Lille 12-0 Golden Lion: Martinique aspect make 8,000-mile spherical journey in French Cup

Lille 12-0 Golden Lion: Martinique side make 8,000-mile round trip in French Cup


Lille beat Golden Lion in French Cup
Lille had been 7-0 up at half-time within the sport

Golden Lion, from Martinique, endured an 8,000-mile spherical journey solely to lose 12-0 to Lille within the French Cup.

The crew from the tiny Caribbean island had been in a position to play within the competitors as a result of sides from quite a lot of France’s abroad territories are allowed to compete in it.

Consequently, they headed to Lille hoping to trigger an upset towards the Ligue 1 giants within the spherical of 64 tie.

However the hosts had been snug winners, with two gamers hitting hat-tricks.

Canada striker Jonathan David and Edon Zhegrova scored half of Lille’s dozen objectives, with Yusuf Yazici and Hakon Arnar Haraldsson every scoring two.

Tiago Santos and Amine Messoussa additionally scored in a sport the place Lille had 37 photographs on objective, in comparison with only one for Golden Lion.



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Chevalier
  • 2Carvalho SantosSubstituted forZedadkaat 68′minutes
  • 5Yoro
  • 4de Souza Ribeiro
  • 3Gonçalves dos Santos
  • 6AndréSubstituted forBouaddiat 68′minutes
  • 8GomesSubstituted forMiramónat 68′minutes
  • 11Zhegrova
  • 10YaziciSubstituted forMaloudaat 82′minutes
  • 7HaraldssonSubstituted forMessoussaat 81′minutes
  • 9David


  • 12Bouaddi
  • 13Zedadka
  • 14Umtiti
  • 15Gudmundsson
  • 16Mannone
  • 17Ferrah
  • 18Messoussa
  • 19Malouda
  • 20Miramón

Golden Lion

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Meslien
  • 2NoelSubstituted forPhaëtonat 65′minutes
  • 6Bellance
  • 4Singama
  • 3SalinesSubstituted forBourguignonat 76′minutes
  • 11CatherineSubstituted forFaucherat 76′minutes
  • 5CharlotonSubstituted forBarthéléryat 76′minutes
  • 8GreletSubstituted forLamartinièreat 50′minutes
  • 7Lamasine
  • 10Gracien
  • 9Parsemain


  • 12Lamartinière
  • 13Grambert
  • 14Barthéléry
  • 15Phaëton
  • 16Rose
  • 17Boriel
  • 18Bourguignon
  • 19Faucher
  • 20Giboyau