2015–16 Coupe de la Ligue

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2015–16 Coupe de la Ligue
Country  France
Dates 11 August 2015 – 23 April 2016
Champions PSG
Runners-up Lille
Matches played 43

The 2015–16 Coupe de la Ligue was the 22nd French league cup competition. The competition was organized by the Ligue de Football Professionnel and was open to the 44 professional clubs in France that are managed by the organization.[1]

Paris Saint-Germain were the two-time reigning champions, having defeated Bastia 4–0 in the previous season's final and their win in this competition 2-1 against Lille put the club at six wins, extending their record.

First round

First round matches were held over 1 day; 11 of August 2015. The 12 winners secured places in the second round. All times in Central European Time.

Second round

The round featured the 12 winners of the first-round matches. The matches were held over 1 day; 25 of August 2015. The 6 winners secured places in the third round. All games in Central European Time.

Third Round

The Third Round, also known as the Round of 32, featured the 6 winners of the second round matches in addition to 14 Ligue 1 clubs who were not participating in the European competitions. The matches were played 27 and 28 October 2015, and 25 November 2015. All games in Central European Time.

Round of 16

The Fourth Round, also known as the Round of 16, featured the 10 winners of the third round matches in addition to 6 Ligue 1 clubs who were participating in the European competitions. The matches were played on 15 and 16 December 2015.

Quarter-finals

The Fifth Round, also known as the quarter-finals, featured the 8 winners of the Round of 16 matches. The four matches were played on 12 and 13 January 2016.

Semi-finals

The semi-finals were drawn after the quarter-finals and were played on 26 and 27 January 2016.[2][3]

Final

See also

References

  1. "Le programme de 1er tour". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 18 July 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. http://www.psg.fr/fr/Actus/003001/Article/73858/Paris-recevra-Toulouse-en-demi-finales
  3. http://www.lfp.fr/coupeLigue/tirageAuSort?tour=T98

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