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E. Cavani
Á. Di María
David Luiz
J. Pastore
Rony Lopes
R. Mavuba
M. Verratti
Lucas Moura
Á. Di María
Goal
I. Amadou
Yellow Card
D. Sidibé
Goal
A. Rabiot
Yellow Card
J. Pastore
Goal
S. Aurier
Yellow Card
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Commentary

FULL TIME! PSG LIFT THE COUPE DE LA LIGUE! Goals from Pastore and Di Maria wrap up a 2-1 victory over Lille, with Sidibe's equaliser making things rather hairy for a while. Blanc's side triumph with only ten men, after a second-half red card for Rabiot. The benches empty and there are scenes of jubilation and desolation on the field all at once. That's all that we have time for, we hope to see you again.
We're into the first of three minutes of stoppage time.
E. Cavani
Á. Di María
PSG
Cavani is given the last few minutes, with Di Maria taking his leave after netting what could be the winning goal.
PSG are camped on the edge of their penalty box, with Luiz's introduction making things very congested indeed. Lopes feeds Corchia down the right flank, but a cross infield can only find Boufal. The wide man shoots acrobatically, but sees his attempted blocked.
Lille open play out to the right-hand side, with Corchia and Lopes linking up dangerously. The latter takes aim from 25 yards out, with a deflection forcing Sirigu to parry the ball around the post! The resulting corner is whipped in, but Aurier does just about enough to deny Amadou.
Another long-range Lille effort edges just wide of the post, with Boufal unleashing a low drive from 25 yards out. Half of the ground thought it was in, with Sirigu going berserk at his defenders for not making a block.
Over the top from Luiz! The ex-Benfica defender is picked out on the edge of the penalty area, but can only guide a terrible shot over the crossbar while unbalanced. Despite being a man light, Blanc's men have been playing well since Di Maria's goal.
We're into the final 10 minutes in the Coupe de la Ligue final, with PSG edging their way towards securing a second trophy for the season. From his changes, it appears that Blanc is more than happy to sit back and defend a narrow lead for now.
Good save from Enyeama! The Lille shot-stopper is alert to the danger, racing out to narrow the angle and push a one-on-one effort from Ibrahimovic wide of the post. The resulting corner is awful and easily dealt with, before a mazy run to the byline from Di Maria is halted by a neat block of his eventual cross.
David Luiz
J. Pastore
PSG
Pastore takes his leave, with Luiz injected as PSG try to see out the dying minutes unscathed.
Di Maria slides a pass into the path of an overlapping Aurier, with the Ivory Coast international able to force a good save out of Enyeama at his near post! The resulting corner then needs to be acrobatically palmed out of harm's way by the Nigerian shot-stopper.
Soumaoro heads wide! The central defender is picked out in space at the back post, following a free-kick delivery, but can only plant his header into the turf and shy of the right-hand upright.
Rony Lopes
R. Mavuba
Lille
Lopes comes into the fray for the trailing men of Lille, with the Portuguese substitute needing to make a late impact.
M. Verratti
Lucas Moura
PSG
Verratti is introduced into the fray for the remaining 15 minutes, with Lucas sacrificed. PSG will solidify their midfield with the incoming ex-Pescara man.
Á. Di María
Goal
PSG
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! DI MARIA MAKES IT 2-1 TO PSG! It is a typical, classic Di Maria goal, too! The Argentina international is found sprinting in behind enemy lines, following a terrible defensive header, before having the peace of mind to slot a cool finish beyond the onrushing Enyeama. Basa tries to recover, but can't clear it off the line!
Big chance for Lille! Sidibe is found breaking into the penalty area by a lovely throughball, but the goalscorer can only stretch to slide a tame effort straight into the midriff of Sirigu!
Sidibe leads the charge down the left-hand side, with Lille now having the luxury of an extra man. PSG will have no choice but to settle down and plug the gaps for the time being, while Blanc thinks of a contingency plan for the remaining minutes at Stade de France.
I. Amadou
Yellow Card
Lille
Amadou picks up a yellow card, with the referee getting to be a lot more familiar with his book in this second half.
RED CARD! PSG DOWN TO TEN! Rabiot dives into a cynical challenge, clearing out the legs from under Boufal, with Les Parisiens having it all to do now.
Another cross is lumped into the Lille box from the right-hand side, but Enyeama has the confidence to watch this one zip off the turf and behind for a goal-kick. Since conceding the equaliser, Les Parisiens have looked a lot more uncertain of themselves offensively.
Corchia takes a long throw from high on the right flank, but Kurzawa gets up among traffic to head the ball away. PSG try to break immediately, with Di Maria scampering down the right, but Sidibe tracks back neatly.
Lille's fans are in high spirits, with Les Dogues continuing to show the performance levels which have seen them rise to sixth-place in the French top flight recently. Mavuba takes aim from the best part of 30 yards out, with a deflection off Rabiot earning him a corner for his troubles.
Wide from Sidibe! The left-back gets up well to meet a corner delivery from the left-hand side, but can only divert the ball a few yards wide of the upright. Lille maintain their pressure, but an eventual cross-cum shot from the left is headed to safety by Kurzawa.
Only half an hour remains in the final, with Aurier then trying to clip a diagonal into the penalty box. Enyeama claims it with ease, before a counter from Lille ends up at the feet of Boufal. The Moroccan winger checks onto his stronger foot, before shooting into the side netting!
Di Maria breaks into the penalty area from the right-hand side, before being denied brilliantly by a sliding challenge as he looked to shoot. Lille are happy to concede yet another corner, with Enyeama commanding his box well with another claim. 
Lucas sees a shot blocked! The former Sao Paulo wide man is denied at the edge of the penalty area, with play then stopped moments later for a foul on Aurier. Lille show no remorse, pouring forward again through Corchia down the right-hand side, but a cross from the diminutive wing-back catches Boufal offside.
Corchia blasts high of the target, after a quick break down the right-hand side from Lille! The underdogs are showing real spirit at the moment, with PSG not having the ability to kill this contest off. Kurzawa tries to curl a delivery in from the left flank, but Enyeama claims ahead of Ibrahimovic.
Over the top from Ibrahimovic! The Sweden international is faced up by Basa well, with a powerful shot deflected above Enyeama's crossbar. The resulting corner is half cleared by the goalkeeper, before Pastore is penalised for tripping Mavuba.
Ibrahimovic heads wide! The ex-Ajax striker manages to flick a powerful attempt just shy of the right-hand upright, with Enyeama not getting anywhere near it! PSG try to respond immediately, but draw a blank.
D. Sidibé
Goal
Lille
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! LILLE EQUALISE FROM THE FREE-KICK! Sirigu has no chance, with the ball bent up and over the wall expertly by Sidibe! The Italian goalkeeper is rooted to the spot, as the ball flies into the bottom-right corner! 
Lille start the half with a flurry of possession, before Boufal is brought down by Rabiot on the periphery of the penalty area. This is a great opportunity for Antonetti's men to test Sirigu after a period without having to do anything.
A. Rabiot
Yellow Card
PSG
Rabiot gets a caution for a cynical foul on the edge of his own penalty box, with Sidibe able to try his luck from around 25 yards out.
We are underway in the second half at Stade de France! PSG have one hand on the trophy at the break, but Lille have plenty of time left to recover.
HALF-TIME! PSG head into the interval with a one-goal advantage, courtesy of a scrappy volleyed goal from Pastore. It could be more for Les Parisiens, but for some wasteful shooting, with this contest being one of marauding full-backs. Lille have shown enough to suggest that they can come back into this game this evening.
There are two minutes of stoppage time.
Yet another cross is flashed into the danger zone by Sidibe, but Lille fail to capitalise once again. PSG counter, with Di Maria able to lift a delivery in on the half-volley, but Corchia denies Ibrahimovic the chance to shoot with a flicked defensive header.
Lille try to break down the right-hand side, but Amalfitano is well marshalled by Kurzawa before the Frenchman wins the ball back. PSG suddenly have a lead to protect, with Blanc presumably happy to enter the break 1-0 to the good. Sidibe clips a cross in from the left, but Thiago Silva gets up above of Eder to head clear.
J. Pastore
Goal
PSG
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! PSG LEAD 1-0! Enyeama manages to half-clear a corner delivery from the right-hand side, with the Argentina international first to react. He crashes home a 20-yard volley, which squeezes its way beyond several defenders before nestling in the back of the Lille net.
Chance for Eder! The ex-Braga striker is picked out at the back post and swivels smartly with his first touch, but the ball then escapes his clutches! Sirigu pounces upon it, with Kurzawa also present to ensure that his marker wasn't to open the scoring without at least a bit of pressure.
Pastore lifts a lovely throughball into the path of Di Maria, but the Argentine wide man is beaten to it by Enyeama! The Nigeria international has been very alert and quick off his line this evening. After a long stint of Lille pressure, Blanc's side are looking to have wrestled control back in this clash again.
Ibrahimovic flicks a neat pass around the corner to Lucas, but Soumaoro makes a timely intervention. PSG keep their pressure on, but Kurzawa is only able to win a corner from Corchia. Lucas delivers, but Rabiot is unable to rise highest at the back post and the ball sails straight behind for a goal-kick.
There's a brief stoppage in play, with Basa going down injured in the aftermath of his heroic block. The centre-back appeared to take a firm knock to his shin, which has required liberal amounts of the magic spray. He looks okay to continue, despite taking his time to leave the field of play.
Eder holds the ball up well, before a poor pass is intercepted by Kurzawa. PSG threaten with an immediate long pass to the right flank, with Di Maria darting into the penalty area. The former Real Madrid man finds Lucas, but the Brazil international is denied by a last-ditched block from Basa!
With narrowly under a quarter of an hour to play in this first period, Blanc will be hoping that PSG can break the deadlock. The longer Les Parisiens are held at bay, the more belief that Lille will have that they can lift the Coupe de la Ligue. Ibrahimovic races through on goal, after a neat pass found him in behind Basa, but the Swedish forward can only lift a finish over both Enyeama and the crossbar!
Lille are looking a little more confident now, with PSG perhaps about to rue Di Maria's golden chance in the opening few minutes. Les Dogues have won their last five consecutive Ligue 1 matches, with confidence high for inspiring a giant killing here tonight.
Rabiot is nearly robbed of possession by Amalfitano, but uses his strength well in this own defensive third. PSG advance down the right, with Di Maria trying to whip a ball in, but Sidibe blocks the first. The second, is then headed out of harm's way by Soumaoro.
Pastore slides a pass out to Aurier on the right-hand side, with the Ivorian defender opting to clip a first-time cross towards the back post! Both Matuidi and Lucas are present to challenge for it, but Corchia gets there vitally to head away from the PSG duo. The resulting corner is then punched clear by Enyeama.
Corchia manages to whip a cross in from the right-hand side, after outpacing Kurzawa, but Thiago Silva heads the delivery to safety. Lille's fans continue to make a lot of noise, with Antonetti bound to be pleased with how his players have responded since suffering a lot of early pressure. Meanwhile, Amalfitano fires into the side-netting, following a weak parry from Sirigu.
Boufal dips a dangerous free-kick delivery in towards the near post, but Ibrahimovic gets up well to flick the ball behind for a corner. Sirigu would have been stranded! The ex-Ajax striker then does his defensive duties well, nodding away the successive set-piece too.
S. Aurier
Yellow Card
PSG
Aurier picks up the first yellow card of the evening, with the Ivory Coast international sliding in very late on Sidibe. The Lille left-back is looking rather worse for wear, but his side win a free-kick in a dangerous area as a result.
Important interception from Corchia! Just as it appeared that Pastore had managed to set Lucas free in behind enemy lines, the former Sochaux right-back was present and correct to intervene. Moments later, Rabiot causes problems with a looping header over the top of Lille's back four, but Enyeama is quick off his line to mop up ahead of Ibrahimovic.
Eder manages to hold the ball up well, before setting a pass back to Mavuba. The Lille captain looks for a long diagonal to Sidibe on the left flank, but in fact ends up pinging a terrible attempt straight out of play for a goal-kick.
Amalfitano tries to scamper forward and cause some problems for Lille, but Kurzawa nips in ahead of the ex-West Ham midfielder to defuse the situation with an interception. PSG continue to dominate possession, but Les Dogues have managed to at least get possession into some dangerous areas in the last five minutes.
Aurier drives down the right-hand side, before lifting a cross to the back post from the byline! The Ivorian's delivery is a little heavy, sailing over Ibrahimovic before being flicked to safety by Corchia. There is definitely potential for both sets of full-backs to cause some problems on the overlap this evening.
Pastore is given a few words of warning from the referee, after a scrappy challenge on Boufal. Lille have the chance to whip a free-kick delivery in from the right flank, but Sirigu is able to gather up a deflected cross simply.
Mavuba is found making a run down the right channel, before Boufal does well to earn a corner for Lille. The latter delivers, but Ibrahimovic is present at the near post to hook a cushioned clearance well away from the danger zone. Wasteful from Antonetti's men.
Lille whip a corner delivery in from the right-hand side, but Sirigu is easily able to rise highest and claim among traffic. PSG respond by moving the ball from left to right, before Di Maria and tracked down and dispossessed excellently by Boufal. All of the dangerous attacks are coming from the Ligue 1 champions thus far.
Sidibe is picked out trying to make tracks down the left-hand side, but Di Maria tracks back to pressure the Lille full-back. PSG have been in full control thus far, with Eder not getting a sniff of the ball up top for their opponents. Corchia tries to overlap down the right flank, but an eventual cross from Amalfitano is blocked by Rabiot.
Sidibe and Boufal try to combine down the left flank, but an errant touch from the former denies Lille their first opportunity to cause any problems for Les Parisiens. Blanc's men try to respond with a break down their right wing, but a pass ahead of Aurier proves too heavy for the ex-Toulouse full-back to take under his spell.
The atmosphere is booming in the early stages, with Lille's travelling support urging their men towards a positive start to this final. PSG have had all of the ball early on, however, with Antonetti's men happy to sit back and absorb some pressure. Lucas cuts in from the left, before shooting from long-range, but Enyeama smothers easily!
Big chance for Di Maria! Ibrahimovic is picked out by a diagonal from the left-hand side by Kurzawa, with the Sweden international cushioning an unselfish set-back to the former Manchester United forward. With all of the goal to aim at, the Argentine fires straight at Enyeama.
We are underway in the first half at Stade de France! Ninety minutes stand between either of these two outfits and a trophy for the campaign, with Lille hoping to throw the cat among the pigeons and defeat Les Parisiens this evening.
Lille substitutes: Balmont, Benzia, Sunzu, Elana, Beria, Tallo, Rony Lopes.
Lille starting line-up (4-3-3): Enyeama; Corchia, Basa, Soumaoro, Sidibe; Obbadi, Mavuba, Amadou; Amalfitano, Eder, Boufal.
PSG substitutes: Douchez, Stambouli, Verratti, Cavani, Maxwell, David Luiz, Ongenda.
PSG starting line-up (4-3-3): Sirigu; Aurier, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Kurzawa; Pastore, Matuidi, Rabiot; Lucas, Ibrahimovic, Di Maria.
TEAM NEWS: Eder leads the line for the underdogs, with Morgan Amalfitano bringing more top-flight experience to a team that has been in fine form lately. Marko Basa will try to act as the rock at the heart of the Lille defence, with Sebastian Corchia hoping to overlap and cause problems down the right. Captain Rio Mavuba will be hungry for silverware tonight.
TEAM NEWS: Salvatore Sirigu is given cup duties once again, with Layvin Kurzawa preferred at left-back. Serge Aurier starts on the opposite flank, with Marquinhos preferred to David Luiz to partner captain Thiago Silva. Adrien Rabiot and Blaise Matuidi will anchor the midfield somewhat, while Angel di Maria and Javier Pastore look to play in close support of top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of the Coupe de la Ligue final between PSG and Lille, as Laurent Blanc's men look for some more silverware to add to this season's haul. After lifting the top-flight title, this cup is the next on Les Parisiens' list, with Stade de France playing host to what should be an entertaining clash.
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