While waiting for Red Star - Lyon, last round of 16 this Thursday (7 p.m.), five teams qualified on Wednesday.
The big teams Angers, Montpellier and Toulouse (L 2) passed without major problem.
Two formations of N 2 accompany them, Rumilly-Vallières (N 2) and especially Canet-en Roussillon (N 2), very deserving against Boulogne-sur-Mer (National).
These teams join in the quarter-finals Monaco, winner of Metz on penalties this Tuesday evening (0-0, 5-4), and PSG who dominated Lille 3-0 on March 17.
Canet's big performance
Already winner of OM (2-1) in the previous round, Le Canet (N 2) seems set for an epic in the competition this season.
Faced with Boulogne-sur-Mer (National) evolving at the upper echelon, the Violets, on their ground, raised the glove and took the advantage shortly before the break.
Author of the winning goal against Marseille a month ago, Yohan Baï again stood out with a superb achievement (1-0, 42nd).
An opening in the depth of Martin and Baï, without control, hit the target of six meters.
In the second half, Canet resisted the assaults of Boulogne, suffering in particular a goal denied and a strike on the bar.
🤩 Canet confirms!
After his feat against OM, the N2 resident offers Boulogne (1-0), the N1 team, to reach the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France!
- Eurosport France (@Eurosport_FR) April 7, 2021
Angers and Montpellier pass quietly
Opposed to Sedan (N 2), the Angevins, finalists of the 2017 edition, did not have to force their talent to sneak into the quarterfinals.
An impeccable transverse pass from Fulgini allowed Manceau to quickly open the scoring (0-1, 13th) and put the SCO permanently in the shelter.
In Loire-Atlantique, Montpellier, for its part, struggled to get rid of the Voltigeurs de Châteaubriant (N 2).
The Hérault people only found the opening thanks to an excellent free kick from Florent Mollet on the hour mark (0-1, 62nd).
In the only confrontation between two formations of N 2 (4th division), Rumilly thwarted the forecasts winning 4-0 in front of Le Puy, striker of a Ligue 1, Lorient, 1-0 in the previous round a month ago.
Quickly equipped with a goal in advance thanks to Bozon (1-0, 13th), the Haut-Savoyards struggled to defend their advantage in the second half, before the floodgates suddenly opened on the Auvergne side. .
And that Peuget on penalty (2-0, 83rd), Gay (3-0, 86th) and Liongo (90th + 4) do not transform the qualification of Rumilly-Vallières into a triumph.
It's over for Saumur
The little Thumb of the 8th, Saumur (N 3, 5th division), could not prevent the qualification of Toulouse, 2nd in the Ligue 2 standings. However, the players of Maine-et-Loire had the merit of scoring at the TFC his first goal in the competition, thanks to Bouhoutt's equalizer on a center behind Bayo (1-1, 32nd).
Goals from Spierling on penalty (0-1, 19th) and Bangré (1-2, 67th) propelled Toulouse into the quarter.