There is always a large contingent from Ligue 1 at the African Cup of Nations and it has been no different this year. Ligue1.com looks at some of those who have made an impact on the competition in Gabon.
A re-jigged Paris Saint-Germain beat Rennes 4-0 to qualify for the last 16; AS Monaco edged a nine-goal thriller against minnows side FC Chambly. Angers beat Caen and Guingamp won through; Nancy and Sainté crashed out.
PSG boss Unai Emery was thrilled with his side's 4-0 qualification for the last 16 at the expense of Rennes, while Monaco's Leonardo Jardim hailed his youngsters after the 5-4 (a.e.t.) win over Chambly.
As Dimitri Payet made his second Marseille debut, it was defender Doria who starred with an extra-time wonder-goal that clinched a 2-1 victory over Olympico rivals Lyon - and a place in the round of 16.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has called for his team to start reproducing their fine home form on their travels after they began their defence of the Coupe de France with a 7-0 mauling of SC Bastia. Reactions...