With runaway wins to end 2016 and begin 2017, it's imperative that Paris Saint-Germain keep their momentum against Metz in the Coupe de la Ligue.
Monaco needed a late equaliser and some good fortune in a shootout to beat Sochaux in the Coupe de la Ligue quarterfinals, while Nancy saw off Nantes.
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak was pleased with his showing in the 3-1 Coupe de la Ligue round-of-16 win over Lille.
Lucas responded to being benched at the weekend by delivering a brace in Paris Saint-Germain's 3-1 Coupe de la Ligue win over Lille on Wednesday.
Coupe de la Ligue holders Paris Saint-Germain are through to the quarterfinals after a 3-1 victory over Lille.
Sochaux stunned Marseille to reach the Coupe de la Ligue quarterfinals with a 4-3 penalty shootout win following a 1-1 draw.