Hatem Ben Arfa stars as PSG cruise into French Cup semifinals
Hatem Ben Arfa proved a point to manager Unai Emery with two goals and an assist as Paris Saint-Germain eased into the Coupe de France semifinals with a 4-0 win away to third-division Avranches.
Last week, Ben Arfa posted a video on social networks expressing his frustration at having limited chances at PSG since joining from Nice after netting 17 league goals last season.
His first goal came in the 35th minute from an expertly struck free kick from the right side of the penalty area that fizzed into the top left corner. He tapped in his second in 53rd minute after being set up by Lucas Moura, who himself added the third moments later.
Javier Pastore made it 4-0 after latching onto Ben Arfa's pass and flicking the ball over the goalkeeper.
Having won the Coupe de la Ligue last weekend, PSG remain on course to win the domestic Treble for the third straight season.
Earlier, midfielder Cheikh N'Doye scored the winner midway through the second half as Angers beat Bordeaux 2-1.
Striker Kevin Berigaud gave Angers an eighth-minute lead, which was cancelled out 10 minutes later by midfielder Younousse Sankhare.
Monaco beat Lille 2-1 and 2014 winners Guingamp won 1-0 win away to Frejus Saint-Raphael on Tuesday.