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Even though they progressed in the competition, PSG were far from their best this evening. Pochettino did make changes, but he will want to see more from his team in the coming weeks. On another night, Caen could have equalised, and it shows PSG are beatable if they are not at the races.
PSG hold on to progress into the next round of the Coupe de France, but boy did they have to work for it. Ligue 2 side Caen gave an excellent account of themselves, and Kean's 49th-minute strike proved the difference in the end. The striker converted's Neymar's cross inside the box and eventually, it was all PSG needed to progress in the competition. They had two other goals disallowed for offside, while Mbappe and Sarabia could have wrapped things up at the death.
90' + 4'
FULL-TIME - CAEN 0-1 PSG.
Substitution Alessandro Florenzi Marcos Aoás Corrêa
Three minutes of stoppage time to come...can either of these two sides score in that time?
Pochettino is clearly worried by Caen's attacking threat. Florenzi is replaced with minutes to go, as Marquinhos enters the game.
BLOCK!!! PSG could have won it, but it remains 0-1 thanks to a sublime block from Goncalves. PSG forward Mbappe broke free and curled his shot towards the far corner, only for Pean to tip it wide. Sarabia had supported him at the back post and shot back across goal, only for Goncalves to deny him at the near post.
Bizarrely, Caen are now the team looking more likely to score. Ligue 1 champions PSG seem to be inviting Caen onto them, and the hosts are taking every invitation offered with less than five minutes to go.
WIDE!!!! O wow, what a chance for Caen. They were inches away from making it 1-1, and some of their players have fallen o their knees in despair. After Caen attacked down the left, Zady Sery found some space in the box. He opened his body up to attack the cross but has failed to guide his shot into the bottom corner. That was a huge opportunity for the home side.
Fouda's night is over as Inoussa is given 10 minutes to impress from the bench.
Substitution Aloys Fouda Zeidane Inoussa
PSG have not lost to a lower-league club in a domestic cup competition since 2010. Guingamp got the better of them on that occasion, but Caen are running out of time to repeat that feat.
Substitution Julian Draxler Xavi Simons
Substitution Leandro Daniel Paredes Idrissa Gana Gueye
Draxler is also coming off, with Simons on for the final 12 minutes.
Paredes' night is over as he is replaced by Gueye in the middle of the park.
It looks like Pochettino is preparing to make two more subs...
BLOCK!!! Caen nearly find an equaliser, but a brilliant block denies them on the edge of the six-yard box. Fouda did really well to sneak into the box without being noticed, but Florenzi put his body in the way to concede a corner.
OVER! Florenzi wastes an excellent opportunity on the edge of the box, failing to convert Kean's pass. The striker showed his unselfish side by playing in Florenzi, but the right-back's shot found the stands rather than the goal.
Caen make another change as Bammou makes way for Zady Sery.
C. Zady Sery
Substitution Yacine Bammou Caleb Zady Sery
DISALLOWED! PSG are denied by the offside flag yet again, this time it is Mbappe that scores. Paredes' long-range strike was spilt by Pean, with Mbappe stood in front of him in an offside position. The former Monaco man knew he was going to be denied by the officials, but he scored for good measure.
CLOSE! Sarabia's slow and patient throughball nearly finds Draxler in the box, only for Pean to come flying off his line and deny PSG.
GOAL DISALLOWED! PSG have the ball in the net for a second time as Draxler fires home, but the flag had just one up beforehand, with Sarabia flagged for offside.
Three changes in a row for Caen as Goncalves comes on for Yago, who has already been booked. That looks like a wise decision!
Caen's subs don't end there as Mendy comes on for Traore after a disappointing display.
Dupraz also turns to his bench as Court replaces Gioacchini.
First change for the night sees Neymar replaced following that challenge by Yago. On comes Mbappe for the final 30 minutes.
Substitution Aliou Badara Traore Alexandre Mendy
Substitution Nicholas Gioacchini Yoann Court
PSG have not lost in the round of 64 in the Coupe de France since 1990. That is a French record, and Kean's goal means they look like extending it.
Substitution Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior Kylian Mbappé Lottin
Yellow Card Leandro Daniel Paredes
Substitution Steeve Yago Anthony Gonçalves
Paredes' strong challenge is punished by the referee, who shows him a yellow card.
LUCKY! Yago flies into the back of Neymar, and he leaves the Brazilian in a heap on the floor. He has already been carded, but this time the referee lets him off. Neymar is fuming at the decision as he makes his way to the touchline for treatment.
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Yellow Card Alexis Beka Beka
Beka Beka is the latest player to be booked for a poor tackle!
SAVE!!!! Kean nearly scores his second after breaking through on goal, only to see Pean deny him. The Caen keeper waited until the last moment before deciding his next move, and he has clawed the ball away from his goal. That save could keep Caen in this match!
GOAAAALLLLLL!!! CAEN 0-1 PSG - Kean finally makes his mark in this match with a beautiful finish from inside the box. The striker stayed composed and broke free from his marker to convert Neymar's cross into the bottom corner past Pean.
Do not forget, today's match goes to penalties if nobody can find a winner inside 90 minutes.
We are back underway in Caen!
Pochettino does have more attacking resources on the bench if he wants to freshen up his team, but he should have enough firepower at his disposal to test Caen in the second 45 minutes. The home side have done a tremendous job to keep the game at 0-0 and the longer this tie stays goalless, they will feel they can knick something.
The referee brings the first half to an end, and Pochettino should not be happy with what he has witnessed so far. His team may have dominated possession, but they just haven't clicked in the final third. Neymar's has had two efforts, but neither of them really worried Pean in the Caen goal. At the other end of the pitch, Rico denied Pi's longe-range drive, but that is the closest the home team came to scoring.
45' + 1'
HALF-TIME - CAEN 0-0 PSG.
One minute of stoppage time at the end of the first 45 minutes...
PSG need to do more with the ball if they are to score before half-time, they have really struggled in the last few minutes.
Yellow Card Steeve Yago
Yago gets in behind the PSG defence and goes down in the penalty area, only for the referee to accuse him of diving. He is shown a yellow card, and it remains goalless in Caen.
Dupraz has not left the touchline so far this evening, and he continues to bark out instructions to his players. He will be happy with their display so far, and the biggest compliment you could pay Caen is that they do not look like a side that plays in the league below PSG.
We have still not seen enough from Kean, but Pochettino will get the chance to get his message across in a few minutes.
CLEARANCE! Neymar goes close to opening the scoring. The former Barcelona ace broke free of his marker and tried to find the bottom corner, only to see Fouda clear the ball away. Replays showed Neymar's effort was going wide, but Fouda was not to know that.
Yellow Card Pablo Sarabia García
Sarabia becomes the first player to be booked after a poor challenge in midfield.
PSG have enjoyed over 77 per cent possession so far, but they still have nothing to show for it. They have around 15 minutes to grab a goal in the first half.
Caen seem happy to absorb the pressure inside the first 30 minutes. Apart from the odd counter-attack, they have everyone behind the ball trying to neutralise any PSG attack.
WIDE! Pi tries his luck from range once again, but this time he blasts his shot well wide of Rico's goal.
PSG are starting to take control of this tie by winning more of the second balls in midfield. Despite their improvements, Pean has still only made one save so far.
While Neymar has shown flashes of his ability on the ball, Kean has barely had a kick for PSG. Caen's back five is limiting the service to the striker, and he may need more help to warm into the game.
Paredes forces a save out of Pean, but it is nothing but a routine stop, and the scoreline remains 0-0.
Neymar is clipped on the edge of the box once again, this time by Bammou. PSG have another free-kick on the edge of the Caen box...
There is still time for their gameplan to unravel, but Caen have made a positive start this evening. They have got bodies forward when they've had the ball, and they have kept Neymar and co quiet inside the first 15 minutes.
SAVE!!! Rico makes a superb stop to deny Pi from scoring the opening goal of the match. The Caen forward charged onto the ball and let fly from 25 yards out, only to see Rico get down to his right at the last second.
Pochettino's men win back-to-back corners, but it remains 0-0 as Pean punches the second one clear and that allows Caen to clear their lines.
WIDE! Neymar's free-kick just misses the near post, but it took a deflection off the wall, and the visitors win a corner.
PSG win a free-kick on the edge of the Caen box and have their first chance to test Pean in goal, after Neymar is fouled.
Caen win the first corner of the night but fail to test Rico in goal as Vandermersch heads over from close range.
Caen are wearing their blue home strip as the home side tonight, with PSG forced to wear their white kit.
We are underway in Caen!
The two teams are out on the field of play and kick-off is moments away.
PSG are the defending champions of the Coupe de France, and they are looking to win the competition for the 14th time this season.
Dupraz makes five changes to the team that drew 0-0 to Amiens last time out. Gioacchini, Beka Beka, Traore, Fouda and Pi come into the starting XI for Rivierez, Deminguet, Oniangue, Court and Mendy. Pochettino also makes wholesale alterations as Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Kurzawa, Gueye, Verratti, Di Maria, Icardi, and Mbappe drop out and are replaced by Kehrer, Diallo, Bakker, Danilo Pereira, Sarabia, Neymar, Draxler and Kean.
SUBS: Denis Franchi, Kylian Mbappe, Presnel Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Idrissa Gueye, Presnel Kimpembe, Alexandre Letellier, Xavi Simons, Mauro Icardi.
PSG (4-2-3-1): Sergio Rico; Alessandro Florezni, Thilo Kehrer, Abdou Diallo, Mitchel Bakker; Leandro Paredes, Danilo Pereira; Pablo Sarabia, Neymar, Julian Draxler; Moise Kean.
SUBS: Anthony Goncalves, Zeidane Inoussa, Adama Mbengue, Jason Ngouabilougagui, Alexandre Mendy, Caleb Zady Sery, Loup Hervieu, Yoann Court, Yannis Clemen.
CAEN (3-4-3): Sullivan Pean; Anthony Weber, Steeve Yago, Hugo Vandermersch; Johann Lepenant, Nicholas Gioacchini, Alexis Beka Beka, Aliou Badara Traore; Yacine Bammou, Aloys Fouda, Jessy Pi.
Pochettino's men have kept four clean sheets in their last five, but Caen will feel they have a better chance of scoring at home despite the gulf in class. Pascal Dupraz's men have only failed to score on two occasions in their previous 11 on home soil.
Caen have not won any of their last eight in the French second division, but they are 11th in the table, and they will need to improve their fortunes if they are to challenge for the playoffs. Mauricio Pochettino's team have won four of their previous five in Ligue 1, and the French giants have only lost two of their last fifteen.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Coupe de France clash between Caen and Paris Saint-Germain from the Stade Michel d'Ornano. Caen will need to be at their very best to pull off a cup shock, with the home side now mid-table in Ligue 2.