2015–16 Coupe de la Ligue

The 2015–16 Coupe de la Ligue was the 22nd French league cup competition. The competition was organized by the Ligue de Football Professionnel and was open to the 44 professional clubs in France that are managed by the organization.[1]

2015–16 Coupe de la Ligue
French League Cup
Country France
Dates11 August 2015 – 23 April 2016
ChampionsParis Saint-Germain (6th title)
Runners-upLille
Matches played43
Top goal scorer(s)Lakdar Boussaha (6)

Paris Saint-Germain were the two-time reigning champions, having defeated Bastia 4–0 in the previous season's final and their win in this competition 2–1 against Lille put the club at six wins, extending their record.

First roundEdit

First round matches were held over 1 day; 11 August 2015. The 12 winners secured places in the second round. All times in Central European Time.

11 August 2015 Lens (2)0–0 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 p)
Ajaccio (2) Lens
18:30 Stadium: Stade Bollaert-Delelis
Attendance: 20,396
Referee: Wilfried Bien
Penalties
Valdivia  
Landre  
Cyprien  
Bekamenga  
  Lesoimier
  Frikeche
  Toudic
  Diallo
11 August 2015 Laval (2) 1–0Nîmes (2)Laval
20:00 Alla   5' Stadium: Stade Francis Le Basser
Attendance: 4,692
Referee: Thomas Leonard
11 August 2015 Auxerre (2) 1–0Red Star (2)Auxerre
20:00 Courtet   36' Stadium: Stade de l'Abbé-Deschamps
Attendance: 4,083
Referee: Olivier Husset
11 August 2015 Brest (2)2–2 (a.e.t.)
(3–5 p)
Bourg-Péronnas (2) Lens
20:00 Cuvillier   28'
Pelé   45'
Boussaha   7'87' Stadium: Stade Bollaert-Delelis
Attendance: 5,299
Referee: Jérôme Brisard
Penalties
Pelé  
Sankoh  
Adnane  
Grougi  
  Lacour
  Berthomier
  Damour
  Moulaye
  Boussaha
11 August 2015 Arles-Avignon (3)w/o Évian (2)
20:00
11 August 2015 Nancy (2) 2–1Châteauroux (3)Tomblaine
20:00 Robic   3' (pen.)
Dalé   90+1'
Garita   59' (pen.) Stadium: Stade Marcel Picot
Attendance: 1,568
Referee: François Letexier
11 August 2015 Paris FC (2)1–2 (a.e.t.) Metz (2) Paris
20:00 Kinkela   70' Ngbakoto   17'
Bussmann   92'
Stadium: Stade Charléty
Attendance: 2,466
Referee: Hamid Guenaoui
11 August 2015 Valenciennes (2)1–3 Clermont (2) Valenciennes
20:00 Fulgini   68' Diedhiou   9'
Jobello   44'66'
Stadium: Stade du Hainaut
Attendance: 3,166
Referee: Aurelien Petit
11 August 2015 Sochaux (2) 3–2Niort (2)Montbéliard
20:00 Cacérès   51'61'
Sao   68'
Omrani   56'
Koné   72'
Stadium: Stade Auguste Bonal
Attendance: 5,524
Referee: Alexandre Perreau Niel
11 August 2015 Orléans (3)1–2 Tours (2) Orléans
20:00 Armand   27' Bergougnoux   53' (pen.)
Berenguer   81'
Stadium: Stade de la Source
Attendance: 2,207
Referee: Stephane Jochem
11 August 2015 Dijon (2) 3–3 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
Créteil (2)Dijon
20:00 Diony   8'
Sammaritano   53' (pen.)
Tavares   69' (pen.)
Dias   30' (pen.)
Sacko   31'
Esor   90'
Stadium: Stade Gaston Gérard
Attendance: 4,358
Penalties
Bernard  
Tavares  
Bela  
Amalfitano  
Jullien  
Benet  
  Augusto
  Di Bartolomeo
  Montaroup
  Lesage
  Clémence
  Mahon de Monaghan
11 August 2015 Le Havre (2)1–2 CA Bastia (3) Le Havre
20:00 Lekhal   42' Leca   22'
Sonnerat   70'
Stadium: Stade Océane
Attendance: 5,378
Referee: Sylvain Palhies

Second roundEdit

The round featured the 12 winners of the first-round matches. The matches were held over 1 day; 25 August 2015. The 6 winners secured places in the third round. All games in Central European Time.

25 August 2015 Évian (2) 3–2Clermont (2)Annecy
18:30 Centonze   17'
Altolaguirre   27'
Appindangoyé   48'
Jobello   73'
Saadi   88' (pen.)
Stadium: Parc des Sports
Attendance: 2,141
Referee: Floris Aubin
25 August 2015 Dijon (2) 2–0Metz (2)Dijon
20:00 Thiam   45'
Diony   81'
Stadium: Stade Gaston Gérard
Attendance: 3,722
Referee: Johann Hamel
25 August 2015 Tours (2) 2–0Sochaux (2)Tours
20:00 Belkebla   67'
Kouakou   71'
Stadium: Stade de la Vallée du Cher
Attendance: 4,751
Referee: Stephanie Frappart
25 August 2015 Ajaccio (2)1–2 Laval (2) Ajaccio
20:00 Cavalli   24' (pen.) Gonçalves   48'
Alioui   117'
Stadium: Stade François Coty
Attendance: 2,985
Referee: Florent Batta
25 August 2015 Bourg-Péronnas (2) 0–0 (a.e.t.)
(5–4 p)
Nancy (2)Péronnas
20:00 Stadium: Stade Municipal de Péronnas
Attendance: 961
Referee: Jeremy Stinat
Penalties
Damour  
Dimitriou  
Diompy  
Sané  
Boussaha  
  Dalé
  Hadji
  Pedretti
  Robic
  Guidileye
25 August 2015 CA Bastia (3)1–1 (a.e.t.)
(0–3 p)
Auxerre (2) Bastia
20:00 Guidiala   8' Bouby   45' Stadium: Stade Armand Cesari
Attendance: 475
Referee: Jeremy Stinat
Penalties
Seymand  
Diawara  
Bru  
  Bouby
  Sefil
  Fontaine

Third roundEdit

The Third Round, also known as the Round of 32, featured the 6 winners of the second round matches in addition to 14 Ligue 1 clubs who were not participating in the European competitions. The matches were played 27 and 28 October 2015, and 25 November 2015. All games in Central European Time.

27 October 2015 Évian (2)2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–5 p)
Laval (2) Annecy
20:00 Campanharo   80'
Hoggas   120'
Viale   6'
Monfray   107'
Stadium: Parc des Sports
Attendance: 2,824
Referee: Johan Hamel
Penalties
Hoggas  
Altolaguirre  
Soares  
Campanharo  
Kamin  
Alla  
Gonçalves  
Monfray  
Zeoula  
Alioui  
27 October 2015 Tours (2) 1–0Angers (1)Tours
20:00 Miracoli   52' Stadium: Stade de la Vallée du Cher
Attendance: 10,139
Referee: Hakim Ben El Hadj
27 October 2015 Bastia (1)0–1 Rennes (1) Bastia
21:00 Doucouré   59' Stadium: Stade Armand Cesari
Attendance: 3,048
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy
28 October 2015 Dijon (2) 2–1Reims (1)Dijon
20:00 Diony   17'
Bela   39'
Charbonnier   19' Stadium: Stade Gaston Gérard
Attendance: 4,849
Referee: Lionel Jaffredo
28 October 2015 Bourg-Péronnas (2) 3–2 (a.e.t.)Nantes (1)Gueugnon
21:00 Traoré   38'
Boussaha   57' (pen.)104' (pen.)
Adryan   26'51' Stadium: Stadium Jean-Laville
Attendance: 4,694
Referee: François Letexier
28 October 2015 Caen (1)1–2 Nice (1) Caen
21:00 Delort   14' Mendy   57'90+2' Stadium: Stade Michel d'Ornano
Attendance: 10,098
Referee: Stéphane Jochem
28 October 2015 Lorient (1) 3–2Montpellier (1)Lorient
21:00 Jeannot   6' (pen.)
Gakpa   36'
Philippoteaux   41'
N'Diaye   12'
Camara   85'
Stadium: Stade du Moustoir
Attendance: 9,699
Referee: Wilfried Bien
28 October 2015 Lille (1) 2–1Troyes (1)Villeneuve d'Ascq
21:00 Sunzu   49'
Guirassy   57'
Perea   29' Stadium: Stade Pierre-Mauroy
Attendance: 9,886
Referee: Benoît Bastien
28 October 2015 Toulouse (1) 3–3 (a.e.t.)
(2–1 p)
Auxerre (2)Toulouse
21:00 Ben Yedder   73'88'
Bodiger   114'
Kılıç   32'
Sefil   82'
Courtet   103'
Stadium: Stadium Municipal
Attendance: 6,298
Referee: Aurélien Petit
Penalties
Ben Yedder  
Regattin  
Braithwaite  
Spajić  
  Bouby
  Diaw
  Courtet
  Hountondji
  Sefil
25 November 2015 Gazélec Ajaccio (1)0–1 (a.e.t.) Guingamp (1) Ajaccio
18:30 Privat   104' Stadium: Stade Ange-Casanova

Round of 16Edit

The Fourth Round, also known as the Round of 16, featured the 10 winners of the third round matches in addition to 6 Ligue 1 clubs who were participating in the European competitions. The matches were played on 15 and 16 December 2015.

15 December 2015 Guingamp (1) 2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
Nice (1)Guingamp
20:00 Salibur   89'110' Mendy   44'93' Stadium: Stade du Roudourou
Penalties
De Pauw  
Angoua  
Sankhare  
Dembele  
Lössl  
Salibur  
Germain  
Ben Arfa  
Pied  
Seri  
Boscagli  
Le Marchand  
15 December 2015 Lille (1) 1–0Laval (2)Villeneuve d'Ascq
20:00 Sidibé   79' Stadium: Stade Pierre-Mauroy
15 December 2015 Lorient (1) 3–0Dijon (2)Lorient
20:00 Jeannot   37'
Philippoteaux   54'
Mesloub   89'
Stadium: Stade du Moustoir
15 December 2015 Rennes (1)1–3 Toulouse (1) Rennes
21:00 Diagné   57' (pen.) Ben Yedder   13'32'
Blin   84'
Stadium: Roazhon Park
16 December 2015 Bordeaux (1) 3–0Monaco (1)Bordeaux
17:00 Ounas   16'
Rolán   57'
Saivet   89'
Stadium: Matmut Atlantique
16 December 2015 Bourg-Péronnas (2)2–3 Marseille (1) Bourg-en-Bresse
18:45 Boussaha   27' (pen.)90+3' Sarr   13'
Ocampos   50'
Cabella   75'
Stadium: Stade Marcel-Verchère
16 December 2015 Lyon (1) 2–1Tours (2)Lyon
20:00 Beauvue   38' (pen.)
Malbranque   85'
Tandia   72' Stadium: Stade de Gerland
16 December 2015 Paris Saint-Germain (1) 1–0Saint-Étienne (1)Paris
21:00 Cavani   86' Stadium: Parc des Princes

Quarter-finalsEdit

The Fifth Round, also known as the quarter-finals, featured the 8 winners of the Round of 16 matches. The four matches were played on 12 and 13 January 2016.

12 January 2016 Bordeaux (1) 2–0Lorient (1)Bordeaux
21:00 Plašil   44'
Chaigneau   56' (o.g.)
Stadium: Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux
13 January 2016 Toulouse (1) 2–1 (a.e.t.)Marseille (1)Toulouse
17:00 Ben Yedder   25'
Braithwaite   99'
Nkoulou   27' Stadium: Stadium Municipal
Referee: Benoît Millot
13 January 2016 Guingamp (1)0–0 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 p)
Lille (1) Guingamp
18:45 Stadium: Stade du Roudourou
Penalties
Giresse  
Benezet  
Erdinç  
Lévêque  
  Boufal
  Sidibé
  Junior Tallo
  Mavuba
  Bauthéac
13 January 2016 Paris Saint-Germain (1) 2–1Lyon (1)Paris
21:00 Rabiot   17'
Lucas   73'
Tolisso   42' Stadium: Parc des Princes

Semi-finalsEdit

The semi-finals were drawn after the quarter-finals and were played on 26 and 27 January 2016.[2][3]

26 January 2016 Lille (1) 5–1Bordeaux (1)Villeneuve-d'Ascq
21:00 Benzia   7'
Sané   41' (o.g.)
Soumaoro   45'
Bauthéac   56'
Boufal   90+3'
Report Chantôme   33' Stadium: Stade Pierre-Mauroy
27 January 2016 Paris Saint-Germain (1) 2–0Toulouse (1)Paris
21:05 Lavezzi   65'
Di María   72'
Report Stadium: Parc des Princes

FinalEdit

23 April 2016 Paris Saint-Germain (1) 2–1Lille (1)Saint-Denis
21:00 Pastore   40'
Di María   74'
Report Sidibé   49' Stadium: Stade de France
Attendance: 68,640
Referee: Ruddy Buquet

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Le programme de 1er tour". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 18 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  2. ^ "PSG.FR - Site officiel du Paris Saint-Germain".
  3. ^ http://www.lfp.fr/coupeLigue/tirageAuSort?tour=T98

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