Paris Saint-Germain will face either Nantes or Vitre in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France.

The Ligue 1 leaders avoided Lyon in Thursday's draw, with Bruno Genesio's side to meet Rennes in the other last-four match.

PSG eased past Dijon in the quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday, in which Angel Di Maria scored twice.

They will host the winner of next Wednesday's clash between Nantes and fourth-tier side Vitre, who came from 2-0 down to beat Lyon Duchere 3-2 in the last round.

The matches will take place on April 2 and 3.

Paris Saint-Germain will continue their bid for a fifth straight Coupe de France title with a quarter-final meeting against fellow Ligue 1 side Dijon.

Thomas Tuchel's men reached the last eight with a 3-0 extra-time win over third-tier side Villefranche on Wednesday.

The four-time defending champions and record 12-time winners will host Dijon in the last eight.

The only other all-Ligue 1 tie will see either Guingamp or Lyon, who meet on Thursday, host Caen.

Rennes will host Ligue 2 side Orleans, while fourth-tier outfit Vitre welcome Nantes to the Stade Municipal.

The games are set to be played on February 26 and 27.

Neymar is unlikely to play when Paris Saint-Germain travel to Manchester United in the Champions League next month, according to head coach Thomas Tuchel.

Thomas Tuchel is adamant Paris Saint-Germain can cope without injured stars Marco Verratti and Neymar, even if the Brazilian's problem has left the coach "sad".

Neymar limped out of Wednesday's 2-0 Coupe de France win over Strasbourg after appearing to twist his foot following a robust challenge from midfielder Moataz Zemzemi.

PSG issued a statement on Thursday to confirm Neymar hurt the same metatarsal he broke last February in a Ligue 1 win over Marseille.

As such, the thoughts of fans and pundits alike swiftly turned to PSG's upcoming Champions League last-16 clash with resurgent Manchester United, as Tuchel's men travel to Old Trafford on February 12.

Tuchel remains unclear as to how serious Neymar's injury is, and while he rued the situation, he is confident they can handle it as a squad, with Verratti already out with an ankle issue.

"We will know more [about Neymar's injury] in a week," Tuchel told reporters. "Treatment has started, so we will see how it goes.

"I truly believe that we can handle the situation without Marco and Neymar. It is time to focus on Rennes and nothing else.

"Neymar and Marco are two key players, but we will find solutions – we have a great squad and players who can always make a difference.

"Injuries are bad luck. It hurts when you lose key players, but our staff are very intelligent.

"Marco is mentally strong. He comes [to the training ground] 12 hours every day. For Neymar, it is different.

"He came for some treatment on Friday. He is sad, I am sad too. It is horrible [to have suffered a recurrence], but we tried to avoid talking about his injury and we made him laugh instead.

"They are extraordinary players with great quality. We miss them and have no replacements, so it is a challenge to find solutions. We are a strong squad, though."

One player who could potentially ease the loss of Verratti if he is ruled out for a while is Leandro Paredes.

The Argentina international is close to joining from Zenit, with Tuchel hopeful it can be completed in the next day or so.

"It's not finished, I cannot talk too much about Leandro," Tuchel said. "This transfer must be closed during the weekend. I have to wait."

Paris Saint-Germain's Coupe de France defence will continue with a trip to third-tier Villefranche in the last 16.

Thierry Henry was pleased to see his Monaco side display their battling qualities as they edged into the semi-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue.

Monaco fell behind at Stade Louis II on Wednesday as Rennes netted on the half-hour mark, but the home side pulled level through Rony Lopes shortly after the break.

The game finished 1-1 and, in the ensuing penalty shoot-out, Monaco found themselves at a disadvantage when Youri Tielemans failed with their second kick.

But goalkeeper Loic Badiashile proved the hero - saving three Rennes efforts before dispatching the winning kick himself as Monaco prevailed 8-7 and advanced to a last four that will be missing Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon after their shock exits at the hands of Guingamp and Strasbourg respectively.

"It was difficult for both teams. Rennes had the opportunity to win and so did we. Loic's match was extraordinary and not just during the penalty session," Henry said.

"It's been a long time since we had so few opportunities in a game. For a long time we couldn't find players in the spaces and the opportunity to play between the lines.

"What particularly pleased me tonight is the attitude of the players who have always tried to improve.

"We conceded a goal and we reacted. I liked it, and it's very important. The fans saw a team who fought.

"It is always a satisfaction as a coach to see on the pitch what we have been working on in training. We will not give up. There has been work done, and work that remains to be done."

Monaco return to Ligue 1 action and their battle to avoid relegation when they travel to Marseille on Sunday.

Five Ligue 1 fixtures, including those of champions Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille, have been called off due to anticipated riots in France.

Thomas Tuchel was thrilled with Paris Saint-Germain's reaction to their defeat to Liverpool after the Ligue 1 champions saw off Rennes 3-1.

Neymar denied being angry at being substituted during Paris Saint-Germain's win at Rennes and explained his interaction with a young fan as he made his way from the field.

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar showed his humility as he gifted a young fan his shirt during the 3-1 Ligue 1 victory at Rennes.

Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from their Champions League defeat to Liverpool as the Ligue 1 champions came from behind to beat Rennes 3-1.

Thomas Tuchel has explained Edinson Cavani's withdrawal in Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League defeat to Liverpool was purely tactical, dismissing suggestions of a rift between coach and player. 

Rennes have completed the signing of Hatem Ben Arfa on a free transfer.

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