By Writing La Presse de la Manche
See my information
This weekend of October 15 and 16, 2022 takes place on 6e tower of the French Cup. Within the Sleevethree golf equipment are nonetheless in rivalry: Avranches, Granville and Ducey.
Avranches, out of satisfaction
On this 2022-2023 season so particular in Nationwide 1, with six relegations on the finish of the train, the ambition ofUS Avranches (Spherical) is evident: keep on the third rung, and thus validate a tene consecutive presence at this degree. On this context, the French Cupbut so pricey to the membership and to President Gilbert Guérin, not among the many priorities. “This competitors will not be not certainly one of our objectives of this yr”, had additionally acknowledged the coach Damien Ott earlier than the match of the 5e spherical, simply received at Audrieu (7-0) on the weekend of October 8 and 9, 2022.
4 shock eliminations in 5 years
Nonetheless, the shock elimination in opposition to the PTT Caen, R1 staff, final season, had been significantly badly skilled by Gilbert Guérin. The chief wouldn’t tolerate such humiliation to La Ferté-Macé, R2 coaching, 4 divisions under Avranches. Particularly since, besides in 2020-2021 (defeat at Quevilly-Rouen which additionally performed in N1), the USA is accustomed to hiccups in reduce in recent times: the Guyanese of Matoury (R1) in 2017-2018, Pontivy (N3) in 2018-2019 and Rouen (N2) in 2019-2020. The final time the membership handed the 8e flip, it was in 2016-2017, the yr of the quarter-final in opposition to Paris SG…
Granville, the reduce to coronary heart
We’re nonetheless a great distance from the distinguished posters dealing with Marseilles The place Bordeaux in recent times, however the arrival of Rouen to Louis-Dior for this 6e spherical of the Coupe de France already gives a style of what might flip into epic for Granville. After the golden interval between 2015-2016 and 2019-2020punctuated by 1 / 4, an 8ea 16e and a 32e finals in 5 editions, the Manchois membership skilled two shock eliminations, by Flers (R1) and AG Caen (N3). The USG would see itself reconnecting with its superb previous on this competitors.
Final month’s revenge
The Maritimes may have dwelling and public benefit, dealing with a Rouen formation significantly in form firstly of the season (5 victories in six days of N2). The 2 groups additionally confronted one another a month in the past, and the Crimson Devils received 2-1 on their garden. “However we had not gone removed from bringing again some extent, with a purpose conceded within the 87e minute, ”recollects Granville coach Sylvain Didot, who depends on the solidity of his gamers at Louis-Dior to beat the impediment.
“We’re undefeated this season at dwelling, it is as much as us to remain that means. »
Ducey, making historical past
If theUS Ducey has already participated within the 6e spherical of the Coupe de France (the final time in 2011-2012), it is a first for the reason that merger with Isigny-le-Buat in 2018. -0), the gamers of Hassan Aït Tighjdine had just one week to organize for this huge assembly.
“We had much less time to digest qualifying. Whatever the opponent, we do not change something in our strategy. Above all, we’re not going to refuse the sport. Having begin to the match shall be important. »
With a view to proceed its loopy epic, the USDI must overcome Grand Quevilly, a formation evolving two divisions above. “They’re clearly favourites. We’ve got data on them, however there’s all the time a distinction between what we all know and what is going to occur on the bottom, ”he warns. This historic encounter is a chance to deliver the entire membership collectively.
“I am simply new to the world, however I obtained a beautiful welcome from gamers, dad and mom, volunteers and leaders. We’re going to boldly play our luck. I owe them that! »
This system for the sixth spherical of the Coupe de France
Saturday, October 15, 2022
6 p.m.: Granville (N2) – Rouen (N2)
6 p.m.: Ducey-Isigny (R2) – Grand-Quevilly (N3)
6 p.m.: AG Caen (N3) – Alençon (N3)
6:30 p.m.: La Ferté-Macé (R2) – Avranches (N1)
7:15 p.m.: Lisieux (R2) – Oissel (N3)
Sunday October 16, 2022
3 p.m.: Saint-Julien (R2) – Havre Caucriauville (R2)
3 p.m.: Caudebec (R2) – Evreux (N2)
3 p.m.: Cléon (R2) – Vire (N3)
Aurélien REY and Brice DUFOUR
Was this text useful to you? Word you could observe La Presse de la Manche within the My Information part. In a single click on, after registration, you’ll find all of the information of your favourite cities and types.