Ted and Pig enjoy the delights of Paris in the autumn.

They watch Paris Saint German v Troyes in the French League Cup

It beats the Carling Cup by miles. 

PAULETA DOUBLE

Paris St Germain, League Cup winners in 1995 and 1998, looked in a different class from the start against struggling Troyes.

The Parisians went in front when defender Blaise Kouassi scored an own goal in the 1Oth minute.

Striker Pedro Pauleta wrapped up the match after the break scoring two goals in 10 minutes before defender Jean-Michel Badiane completed the rout 17 minutes from time.

The visitors salvaged some pride thanks to Benjamin Nivet who converted a penalty one minute into stoppage time.

St Etienne, looking tired after their league win over Marseille at the weekend, conceded an upset 2-0 defeat to Lille at their Geoffroy Guichard stadium.

Les Verts were two down after 20 minutes following goals by Brazilian Dante and midfielder Peter Franquart.

Troubled Monaco managed to qualify for the second round thanks to a 1-0 victory over second division Dijon, Spanish midfielder Gerard heading home the winner on the hour.

On Tuesday, league champions Olympique Lyon lost for the first time this season when they were eliminated by Nantes 4-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra-time.

 


 

 

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