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Pau's Senegalian Sabaly Cheikh Tidiane (right) drives the ball during the French Cup football match between FC Pau and Girondins de Bordeaux at the Stade du Hameau Stadium in Pau, southwestern France, on January 16, 2020.-AFP

PARIS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - French third division side Pau pulled off a remarkable 3-2 win after extra-time over top-flight Girondins de Bordeaux on Thursday to reach the last 16 of the French Cup.

Senegalese winger Mamadou Lamine Gueye struck the decisive goal in the 117th minute, giving Pau the lead for the third time in the game.

Pau broke the deadlock midway through the first half through Moustapha Name while Yankuba Jarju restored their advantage right before halftime after an equaliser by Bordeaux’s Josh Maja.

Pau's Senegalian Sabaly Cheikh Tidiane (left) drives the ball during the French Cup football match between FC Pau and Girondins de Bordeaux at the Stade du Hameau Stadium in Pau, southwestern France, on January 16, 2020.-AFP

Bordeaux striker Nicolas de Preville forced the extra period with a goal in the 82nd minute but Pau, who are fourth in France’s Championnat National, outlasted the Ligue 1 side to pull off the latest in a long line of upsets in the competition.-Reuters

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