Rothen & Makelele to miss PSG Cup tie

PARIS - Paris St Germain midfielders Jerome Rothen and Claude Makelele will miss the French Cup last-32 tie at fourth division Ajaccio GFCO on Sunday.

Rothen has a thigh problem while Makelele has a back injury, the Ligue 1 club said on their website on Saturday.

Maxime Partouche will replace Rothen but PSG did not disclose who would come in for Makelele.