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89'
J. Draxler
Goal
79'
B. Matuidi
Yellow Card
77'
Jerson Cabral
L. Nangis
77'
Á. Di María
Goal
67'
Á. Di María
Lucas Moura
63'
Lucas Moura
Penalty Goal
58'
J. Draxler
A. Rabiot
57'
T. Motta
Goal
56'
F. Marange
Yellow Card
54'
S. Diallo
A. Ngando
48'
C. Nkunku
Goal
46'
P. Kimpembe
Thiago Silva
42'
A. Rabiot
Goal
31'
Thiago Silva
Goal
3
1
2
1

Stats

Possession
% %
4
1
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 9 2
Total Passes 643 382

Commentary

That's all from us tonight folks. We hope you enjoyed the game!
A ruthless and dominant performance by the reigning Coupe de France champions! A terrific 7-0 victory for PSG. Thiago Silva opened the scoring just after the half-hour mark after a slow first period of the game. Rabiot then doubled their lead shortly before the break. After the break, PSG got off to a brilliant start with goals from Nkunku, Motta, a penalty from Lucas, Di Maria then got on the score sheet. Before Draxler wrapped up the victory with a goal on his debut!
FULL-TIME: PSG 7-0 BASTIA
90' That's the full-time whistle!
J. Draxler
Goal
PSG
89' SEVEN FOR PSG! Draxler scores on his debut! It was a delightful finish by the German international, he certainly showed his composure and skill to chip the ball over Vincensini. 7-0!
88' Not long to go here now. Both teams have took their foot off the gas and are allowing this game to been seen out as it stands.
85' The visitors have a free-kick in the PSG half, however instead of putting the ball into the box and trying to grab a consolation goal they play it backwards and try to keep the ball for a period of time.
83' Bastia have been thoroughly outclassed here tonight and the score line certainly shows that. Although in truth it could be more!
80' We've entered the final ten minutes here now and it has been an utterly dominant performance by PSG! Booking their place in the next round of the Coupe de France.
B. Matuidi
Yellow Card
PSG
79' Yellow card Blaise Matuidi
Jerson Cabral
L. Nangis
Bastia
77' Substitution Lenny Nangis Jerson Cabral
Á. Di María
Goal
PSG
77' GOOOAAALLL! DI MARIA MAKES IT 6-0! The substitiute made no mistake from close range, firing the ball past the helpless Bastia goalkeeper. The Argentina international was found by a pin-point pass by Meunier from the right wing.
74' Not long to go here at the Parc des Princes and PSG lead by five goals to nil! A very strong performance which will give the hosts confidence ahead of the next Ligue 1 games, were they have been struggling this season.
72' Chance for Ben Arfa! The PSG playmaker has often been deployed as the main striker here tonight which perhaps doesn't suit Ben Arfa. However he almosts scores a sixth PSG goal but was caught offside and his close-range shot was well saved.
69' Slightly better stuff from Bastia with Saint-Maximin getting on the ball and looking to cause problems, as PSG have stepped off the ball slightly now. However they can't create any chances and Trapp is untested in the PSG net.
Á. Di María
Lucas Moura
PSG
67' Substitution Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva Ángel Fabián di María Hernández
66' This is the perfect game for Draxler to make his first appearance for PSG. Under no pressure at all and the opportunity to really show off his skills and play the game at his pace.
Lucas Moura
Penalty Goal
PSG
63' GOOOAAALLL! LUCAS CONVERTS! The man who won the penalty then steps up and puts it into the bottom right hand corner of the net! PSG now lead five-nil! More could be on the way!
62' PENALTY PSG! A weaving run by Lucas into the box, he was brought down and the referee had no hesitation it pointing to the spot!
J. Draxler
A. Rabiot
PSG
58' Substitution Adrien Rabiot Julian Draxler
58' Julian Draxler is on for his PSG debut here at the Parc des Princes. An ideal game for him to make his first appearance for his new club and the German international receives a fantastic reception from the home supporters.
T. Motta
Goal
PSG
57' GOOOAAALLL! MOTTA MAKES IT FOUR! Ben Arfa whipped a superb ball into the box and the unmarked Motta diverted the ball into the back of the net with a delightful diving header! Utterly dominant by PSG!
F. Marange
Yellow Card
Bastia
56' Yellow card Florian Marange
S. Diallo
A. Ngando
Bastia
54' Substitution Axel Ngando Abdoulaye Sadio Diallo
53' This is a very dominate performance by the hosts tonight, surely Bastia will now be looking to just keep the score line as low as possible. However PSG look in the mood for more!
51' All of PSG's home victories this term have been by two goals or more. That includes three wins by a two goal margin and half of their home Ligue 1 matches have seen fewer than three goals scored.
C. Nkunku
Goal
PSG
48' GOOOAAALLL! IT'S 3-0! If there was any doubt about the final result, it is surely over now! Nkunku was left completely unmarked around 30 yards from goal and his shot should've been saved by Vincensini. However the PSG man won't mind!
P. Kimpembe
Thiago Silva
PSG
46' Substitution Thiago Emiliano da Silva Presnel Kimpembe
46' PSG have started the first-half just as they ended the first period, dominating proceedings! A third goal looks likely for the hosts.
46' We're back underway!
The players are back out ahead of the second half!
An utterly dominate performance by PSG and they hold a deserved 2-0 lead at the break here at the Parc des Princes. Thiago Silva gave them the lead with a well-placed header from a Lucas corner before Rabiot doubled their lead with a long-range shot. It could and should be more than just 2-0!
HALF-TIME: PSG 2-0 BASTIA
44' PENALTY SHOUT! Ben Arfa goes down under heavy pressure from Peybernes in the box, the PSG man immediately appeals for a penalty but the referee waves away his appeals!
A. Rabiot
Goal
PSG
42' GOOOAAALLL! PSG DOUBLE THEIR LEAD! Adrien Rabiot with a long-range effort from outside the box beats the Bastia keeper and makes the scoreline 2-0 with a terrific effort. Nothing more than they deserve so far here! 
42' Thiago Silva is back on the pitch and trying to run off this injury. We could perhaps see a change at half-time, as the PSG skipper is vital to their chances of recapturing their Ligue 1 title and he is a real leader on the pitch.
40' Five minutes until half-time here at the Parc des Princes. Can PSG double their lead before the break? Or could the visitors bag a shock equaliser?
38' Brief stoppage in play as Thiago Silva receives treatment after a clash with his own keeper Kevin Trapp. Looks like it is his hamstring causing his the problem.
37' GOAL DISALLOWED! Nkunku was played through on goal by Lucas with just the keeper to beat and he slots the ball past the keeper with ease. However the flag is up for offside and rightly so. Nkunku just made his run slightly too early!
36' Plenty of stars on the PSG bench as well here tonight. However so far the starting XI are doing a good job of denying Bastia any chances.
33' A PSG has been coming for a long time and it was sloppy defending by Alexander Djiku to allow Thiago Silva acres of space in the box and he made sure Bastia were punished. This could be a long game for Bastia now!
Thiago Silva
Goal
PSG
31' GOOOAAALLL! PSG HAVE THE BREAKTHROUGH! Thiago Silva opens the scoring for the hosts with a superbly placed header into the bottom corner of the net. Lucas whipped the corner into the box and the PSG skipper met the ball at the near post unchallenged. PSG have the lead!
28' This is much better from the visitors, they are currently enjoying a spell of possession in the PSG half. However with the experience of Thiago Silva and Thiago Motta in the heart of the PSG team they are struggling to provide any attacking threat.
26' The crowd is finally starting to come to life here at the Parc des Princes and get behind the reigning champions mid-way through this first-half.
23' Nkunku had a great chance to whip the ball into the box from the left but the ball was far too high and wild for any of his teammates to capitalise. Just the final ball missing for the hosts at the moment, they are dominating proceeding but are struggling to carve out any major chances.
21' CHANCE PSG! Matuidi with another driving run from midfield at the Bastia defence. He linked up well with Adrien Rabiot and received the ball on the edge of the box, but his shot is deflected slightly which takes the pace of the ball and Thomas Vincensini is able to make a good save to his left.
19' STAT: PSG have won six straight matches against Bastia at home, with the last four of those victories coming to nil. The French champions have also managed to score two or more goals in their last five at home.
16' PSG once again push forward in numbers. This time it was Blaise Matuidi who was the initial architect, using his skill and pace to break into the Bastia half and launch another attack. However Bastia are getting back in numbers well.
14' Lenny Nangis is using his physical presence to cause the PSG defence problems, however his approach saw him concede a free-kick for a blatant foul on Kurzawa.
11' No way through at the minute for the hosts despite having large spells of possession in the Bastia half. However the visitors are currently dealing with anything the reigning champions can fashion.
9' Lucas tries his luck from long range but his shot is well blocked and goes out for another PSG corner. Lucas whipped the ball in which was met by Kurzawa at the near post but his header head too much pace on it and his teammates were unable to capitalise.
7' Laywin Kurzawa is starting at left-back here tonight, ahead of Maxwell. So far the full-back is getting forward at every opportunity and linking up well with Thiago Motta and Nkunku which is causing Bastia a couple of problems.
5' Nice move down the right flank and a low cross into the box by Thomas Meunier is blocked and out for the first corner of the game. However Hatem Ben Afra's ball into the box was well dealt with by the visitors and it comes to nothing.
3' The hosts are enjoying an early spell of possession here so far, Nkunku who has started to establish himself in the starting XI is one of those PSG players pulling the strings.
2' PSG have won the Coupe de France ten times in total and are the heavy favourites to come away winners here tonight and book their place in the round of 32.
1' We're underway!
The teams are out here and kick-off is almost upon us! Stay tuned for all of the match action.
Julian Draxler could make his debut for PSG, having joined the club from Wolfsburg on a four-and-a-half-year contract. The French champions confirmed the deal on Christmas Eve and the German international will be hoping to fire PSG to more league and cup titles.
BASTIA SUBS: Acheampong, Diallo, Triki, Raspentino, Cabral, Charruau.
BASTIA starting XI (4-4-2): Vincensini (GK); Djiku, Peybernes, Marange, Bengtsson; Ngando, Mostefa (c), Keita, Danic; Saint-Maximin, Nangis.
PSG SUBS: Areola, Maxwell, Kimpembe, Verratti, Di Maria, Draxler, Cavani.
PSG starting XI (4-3-3): Trapp (GK); Meunier, Marqunhos, Silva (c), Kurzawa; Thiago Motta, Matuidi, Rabiot; Nkunku, Lucas, Ben Arfa.
Here is how the two teams will line-up tonight, starting with the hosts...
Could Bastia pull off a shock result? Their opponents are 14th in Ligue 1 and suffered defeat last time out before the Christmas break, as Marseille secured a 2-1 victory. However, Bastia don’t look like they’ll pose any kind of threat based on their recent form, losing over half of their games away from home. Plus PSG are unbeaten at the Parc des Princes this season.
PSG boss Unai Emery didn’t have a great first half to his debut season with the French champions. They have failed to meet the high standards that they had set over the past few years, they currently sit third in the Ligue 1 table, five points behind the leaders Nice and they trail second-placed Monaco by three points. However PSG thrashed FC Lorient 5-0 before the break.
The winter break in France has come to an end, and sides are going straight in to French Cup action. PSG host Bastia today at the Parc des Princes in the Coupe de France, hoping to book their place in the next round of the competition. PSG are looking to win their third French Cup title in a row, they beat Marseille 4-2 in the final at the Stade de France, their last defeat in this competition came back in January 2014!
Hello and welcome to our LIVE match commentary of the Coupe de France clash between PSG and SC Bastia here at the Parc des Princes.
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