ES Setif qualified for the quarter-finals of the Algerian Football Cup, beating USM Alger 3-1 at Stade 8-May-1945 in Setif.
The Setifians opened the mark by Bedrane in the third minute of play following a free kick by Captain Djabou.
After the break, the USMA equalized on a penalty converted by Cherifi (49 ').
The Usmistes' joy was short-lived as two minutes after left-back Ferhani gave the ESS the lead (51 '), before Djabou (79') worsened the score and finally buried the hopes of the Reds and Black, on a free kick that surprised the defense and goalkeeper Zemmamouche.
ES Setif will face in the quarter-finals the USM Annaba who beat CAB Bordj Bou Arreridj (3-1) on Monday.
A little earlier, the Paradou AC had validated his ticket to the quarterfinals for the third time in his history by winning against USM El-Harrach on the score of 3-0.
The goals of the match were scored by Naidji (53 '), Loucif (90' + 1) and Benayad (90 '+ 4).
Paradou AC will face in the quarterfinals JSM Bejaia who qualified Monday by dominating the CRM Bouguirat (4-1).