Brandao fired Marseille into the Coupe de la Ligue final for the third season running as they beat Nice 2-1 tonight to set up a clash with Lyon.
Lyon edged out Lille 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue as both teams finished the game with 10 men.
Mathieu Valbuena scored a double as Marseille cruised into the semi-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue with a 3-0 away win over Caen.
Two penalties helped underdogs Djion to condemn PSG to an early exit from the Coupe de la Ligue, as they came back from two goals down to seal a stunning 3-2 comeback.
Bordeaux were knocked out of the Coupe de la Ligue third round after going down 3-1 at Ligue 1 rivals St Etienne.
Lorient edged an entertaining tussle to beat Guingamp in extra-time and seal a fourth-round spot in the Coupe de la Ligue.
Holders Olympique Marseille will face Montpellier in the Coupe de la Ligue final after a 2-0 win over Auxerre on Wednesday night.
Olivier Giroud struck three minutes before the end of extra-time to send Montpellier to the final of the Coupe de la Ligue with a 1-0 victory over 10-man Paris St Germain.
Auxerre progressed to the last four of the Coupe de la Ligue with a 2-0 win over St Etienne at the Stade de l'Abbe-Deschamps.
Struggling French side Lyon will stick with under-pressure coach Claude Puel despite Wednesday night's Coupe de la Ligue defeat to Paris St Germain.