Bordeaux’s Yohann Gourcuff held up the French league trophy during a parade in Bordeaux, France, in May. Nicolas Tucat/Associated Press
From The New York Times:
On Saturday afternoon in Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, F.C. Girondins de Bordeaux, the champion of France’s Ligue 1, defeated En Avant Guingamp, the first team from the second division to win the French Cup in several decades, by 2-0 in their face-off (figuratively in the capital of Canadian ice hockey) in a meaningful match far from home — the French Champions Trophy.
Bordeaux’s Argentine striker Fernando Cavenaghi scored 38 minutes into the match and Fernando, a midfielder from Brazil, slotted home a free kick by Yoann Gourcuff near the end.
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