AS Monaco are really struggling at the start of the season. Currently 14th in the standings, the Principality club lost on Saturday at home against Olympique de Marseille.
AS Monaco is still gloomy against Marseille
New underperformance for AS Monaco. Third in Ligue 1 last season, the Principality club are struggling at the start of the season. On Saturday, ASM suffered its third defeat of the season after 5 days of the championship. The princely club lost (0-2) to Louis II against Olympique de Marseille. Deprived of Dimitri Payet, his man in good shape at the start of the season, the Marseille club relied on Bamba Dieng. The young Senegalese striker went there for his double to offer victory to OM. For Niko Kovac, this result is deserved for the visitors.
Niko Kovac’s cold observation after Marseille
For the Croatian technician, the bill would even have been saltier against Olympique de Marseille. The AS Monaco coach also recognizes that his team is still far from the level shown last season. The coach of the club of the Rock nevertheless ensures not to be worried. “We may be that things will be easier than last season, but we have to roll up our sleeves […] It was not our game. They deserved their victory. Today, it could have been 3 or 4-0. Compliments to them. We must increase our qualities as soon as possible […] I’m not worried, it’s the whole thing that needs to be improved, ”said Niko Kovac after the meeting. Beaten by Marseille, ASM plays the Austrians from Sturm Graz on Thursday in the Europa League. Louis II’s resident will then challenge OGC Nice on the next day of Ligue 1 Uber Eats.