Key Stats: Paris-Rennes French Cup

History, stakes and keys to the match. Check out all the main figures ahead of the Coupe de France semi-final between Paris Saint-Germain and Stade Rennais, on Wednesday 3 April at 21:10 at the Parc des Princes.

In the 62 Coupe de France matches played since the start of the 2011-2012 season, Paris Saint-Germain have only failed to score on one occasion: against OGC Nice (0-0, 5-6 on penalties) in the Round of 16 of the competition on 31 January 2022.
Kylian Mbappé scored at least one goal in the first four rounds of the Coupe de France (Round of 32 to quarter-finals). If he scores against Rennes, the Parisian number 7 will equal Pablo Sarabia's club record, after scoring in 5 consecutive matches (Round of 32 to semi-finals) in 2019-2020.
This will be the 6th encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Rennes in the Coupe de France. Paris have come out on top on 4 occasions: 2-0 (1980-1981) and 3-1 (1994-1995) in the Round of 32, 4-0 (2016-2017) in the Round of 16, 6-1 (2017-2018) in the Round of 32, before losing in the final of the competition in 2018-2019 (2-2, after extra time, 5-6 on penalties).
Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria are the top scorers against Rennes, with 7 goals scored. They sit ahead of Kylian Mbappé, Neymar Jr and Dominique Rocheteau (6 goals), Pedro Miguel Pauleta, Nenê and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (4 goals).
It's been 17 competitive matches unbeaten since the start of 2024 for Paris - a new record for Les Rouge et Bleu.
Paris Saint-Germain will participate in a semi-final of the Coupe de France for the 22nd time in the club's history since 1970, boasting an exceptional record at this stage of the competition with 19 consecutive wins and only 2 eliminations, the last one coming in 1986.
Paris Saint-Germain are on a streak of 25 competitive matches without defeat (18 wins and 7 draws) since the loss against AC Milan (1-2) on 7 November. It's the third-longest run in a season in the club's history, behind the 37 matches in 1993-1994 and the 26 matches in 1985-1986, a streak that could be equalled against the Bretons.
Paris-Rennes is also a classic for Les Rouge et Bleu since 2011: 30 matches in total (25 league matches, 3 in the Coupe de France, 1 in the Coupe de la Ligue and 1 Trophée des Champions). The Breton club will become the most frequent opponent for Les Parisiens, tied with Marseille (31 matches), with a record of 18 wins, 5 draws and 7 defeats.
32 players have worn the shirt of both clubs: Jocelyn Angloma, Sylvain Armand, Claude Arribas, Hatem Ben Arfa, Daniel Bernard, Grégory Bourillon, Louis Cardiet, César, Clément Chantôme, Edouard Cissé, Stéphane Dalmat, Ousmane Dembélé, Kaba Diawara, Nicolas Douchez, Mevlüt Erding, Louis Floch, Franck Gava, Yannick Guillochon, Arnaud Kalimuendo, Bernard Lama, Gérard Lanthier, Jérôme Leroy, Stéphane Mahé, François M’Pelé, Guy Nosibor, Grégory Paisley, Albert Poli, Philippe Redon, Christophe Revault, Jocelyn Rico, Bruno Roux and Jean-Luc Vasseur.
With 35 goals to his name, Kylian Mbappé is Paris Saint-Germain's top scorer in the Coupe de France. He sits ahead of François M’Pelé (28 goals), Edinson Cavani, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Pedro Miguel Pauleta (16 goals each), Safet Susic (15 goals), Mustapha Dahleb (14 goals) and Dominique Rocheteau (13 goals).
This will be the 83rd competitive encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Rennes, with Les Parisiens dominating the history books: 42 wins, 18 draws and 22 defeats (this total only includes the matches against Rennes' first team - PSG faced the Bretons' Reserve team in the 1972-1973 season).
98 goals this season for Paris - will they hit the milestone of 100 on wedneday against Rennes?
Tonight, Paris Saint-Germain will play their 255th Coupe de France match, with a record of 182 wins, 30 draws, and 42 defeats, making a win percentage of 71%. Note: a defeat on penalties is statistically considered as a draw.

Neymar Jr  v. Rennes (1-6), 07/01/2018

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