2016–17 Coupe de la Ligue

The 2016–17 Coupe de la Ligue was the 23rd 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.

2016–17 Coupe de la Ligue
French League Cup
Country France
Dates9 August 2015 – 1 April 2017
ChampionsParis Saint-Germain (7th title)
Runners-upMonaco
Matches played43
Attendance531,724 (12,366 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Edinson Cavani
Gaëtan Laborde
(4 goals each)

Paris Saint-Germain were the three-time reigning champions, having defeated Lille 2–1 in the previous season's final.

First roundEdit

First round matches were held over 1 day; 9 August 2016. The 11 winners secured places in the second round. All times in Central European Time.

Créteil (3) advanced to the second round after Évian forfeited as they did not participate in league play this season.

Second roundEdit

The round featured the 12 winners of the first-round matches. The matches were held over 1 day; 23 August 2016. The 6 winners secured places in the third round. All games in Central European Time.

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 25 and 26 October 2016. All games in Central European Time.

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 are participating in the European competitions. The matches were played on 13 and 14 December 2016. All times are CET (UTC+1).

Quarter-finalsEdit

The fifth round, also known as the quarter-finals, features the 8 winners of the fourth round matches. The matches were played on 10 and 11 January 2017. All times are CET (UTC+1).

Semi-finalsEdit

The Sixth Round, also known as the semi-finals, featured the 4 winners of the quarter-finals matches. The matches were played on 24 and 25 January 2017. All times are CET (UTC+1).

FinalEdit

The final was played on 1 April 2017. For the first time since 1998, the final was not played at the Stade de France.[1] PSG won the final beating Monaco 4–1 to claim their 7th League Cup.[2]

Monaco1–4Paris Saint-Germain
Lemar   27' Report

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[3]
1   Edinson Cavani Paris Saint-Germain 4
  Gaëtan Laborde Bordeaux
3   Ángel Di María Paris Saint-Germain 3
  Jean-Philippe Mateta Lyon
  Kylian Mbappé Monaco
  Emiliano Sala Nantes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Coupe de la Ligue hits the road!". ligue1.com. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Monaco 1-4 PSG: Edinson Cavani scores twice as Unai Emery's side clinch 7th French League Cup". Daily Mail. 1 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Official Top Scorer Chart". ligue1.com. Retrieved 1 April 2017.

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