ESA Linas-Montlhery were handed a bitter-sweet defeat when they played PSG and lost 0-6 in the French Cup. ESA Linas-Montlhery is made up of die-hard Paris Saint-Germain fans who reveled in the opportunity to play side by side with their heroes.
ESA Linas-Montlhery is a third-tier team that was drawn to play off against PSG in the French cup.
Surprisingly the third-tier team put up a decent fight as Paris Saint-Germain were only able to penetrate through their defence and score their first goal 30 minutes into the first half.
Adil Aouchiche scored for PSG int he 30th minute of play putting the visitors in the lead.
Edinson Cavani scored the next two goals for PSG, the first in the 40th minute of play and the second after the halftime break in the 60th minute of play.
Pablo Sarabia was next up for PSG also putting away 2 goals for the visitors in the 63rd and 68th minute of play. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting wound things up for the visitors scoring in the 87th minute and giving PSG aa 0-6 win over ESA Linas-Montlhery.
Linas-Montlhery missed an opportunity to equalize after PSG scored their first goal when they awarded a penalty after Issa Cisse was brought down in the penalty box. Unfortunately, Sergio Rico saved the penalty kick from Kanoute.
ESA Linas-Montlhery are an amateur team combining representative from 2 towns on the southern outskirts of Paris, namely Linas and Montlhery who have a combined population around 7,000 people.
The home team is so lowly ranked they do not have a Wikipedia page and include a plumber and pharmacist in their squad.
Even with the 0-6 outcome, Linas-Montlhery put up a good game and PSG played as though playing any other professional team in the cup with PSG coach adding:
“We played seriously and with humility,”