Coupe de la Ligue draw: Monaco-OM tops the bill
Monaco will host OM in the highest-profile clash yielded by Thursday's Coupe de la Ligue round of 16 draw, while minnows Bourg-en-Bresse travel to Ligue 1 Conforama outfit Stade de Reims on the weekend of 29 and 30 October.
Just days after OM's thrilling 4-3 league win victory in Monaco, the draw for the Coupe de la Ligue round of 16 put the south-coast clubs on a collision course once again. They will face off at the Stade Louis-II on the weekend of 29 and 30 October.
The draw also handed minnows Bourg-en-Bresse, who currently sit 14th in the National (D3), a trip to face top-flight club Stade de Reims. The Ligue 1 Conforama clubs currently representing France in European competition will enter the fray in the quarter-finals of the competition that the LFP announced on Wednesday would be sundowned until further notice at the end of the current edition.
Round of 16 fixtures:
FC Nantes - Paris FC (L2)
FC Metz - Stade Brestois 29
AS Monaco - Olympique de Marseille
Stade de Reims - Bourg-en-Bresse (N)
Montpellier Hérault SC - AS Nancy Lorraine (L2)
Le Mans (L2) - OGC Nice
Nîmes Olympique - RC Lens (L2)
Girondins de Bordeaux - Dijon FCO
Amiens SC - Angers SCO
Chamois Niortais (L2) - Toulouse FC