PSG THRASH MONACO 5-0
Paris Saint Germain defeated their rivals Monaco 5-0 as both sides clashed in the French Coupe de France semi finals.
The giants booked a final with Angers, a game they are expected to win and lift the title.
The result leaves them clear for a treble this season, despite all the stumbles. Monaco would now have to intensity their Ligue 1 chase and Champions League ambitions. These competitions probably forced Leonardo Jardim to rest his best legs in midfielder TiemoueBakayoko, academy product Almamy Toure and teenage sensation KylianMbappe.
The coach played new faces in their place but they were no match for PSG riddled with stars like EdinsonCavani, Julian Draxler, BlaiseMatuidi and Marquinhos. SafwanMbae scored an own goal to add to the four from the PSG stars to complete the 5-0 rout.
Draxler scored the opener in the 26th minute after the Monaco defence made an error. Cavani continued his top goalscoring form as he scored his 44th in all competitions. He doubled the lead minutes before the break.
After the break, Mbae pushed the ball to his own net while trying to deal with an Angel Di Maria cross. Di Maria had another assist as he helped Matuidi to a goal at the far side. It was 4-0 before Monaco sent players to save the day. It was too late and Marquinhos added the fifth in the final minute Fifa Golden of regular time.
Angers defeated Guingampto make the final. They would now face PSG in the final in May. PSG would have to do more in the battle for the Ligue 1 as Monaco are ahead with few games to spare.