PSG stroll past Dijon into French Cup last four

Neymar in doubt for PSG's Champions League trip to Dortmund – Tuchel

Neymar in doubt for PSG's Champions League trip to Dortmund – Tuchel

French football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) has reached the semi-finals of the French Football Cup.

It was the second remarkable own goal in a week to be scored for PSG, who also saw Lyon's Fernando Marcal slam a stunning effort past his own goalkeeper at the weekend.

As suspense continues to build of Neymar's recovery from a hamstring injury, PSG boss Thomas Tuchel stated that the Brazilian striker may need more time, possibly ruling him out of next week's Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund.

While the away side was far from full strength, with Angel Di Maria and Mauro Icardi on the bench and Neymar not even in the squad, Thomas Tuchel's team did include Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani, who was making his first start in over a month after almost moving to Atletico Madrid in January. "We can't risk his fitness", Tuchel added.

Rennes, which beat PSG in last year's final, advanced on Tuesday.

League leaders PSG illustrated the gulf in class towards the end of the first half as Kylian Mbappe restored their advantage, and defender Thiago Silva struck a third five minutes into the second half. "We will have a strong team, but if we have little doubts, we won't take risks", Tuchel said. "We were also very focused, and battled for second balls", Tuchel said. It is super hard to win at Dijon. We were very focused for 90 minutes with a lot of quality.

Yet with nine minutes left Houssem Aouar collected a reverse pass on the right-hand side of the penalty area before firing home to give the hosts the lead, which they managed to hold despite a late assault by Marseille.

In Thursday's remaining quarterfinal, struggling first-division side Saint-Etienne travels to fourth-tier Epinal, which knocked out Lille in the previous round.

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