with Benjamin Bourigeaud putting Rennes in front in the very first fifty percent before Rony Lopes equalised for Monaco.Both teams missed

two of their first five charges in the shootout prior to 2 even more misses with their initial spot-kicks in sudden death.After all 10 outfield players had actually taken their penalties the teams were linked at 7-7 but Rennes keeper Tomas Koubek then blazed high over the bar before Badiashile converted.Elsewhere, Paris St-Germain, who have actually won the prize in the past five periods, were defeated by Guingamp [1]