ASM – FC Metz. AS Monaco dominates for the moment by 2 to 0 in this shock of Ligue 1, this Sunday, December 5, 2021, against FC Metz. On the other hand, everything remains to be done for the Messins. The players are in the locker room at the Stade Louis II in Fontvieille.
The superiority of AS Monaco is indisputable for the moment: at the end of this first round, possession of the ball is undoubtedly to the advantage of AS Monaco (61% against 39% for FC Metz), who has also created the most serious chances with 3 shots on target against 1 shots on target for FC Metz and which therefore logically lead in this confrontation.
He didn’t tremble. Kevin Volland did not miss this penalty and offers a point to his team. Here we are at 2-0 in this Monaco – Metz!
15:43 – Opportunity for AS Monaco
AS Monaco provides a great opportunity to improve the score while the two teams are at the 44th minute in this 1st half.
The referee signals a penalty in favor of AS Monaco. The score could soon evolve on the side of the Stade Louis II.
After consulting the video for suspicion of fault in the area, Bastein Dechepy is part of his final decision: penalty for AS Monaco!
The game is stopped at the Stade Louis II: the referee hesitates to whistle a penalty for AS Monaco after a contentious gesture in the box and calls on the VAR.
Bastein Dechepy has just signaled an 8th free kick for FC Metz. The accumulation of statistics concerning free kicks is also to its advantage with 8 set pieces against 6 for Messins. The score is still 1-0 in this game
This is a very dangerous free kick for the Messins who are already late on the scoreboard! Bastein Dechepy whistled this 6th set-piece in favor of AS Monaco very close to their goals. We reach the 37th minute of play at the Stade Louis II.
FC Metz gets a free kick in this 1st period, which will be shot in a few moments. Despite their delay in scoring, the Messins have at this stage the ascendancy on set pieces with 7 free kicks against 5 free kicks for their opponents while we are in the 35th minute of play at the Stade Louis II.
Bastein Dechepy whistles a coin kick in favor of FC Metz. Led to the score (1-0) in this 1st half, the visitors will try to put pressure on AS Monaco by bringing size into the penalty area.
Bastein Dechepy has just offered a 5th free kick for AS Monaco. The Monegasques are still led in terms of set pieces, the Messins having a total of 6 free kicks since kick-off. The score is still 1-0 at Fontvieille
AS Monaco won a free kick in the opposing camp which could allow them to have a serious opportunity and to double their gap in this 1st half. We are in the 29th minute of play at the Stade Louis II.
FC Metz gets a free kick in its last entrenchments which will allow it to come true and avoid taking a new but (1-0) in this 1st period. We play the 28th minute of play at the Stade Louis II.
FC Metz is dangerous but the opposing goalkeeper manages to save his camp on this shot as we reach the 27th minute of the game.
AS Monaco thinks of finding the opening but this shot which nevertheless took the path of the frame does not end at the bottom.
Bastein Dechepy mentions an offside against FC Metz, one of the players is in an illegal position. We are at 1 offside for AS Monaco and 1 offside for FC Metz.
An AS Monaco player is sanctioned with an offside and allows the opposing team to revive. We play the 26th minute of play in this game.
Bastein Dechepy signals a room kick in favor of FC Metz. Led to the score (1-0) in this 1st period, the visitors will try to create danger in front of AS Monaco’s goal by bringing size into the penalty area.
AS Monaco’s attempt narrowly failed as we reached the 24th minute of the game.
Interesting possibility for FC Metz: the attempt is framed but the opposing goalkeeper is vigilant and can revive his own.
Here is the equalizer ball! While we are in the 23rd minute of play, Bastein Dechepy whistles a foul against the Monegasques who find themselves stuck in the last meters and will have to push back another opposing action. Huge suspense at the Stade Louis II.
The referee whistles a welcome free kick in favor of Messins who have accumulated in their last 30 meters and could see AS Monaco take off at the end of this opportunity. This free kick will be played in a few seconds.
AS Monaco have just obtained their third corner in this meeting. The opportunity to take off on the scoreboard (1-0) while we play the 18th minute in Fontvieille?
Bastein Dechepy has just whistled a second free kick in favor of AS Monaco. The Messins have at this stage as many set pieces in their stats. The score is still 1-0 in this game
The referee whistles a saving free kick in favor of Messins who feel besieged in their last 30 meters and can see AS Monaco double their gap at the end of this action. That free kick is going to be hit in a few seconds.