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85'
K. Lefaix
A. Laïdouni
85'
V. Vanbaleghem
L. Bongongui
80'
J. Eickmayer
Assist
80'
A. Gboho
Goal
77'
A. Gboho
A. Dabasse
74'
K. Lebon
M. Hilaire
72'
S. Flochon
Yellow Card
70'
P. Germann
F. David
67'
K. Rocheteau
Yellow Card
65'
M. Hilaire
Yellow Card
60'
F. David
Yellow Card
55'
J. Gasser
T. Henry
28'
L. Bongongui
Assist
28'
F. David
Goal
3
3
3
1

Stats

Possession
% %
9
9
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 4 2
Total Passes 380 394

Commentary

That's all for now. Thanks for joining us and have a great day!
Next up for Les Herbiers will be PSG or Caen, who meet on the north coast on Wednesday.
FULL-TIME - Les Herbiers 2-0 Chambly: David put the hosts ahead in the first half to the delight of a packed Stade de la Beaujoire, but Chambly still posed a threat on the counter-attack. Gboho put the result beyond doubt 10 minutes from time, and Les Herbiers perhaps could have had another two before the final whistle. However, they did enough to book a match at the Stade de France!
90' + 5' THERE IT IS! LES HERBIERS ARE IN THE COUPE DE FRANCE FINAL!
90' + 4' We're into the final minute of stoppage time now!
90' + 3' Chambly appear to have given up, their clearances are half-hearted and they're lucky that neither Rocheteau nor Germann can get a shot off.
90' + 2' Chambly launch the ball forward and Padovani tries his luck again. He launches one over the top, though!
90' + 1' WIDE! Rocheteau is next to get through after an excellent, relentless run in from the left. He takes his time before picking his spot, which ends up being just outside the upright!
90' + 1' GBOHO! He had a chance to finish it after being set through one-on-one, but his shot is weak and Pinoteau blocks it with ease.
90' Soubervie's deliveries have been inconsistent tonight and his latest is far too deep, sailing out of play to ease the pressure on Les Herbiers.
88' SO CLOSE! It's Padovani again! He runs onto a knock-down and fires a shot towards the bottom-left corner, which skids narrowly wide.
87' WHAT A SAVE! A long throw from Gaharo Doucoure finds Padovani in the middle and he flicks a header towards the far corner, which Pichot gets his fingertips to. Gasser keeps it alive and sends another cross in that the goalkeeper punches away!
86' Gasser is found on the left and he sends a deep cross to the back post which Gaharo Doucoure knocks down. Les Herbiers manage to scramble it clear for a Chambly throw-in near the dugouts.
K. Lefaix
A. Laïdouni
Chambly
85' Lefaix replaces Laidouni in a last roll of the dice rom Chambly.
V. Vanbaleghem
L. Bongongui
Les Herbiers
85' Vanbaleghem enters the fray, with Bongongui, who set up the first goal, making way.
82' The Les Herbiers fans are delirious. It's going to take something special from Chambly to deny them a place in the final now.
J. Eickmayer
Assist
Les Herbiers
80' It was a lovely pass from Eickmayer, his dink over the top timed to perfection.
A. Gboho
Goal
Les Herbiers
80' GOAL CONFIRMED!! LES HERBIERS ARE ON THE BRINK OF PARIS! Gboho was deemed onside following a review of the footage, his cool finish making it 2-0 to the hosts!
80' GOOOOOAAAAL!!! NO, IT'S RULED OUT FOR OFFSIDE! Eickmayer's pass found Gboho in behind and he tucked it home for Les Herbiers, but play was pulled back and we've now got VAR involved...
79' Gasser clips a lovely delivery towards Lassana Doucoure, but he's beaten to the header. Rocheteau tries to hit Chambly on the break but his aimless dribble ends up losing possession.
77' Germann picks out Bongongui in the box with a cutback, but the forward's first touch is not good enough to take him past the nearest defender.
A. Gboho
A. Dabasse
Les Herbiers
77' Dabasse is off for Gboho.
76' The hosts could do with slowing the tempo here. Pagerie surges forward from left-back and wins a free-kick. This will take some time off the clock.
74' Les Herbiers get forward on the break and Eickmayer releases an effort that flies narrowly wide from 25 yards!
K. Lebon
M. Hilaire
Chambly
74' Hilaire was on a booking so it's probably a wise choice to replace him with Lebon. Things are heating up!
73' Pichot comes off his line to claim a cross and pushes it straight to Laidouni. It's hit straight towards goal but the keeper gets his hands up for a crucial block!
S. Flochon
Yellow Card
Les Herbiers
72' Flochon is the latest player into the referee's book after sliding in on Hilaire. He protests, but it won't change the official's mind.
P. Germann
F. David
Les Herbiers
70' David's match is over as he makes way for Germann.
70' Padovani strides forward and goes for goal with an ambitious 25 yard strike. It's always rising and swirls harmlessly over.
K. Rocheteau
Yellow Card
Les Herbiers
67' It's getting quite scrappy now, with Rocheteau the latest player into the book after catching Gasser late.
66' Hilaire has just been booked and a poor challenge on Bongongui has the home fans baying for a red. The referee does not oblige, though. It's just a free-kick.
M. Hilaire
Yellow Card
Chambly
65' Hilaire is shown a yellow card for a foul on Flochon before before the VAR stoppage.
65' The ball did hit Hery's hand, but it seems not to have been deemed intentional. A let off for Les Herbiers.
64' OFF THE POST! Chambly come agonisingly close the an equaliser! A cross from the right is headed towards the top-left corner by Montiel, but it finds the woodwork. Pichot dives forward to push it away, but does it come of Hery's hand? VAR will investigate.
62' SO CLOSE! Ladouni curls the free-kick over the wall and towards the top-right corner, but he only finds the outside of the side-netting!
F. David
Yellow Card
Les Herbiers
60' A short free-kick releases Jaques on the right side of the box, and he checks back to cross. Fofana heads it away, but David fouls Soubervie when trying to relieve the pressure and gets booked. It's another good chance for Chambly here.
59' Gasser's first involvement comes in the shape of a great delivery from the left, unfortunately for Chambly no one attacks it, although Soubervie keeps it alive on the opposite flank and wins a free-kick.
57' I said Les Herbiers couldn't afford to sit back in the second period and they have reprised their role as the game's protagonist. Chambly have barely got out of their half yet.
J. Gasser
T. Henry
Chambly
55' Henry makes way for Gasser.
55' Rocheteau's set-piece is nodded behind for another corner, and with the second he finds Dabasse at the near post. He cannot keep his header down, though.
54' Bongongui again finds space on the right side of the box and this time Hilaire closes him down and sends it out for a corner.
52' THAT HAD TO BE TWO! David beats the offside trap after a lovely pass from Flochon and races through one-on-one with Pinoteau. He looks certain to score but fires straight at the keeper, who did well to stay big and keep it out.
51' Padovani dribbles in along the byline and gets his head up to see Lassana Doucoure rushing to the near post. He tries to flick the ball inside the far post with his trailing leg but doesn't connect well enough.
48' Bongongui gets in behind as Padovani slips and Jaques shows a lack of pace. He snatches at his shot, though, and slices wide from the right side of the box.
46' Les Herbiers get us back underway.
The teams are heading back out onto the pitch so the second half will begin shortly!
HALF-TIME - Les Herbiers 1-0 Chambly: The hosts controlled possession from the outset and deservedly went ahead when Bongongui crossed for David in the 28th minute. Luzi's side have looked dangerous and created the better chances, but Les Herbiers still have their lead. They won't be able to sit back so much in the second period, though! Be sure to stay tuned for it.
45' + 1' And there's the half-time whistle!
45' Important intervention from Pagerie, who gets across and stops Montiel heading Henry's header home. It's a corner for Chambly, which is cleared by the first man.
43' Les Herbiers need to be careful. They are inviting pressure and won't want to lose their advantage prior to half-time. Chambly are certainly in the ascendancy.
41' SO CLOSE FOR CHAMBLY! Lassana Doucoure gets between Hery and Doucoure, spinning in behind to chase a long ball. He helps it into the middle for Montiel, whose header across goal bounces agonisingly wide!
40' A raking pass out the right finds Soubervie, and he shows a great first touch to send it straight into the box. He only finds the arms of Pichot, though.
39' Chambly finally manage to get Les Herbiers penned inside their own half, and Lassana Doucoure attempts to unlock the defence with a flick towards Montiel. It doesn't work out, but the visitors quickly get the ball back.
37' This time there definitely is a handball in the box, but it's by Montiel after he controls a high ball on his chest and looks to shape for a volley. The referee blows for a Les Herbiers free-kick.
35' Heloise should've shot! Instead he passes wide to the left for Henry, who drives to the byline and sees his attempted cross bounce back off him for a goal-kick.
34' There are appeals for a handball after an exchange of passess between Montiel and Lassana Doucoure, but the referee waves play on. There were a couple of richochets before it seemingly hit Pagerie's arm, but the right call was certainly made.
33' That's a much better delivery from Soubervie, forcing Pichot to come off his line. He jumps into a collision with Dequaire and Montiel, the latter of whom is harshly penalised for a foul on the goalkeeper. There wasn't much in that!
32' Soubervie wins a free-kick on the right following a tackle from Rocheteau, though the contact looked minimal. He sends an outswinging delivery towards the back post, fails to find a team-mate and it's a goal-kick.
30' Les Herbiers are trying to keep a cool head, but Rocheteau ends up running backwards inside his own half and puts the ball out for a throw-in in a dangerous area.
L. Bongongui
Assist
Les Herbiers
28' Bongongui had looked lively on the ball and he shows how dangerous he can be with an excellent assist after getting away from Padovani.
F. David
Goal
Les Herbiers
28' GOOOOOAAAL!! LES HERBIERS LEAD! Excellent work from Bongongui sees him get free on the right and pick out David to volley home on the slide from six yards!
27' This time it's Les Herbiers who attack on the counter, with Dabasse put into position to test Pinoteau from the left side of the box. Howeer, he screws wide of the upright.
26' Chambly may not have seen much of the possession but they certainly look dangerous when they get forward.
24' Lassana Doucoure is set on his way on the left wing and he manages to earn a corner when his cross deflects behind off Hery. Soubervie takes it short with Montiel but his eventual cross is punched clear by Pichot.
22' Rocheteau pops up on the right this time and goes on a brilliant run to the byline, before drilling the ball into the goalmouth. Pinoteau gets his body in the way and manages to hold it at the second attempt.
21' Les Herbiers continue to show patience in possession. Dabasse picks it up in the centre of the Chambly half and is caught late by Hilaire, giving the hosts a free-kick in a decent position.
19' A long pass up from the back almost catches Fofana out, with Lassana Doucoure running in behind and beating the onrushing Pichot to the first touch. Dequaire is on hand to mop up, but that could easily have been the opener!
18' A sloppy pass from Lassana Doucoure cedes possession to David, who drives at Gaharo Doucoure and cuts inside onto his right foot. He takes an ambitious shot from 30 yards out that is nowhere near testing the keeper.
16' Rocheteau and Laidouni come together, with the Les Herbiers winger deemed to catch his opponent with a forearm while challenging for a header. Looks like the right call, with Chambly getting the free-kick.
14' WHAT A CHANCE! Henry gets forward on the right and, after Montiel misses it, Pichot fails to hold onto the ball. It falls to Lassana Doucoure but he cannot adjust quickly enough to hit the target.
13' Dabasse is left in space in a central area in excess of 25 yards out and he uses it to pull the trigger, but his effort bounces before heading wide. Pinoteau had that covered.
11' Dequaire launches a long ball up to Bongongui, but he's unable to make anything of it and plays it back to Flochon. The former Lyon player chips into the path of Rocheteau, who fails to keep it in play.
9' A free-kick from the right is flighted towards the box by David, but it only makes Rocheteau on the edge of the area. He lays it off to the right and Les Herbiers win a corner, from which Dequaire heads over.
7' Les Herbiers are showing greater patience in possession, but Chambly form two banks of four, staying compact and forcing the hosts to play from side to side. A cross in from the left is headed to safety.
5' Rocheteau is really getting himself involved, charging forward on the left and playing a one-two before drifting inside. He runs into a dead end and Chambly look to counter-attack, but Pagerie intercepts.
3' The set-piece is sent in from the left and drops back out to Rocheteau, who this time produces a shot that sails high of the target.
2' OFF THE LINE! Hery's cross from the right finds Rocheteau at the back post and his header is blocked by Gaharo Doucoure, who manages to steer it behind for a corner.
1' We're off in Nantes!
The teams head out onto the pitch to a brilliant noise! Kick-off will be upon us in just a few moments.
Chambly may have made the semi-finals, but they are in the National's relegation zone. Les Herbiers are three points clear of them in ninth.
Les Herbiers and Chambly have met twice in the Championnat National this season, each claiming one win apiece. The away side triumphed both times, but this is a neutral venue - though Les Herbiers are the home team with the bulk of the fans - in front of what is expected to be a 35,000 sell-out.
Chambly subs: Samuel Atrous, Freddy Rocher, Nicolas Burel, Jordan Gasser, Keelan Lebon, Kevin Lefaix, John Popelard.
Chambly (4-4-2): Xavier Pinoteau; Anthony Soubervie, Romain Padovani, Thibault Jaques, Thomas Henry; Laurent Heloise, Gaharo Doucoure, Max Hilaire, Aissa Laidouni; Lassana Doucoure, Romain Montiel.
Les Herbiers substitutes: Ambroise Gboho, Clement Couturier, Pierre-Michel Germann, Quentin Bonnet, Benjamin Brelivet, Vincent Vanbaleghem, Esteban Salles.
Les Herbiers (4-3-3): Matthieu Pichot; Franck Hery, Guillaume Dequaire, Diaranke Fofana, Adrien Pagerie; Joachim Eickmayer, Sebastien Flochon, Louis Bongongui; Kevin Rocheteau, Adrian Dabasse, Florian David.
Let's take a look at how the teams will be shaping up.
Chambly secured their spot by beating Ligue 1 team Strasbourg in the quarter-finals. However, on the same day as that win their founder Walter Luzi died. Travelling fans have a banner in his memory tonight, while his son Bruno remains the coach.
Les Herbiers have certainly earned their place in the final four. They eliminated two former heavyweights of French football, Auxerre and Lens, en route to the semis - the latter triumph coming on penalties at this stadium.
This match means there is guaranteed to be a third-tier side in the Coupe de France final, with newly crowned Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain the likely opponents, though Caen will try to stop that being the case on Wednesday.
Hello and welcome to this live commentary on the Coupe de France semi-final between surprise packages Les Herbiers and Chambly at Stade de la Beaujoire!
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