Paris Saint-Germain's Javier Pastore said the Ligue 1 champions' Coupe de la Ligue victory would "put a smile back on our faces" after their UEFA Champions League exit while LOSC Lille man Sofiane Boufal claimed his side could have won.
LOSC Lille coach Frédéric Antonetti believes his in-form side can beat defending champions Paris Saint-Germain in Saturday's Coupe de la Ligue final, but he admits his side will need to play out of their skins to do so.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc hopes that his side can mobilise and defend their Coupe de la Ligue title against a Lille side he respects immensely; Blaise Matuidi explained that motivation is not a problem for PSG.
In late November, Lille were in the relegation zone and the doldrums. Fast forward five months and they are pushing for Europe on two different fronts. We caught up with the man responsible: coach Frédéric Antonetti.
|2016||Paris Saint-Germain||LOSC||2 - 1|
|2015||Paris Saint-Germain||SC Bastia||4 - 0|
|2014||Paris Saint-Germain||Olympique Lyonnais||2 - 1|
|2013||AS Saint-Etienne||Stade Rennais FC||1 - 0|
|2012||Olympique de Marseille||Olympique Lyonnais||1 - 0a.e.t.|
|2011||Olympique de Marseille||Montpellier Hérault SC||1 - 0|
|2010||Olympique de Marseille||Girondins de Bordeaux||3 - 1|
|2009||Girondins de Bordeaux||Vannes OC||4 - 0|