Avranches upset Lorient, Nice out of French Cup

Third-tier US Avranches caused the biggest shock of the day in the French Cup round of 64, defeating FC Lorient 1-0 as OGC Nice lost to Ligue 2 side Valenciennes FC.

Maguette Diongue celebrates after scoring the goal that eliminated Lorient
Maguette Diongue celebrates after scoring the goal that eliminated Lorient ©Getty Images

All of Saturday's French Cup results.

• Fifth in the third tier, US Avranches defeat FC Lorient 1-0 in the French Cup round of 64.
• Maguette Diongue scores the winner for the Normandy side, who have Ali Keita dismissed late on.
• Top-flight OGC Nice lose 2-0 at Ligue 2 outfit Valenciennes FC.

Évian Thonon Gaillard FC, FC Nantes and Stade de Reims overcome sixth-tier opposition.
• Évian oust Bobigny AC, Nantes beat Club Franciscain, Reims account for Lusitanos Saint-Maur US.

• Floyd Ayité scores twice as SC Bastia end LOSC Lille's hopes in the day's sole all-Ligue 1 tie.
• Sunday: holders EA Guingamp visit Dinan-Léhon FC, Grenoble Foot 38 host Olympique de Marseille.
• Round of 32 draw takes place on Monday, when Paris Saint-Germain play Montpellier Hérault SC.

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