Monaco humbled at home by Troyes, Lyon continue strong start
Leagues: Ligue Un

Monaco humbled at home by Troyes, Lyon continue strong start

Paris (AFP) – Monaco's stuttering start to the Ligue 1 season continued with a surprise 4-2 home defeat against Troyes on Wednesday, while Lyon moved up to fourth by beating Auxerre. Philippe Clement's Monaco have only mustered five points from five matches so far this term after last weekend's impressive draw at Paris Saint-Germain proved […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 91 days ago

Monaco humbled at home by Troyes, Lyon continue strong start

Paris (AFP) – Monaco's stuttering start to the Ligue 1 season continued with a surprise 4-2 home defeat against Troyes on Wednesday, while Lyon moved up to fourth by beating Auxerre. Philippe Clement's Monaco have only mustered five points from five matches so far this term after last weekend's impressive draw at Paris Saint-Germain proved […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 102 days ago

Marseille win as Monaco humbled by Lens

Paris (AFP) – Marseille continued their unbeaten start to the Ligue 1 season after a late Nicolas Pallois own goal gave them a 2-1 win over Nantes at the Velodrome on Saturday. Alexis Sanchez made his home debut following his recent arrival in Marseille but the Chilean had been substituted by the time the game […]
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Leagues: La Liga

/ 109 days ago

Goalkeeping howler gifts 10-man Monaco draw against Rennes

Paris (AFP) – A horrible mistake by teenage substitute goalkeeper Dogan Alemdar gifted an equaliser to Breel Embolo as Monaco bounced back from their midweek Champions League elimination to draw 1-1 with Rennes in Ligue 1 on Sunday. Alemdar hesitated inside his own six-yard box as he controlled a backpass from Joe Rodon, allowing the […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 116 days ago

Monaco get Ligue 1 season off to winning start

Paris (AFP) – Monaco benefited from a favourable late VAR call to claim a 2-1 win away to Strasbourg in their opening game of the Ligue 1 campaign on Saturday. The principality side were 2-0 up and cruising when Sofiane Diop struck early in the second half to add to Krepin Diatta's magnificent opening goal […]
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Rangers suffer Champions League blow, Monaco held by PSV

Paris (AFP) – Rangers saw their hopes of returning to the Champions League group stage suffer a blow on Tuesday as the Glasgow giants slumped to a 2-0 defeat away to Belgian upstarts Union Saint-Gilloise in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie. French-born Maltese international Teddy Teuma gave the Belgians the lead […]
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Monaco need late equaliser against PSV in Champions League qualifying tie

Paris (AFP) – Monaco needed a late equaliser from centre-back Axel Disasi to draw 1-1 with Ruud van Nistelrooy's PSV Eindhoven in the first leg of their Champions League third qualifying round tie on Tuesday. Disasi prodded home from close range when an Ismail Jakobs free-kick fell to him in the penalty area 10 minutes […]
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/ 200 days ago

Monaco leapfrog Marseille, Bordeaux woes intensify

Paris (AFP) – Marseille slumped to third in the Ligue 1 table after defeat at Rennes on Saturday, while Bordeaux remain on the cusp of relegation after a goalless draw with Lorient. In the penultimate round of matches, Monaco leapfrogged Marseille, 2-0 losers at Rennes, into second with a 4-2 win over Brest. But things […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 213 days ago

Ben Yedder helps Monaco maintain Champions League bid

Paris (AFP) – Captain Wissam Ben Yedder continued his impressive scoring form as Monaco beat Angers 2-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday to boost their chances of reaching the Champions League qualifying rounds next season. Ben Yedder, 31, scored his 21st league goal of the campaign just after the hour mark to reach a career-best […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 224 days ago

Monaco surge towards Europe with fifth straight win

Paris (AFP) – Monaco beat local rivals Nice 1-0 on Wednesday as the resurgent principality side claimed a fifth straight win and moved above their neighbours in the fight for European qualification in Ligue 1. Russia's Aleksandr Golovin scored the only goal of the game in first-half stoppage time in the Cote d'Azur derby, turning […]
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Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 255 days ago

PSG thrashed at Monaco as Mbappe frustrated

Monaco (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain were beaten 3-0 at Monaco on Sunday after a Wissam Ben Yedder double strike, as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe were both booked in a feisty Ligue 1 encounter. PSG remain 13 points clear of Rennes at the top of Ligue 1 after the fourth league defeat of the season for […]
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/ 304 days ago

Fourth-tier Bergerac, Monaco into French Cup quarter-finals

Paris (AFP) – Fourth-tier Bergerac Perigord shocked Ligue 1 strugglers Saint-Etienne 1-0 to book a spot in the French Cup quarter-finals on Sunday and Monaco eliminated top-flight rivals Lens 4-2 in another last-16 clash. Late substitute Romain Escarpit scored a 76th minute winner for the side from Dordogne in south-western France who also claimed the […]
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