February 14, 1960 – 16are final
Gardanne (D6) – Toulouse (D1): 3-2
Gardanne, the double feat
At ten for almost an hour and twice behind, the Gardanne fans allowed themselves to eliminate Toulouse, then fourth in the First Division. AS Gardanne will fall in the next round against Lille (D2, 1-2) after opening the scoring.
Gardanne fans beat Toulouse, then fourth in D1. (AS Gardanne collection)
February 13, 1982 – 16are final
Sanary (D6) – Montpellier (D1): 0-0, 7-6 on penalties
The success of Sanary
Saved by the crossbar at 117e minute then by a post in additional time of the extension, Sanary is doing on penalties against Montpellier. In the eighth, they will be swept away by Saint-Étienne (6-0) on the accumulation of the two matches.
Sanary supporters. (US Sanary collection)
January 26, 1986 – Round of 32
Evry (D6) – Toulon (D1): 1-0
Évry, head cutter
Faced with all the Toulon stars (Olmeta, Casoni, Paganelli, Émon…), Évry achieved one of the greatest feats in the history of the Coupe de France, by qualifying on the lowest score. The club will be eliminated by FC Tours (D2) in the round of 16.
The Toulonnais Albert Émon surrounded by two amateur players from Évry. (The Team)
January 5, 2019 – 32are final
Viry-Châtillon (D6) – Angers (D1): 1-0
Viry-Châtillon creates the surprise by beating Angers, resident of L1. A feat all the tastier for the Ile-de-France club, demoted sportingly then administratively the previous summer. The dream ends in the next round against Caen (0-6).
The Angevin Angelo Fulgini in the duel against the player of Viry-Châtillon, Mahamadou Sacko. (Aude Alcover/Icon Sport/Icon Sport)