Abidal dismayed by Coupe de France exit

The 34-year-old was among the starters as Claudio Ranieri's charges slipped to a 3-1 semi-final defeat after extra time against Ligue 1 strugglers Guingamp at the Stade du Roudourou.

Monaco - who sit second in Ligue 1 - had started the game as strong favourites against 17th-placed Guingamp, but failed to live up to expectations in a lacklustre showing.

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