AS Monaco won against Montpellier (3-1), this Sunday afternoon at Louis II, on behalf of the 11th day of Ligue 1.
The match: 3-1
Three days after their success on the lawn of PSV Eindhoven (1-2) in the Europa League, the Monegasques lived a quiet afternoon under the sun of the Principality. Dominators in all areas, the teammates of Kevin Volland, scorer and decisive passer (see below), suffocated Montpellier who were slow to wake up.
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Ideally launched by the German international scorer on a perfect serve from Caio Henrique (1-0, 12 ′), AS Monaco doubled the bet through Wissam Ben Yedder on a pass from Kevin Volland (2-0 , 17 ′). Back from the locker room, Gelson Martins accentuated the advantage of ASM (3-0, 62 ′). At the end of the game, Montpellier reduced the score on a penalty from Téji Savanier following a foul by Strahinja Pavlovic (3-1, 81 ′). If the players of La Paillade pushed to return to the score, the Monegasques did not give up to win their fifth victory of the season.
The player: Volland stands out
Sparkling and decisive in the first half, the former Bayern striker Leverkusen had a full game. Author of his third but of the season (12 ′), Kevin Volland perfectly served Wissam Ben Yedder on the second Monegasque goal (17 ′). A return of the duo “Yederland” which does the greatest good to AS Monaco.
The number: 4
Like the number of assists distributed by Caio Henrique since the start of the season with this careful pass to Kevin Volland on the opener.
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The statement: “This victory is important”
“On a very good match, welcomed Wissam Ben Yedder after the meeting. We managed to increase the tone from the start, by putting a lot of rhythm. The two goals we scored at the start of the game destabilized them. We were a little scared at the end, but at the finish, this victory is important. Niko Kovac? He doesn’t let go, that’s his character, he pushes us all the time (to smile). ”
Faithful supporters of AS Monaco
As in most home games this season, President Dmitry Rybolovlev followed his team’s performance from his dressing room, accompanied by his daughter Ekaterina with her husband Juan Sartori, and the Vice President General Manager Oleg Petrov and the Director sportsman Paul Mitchell.
Among the less accustomed to the Stade Louis II, this Sunday afternoon we counted nearly 900 young players from amateur clubs of the Côte d’Azur Football District, residents of the Hector Otto Foundation and children of Saint-Martin. -Vesubia. Some of these guests are even shared with the jerseys of several players, such as Sofiane Diop, Ismail Jakobs or even Captain Wissam Ben Yedder.
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