* Fifth-division Chambery stun Ligue 1 outfit Sochaux
* Hoarau shines as PSG dominate amateurs Martigues
* Lille squeeze past Nantes
(Updates after later matches)
PARIS, Feb 2 Amateur team Chambery continued
their extraordinary French Cup run on Wednesday, defeating
Sochaux 2-1 to knock out a Ligue 1 side for the third match
running and progress to the quarter-finals.
Sochaux, who are 10th in the league, struggled against fifth
division Chambery after demolishing top-flight title outsiders
Stade Rennes 5-1 at the weekend.
The visitors went in front through striker Brown Ideye in
the 21st minute but Chambery, who also beat Brest and Monaco in
the previous rounds, rallied with two second-half goals.
"This reversal of fortune, it was incredible," goalkeeper
Guillaume Bemenou told Eurosport. "At halftime our coach (David
Guion) told us we could not die like that without playing our
Fabien Tissot-Rosset, who installs kitchens for a living,
equalised just after the hour with a volley from a free kick and
Aissa Yahia Bey, a sports educator, grabbed the winner midway
through the second period with a powerful 30-metre strike.
In the dying minutes, Bemenou produced a string of saves to
"It's magnificient, extraordinary!", defender Stephane Roux
cried. "The crowd... it's amazing. Tomorrow I'm telling my boss
I'm sick, I'm going to party." Roux works as a delivery man.
"We were sleeping for half an hour in the second half," said
Sochaux coach Francis Gillot. "We woke up in the last 15 minutes
but it was too late."
France striker Guillaume Hoarau shone for holders Paris St
Germain, hitting a hat-trick in a 4-1 demolition of
"We needed to do the job," Hoarau said. We remained
professional until the end. It is not always easy to face
amateur clubs because they are playing the match of their life."
Ligue 1 leaders Lille squeezed past second-division Nantes
3-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw but top-flight Nancy came
unstuck at home to Ligue 2 Le Mans, losing 2-1.
(Reporting by Diane Falconer, editing by Justin Palmer; To
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