The Monaco club recently found its way to success after a mixed start to the season. Starting with a 1-0 home win over Sturm Graz in the Europa League, Monegasque are unbeaten in six straight games – a streak that is now coming to a close.
Niko Kovac’s team had to admit defeat against Olympique Lyon in the 10th round of Ligue 1 away from home 2-0.
Monaco goalkeeper Alexandre Noble could save the hosts’ best chance, Karl Toko Ekambi’s header, on the goal line in the first half. In the second half, Lyon can break: Axel Desassi commits a foul in his team’s penalty area. Toko Ekambi steps up and safely uses the next penalty (74th). Jason Denayer puts the cap on in the final stage (90).
Monaco holds 14 points from ten matches, which currently means seventh place. Thursday (from 9 pm in LIVE-tape) Goes to Monaco in the European League against PSV Eindhoven. Lyon is in fifth place with 16 points.
Lille is subject to Clermont Foot
Salzburg’s Champions League opponent, Lille or SC, was also playing on Saturday. Last year’s champion lost 0-1 away at Claremont Foot. Vital Nesimba (32) scored the decisive goal.
Lille are on points with Monaco in the table, but are only ninth because of the worst goal difference. Claremont Foot is in eleventh place with 13 points.
The Great Danes will receive it next Wednesday (from 9 pm on LIVE-tape) with Sevilla in the Champions League.
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