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15,000 Guingamp fans expected for cup final

Publish on 30/03/2019 at 00h00 - S. WILLIS

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EA Guingamp may hail from a Breton town of little more than 7,000, but more than twice as many fans are expected to attend the Coupe de la Ligue final against RC Strasbourg Alsace.

Fourteen coaches and two trains will carry supporters from Brittany to Lille's Stade Pierre-Mauroy, while fans that cannot make it can attend the gardens of the Guingamp town hall, which has been turned into fanzone that can accommodate a further 5,000.

Giant-killers

Guingamp won the Coupe de France in 2009 and 2014, and having beaten Angers SCO, OGC Nice, Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco to get to the Coupe de la Ligue final, there is real hope that a third trophy inside ten years is in the offing.

Jocelyn Gourvennec's side and Strasbourg - who last won the Coupe de la Ligue in 2005 - drew 1-1 in at the Stade de Roudourou in October, and will meet once again in Ligue 1 Conforama in Week 32 at Le Racing's Stade de la Meinau.