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Cup holders Lyon knocked out by minnows Epinal

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Holders Lyon, currently flying high in Ligue 1, were sensationally knocked out of the French Cup on Sunday in a penalty shoot-out with third division club Epinal. 

Epinal's players celebrate after beating Lyon during their French cup football match Epinal (SAS) vs Lyon (OL) at the Colombiere Stadium in Epinal, on January 6, 2013. Holders Lyon, currently flying high in Ligue 1, were sensationally knocked out of the French Cup on Sunday in a penalty shoot-out with third division club Epinal.

The round-of-64 match had ended 3-3 after extra-time, and Epinal went on to spring the biggest upset of the weekend when they beat the seven-time French league champions 4-2 on penalties.

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