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French Striker Kylian Mbappe was sent off for an offensive tackle late in extra time. Paris Saint-Germain was defeated by Rennes in Saturday’s French Cup final. They lost 6-5 on penalties after a dramatic game finished 2-2 at the end of extra time.

Substitute Christopher Nkunku blazed an instant-death spot-kick over the bar in the shootout. It sparked scenes of joy among the Rennes fans at the Stade de France. They have won the first trophy in almost half a century. They had seen Dani Alves and Neymar give Ligue 1 champions PSG a 2-0 lead midway through the first half.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">🎙️💬 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SRFCPSG?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#SRFCPSG</a><a href="https://twitter.com/TTuchelofficial?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@TTuchelofficial</a>: "It was a great disappointment. We have not shown the mentality necessary to win this game." <a href="https://t.co/ejdC3z7ZQ1">pic.twitter.com/ejdC3z7ZQ1</a></p>— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) <a href="https://twitter.com/PSG_English/status/1122423959180468224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 28, 2019</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Thomas Tuchel’s side seemed poised to wrap up a domestic double, but Presnell Kimpembe’s own goal just before the break gave Rennes hope. Edson Mexer directed them to level in the 66th minute to take a gripping final. The match was attended by President Emmanuel Macron took extra time.

Penalties were already emerging when Mbappe was shown a straight red card by referee Ruddy Buquet for a terrible challenge on Damien Da Silva near the corner flag. The France star caught the Rennes defender on the knee with his studs. He can expect a lengthy ban as a result.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Neymar appeared to strike a fan in the face after PSG's stunning loss to Stade Rennais on penalties in the Coupe de France final.</p>— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) <a href="https://twitter.com/SkyFootball/status/1122453027699548160?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 28, 2019</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Without him, PSG fell short of securing the double in Tuchel’s first season in charge, which will also be remembered for their Champions League exit to Manchester United in the last 16.

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