AS Monaco continues in Toulouse
AS Monaco won this Sunday afternoon (0-2) on the lawn of Toulouse FC. The Monegasques are approaching the podium.
The game: 0-2
AS Monaco continues its rise in the standings. After a balanced first period, Philippe Clément’s men made the difference in the second period. Already a scorer against Angers, Aleksandr Golovin opened the scoring with a curling shot that left the Toulouse goalkeeper no chance (0-1, 46′).
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Lined up from the start, Takumi Minamino a few minutes more perfectly served Breel Embolo, header scorer (2-0, 60′) and author of his seventh goal of the season. A victory that allows Axel Disasi’s teammates to put the pressure on and get a little closer to the podium. Next meeting for ASM, next Sunday (8:45 p.m.) against Olympique de Marseille for the last match before the World Cup.
The player: Golovin shines again
The Russian international has been performing well this season. Regular, spared from injury, Aleksandr Golovin is the team’s metronome. And the Monegasque playmaker proved it again against Toulouse. With a sublime but which allowed his people to unlock the game and many chances in the first half, Golovin was dangerous in all his situations.
With a “Golo” in this form, AS Monaco can have great ambitions. That’s good, just before the truce, a clash against Olympique de Marseille looms on the horizon. A new opportunity to shine for the Russian?
The phrase: “A victory that feels good”
Kevin Volland : “It feels good to win before the shock that awaits us next week against Olympique de Marseille. We knew that he had lost only one defeat in the league against Paris Saint-Germain at home this season. We managed to score at the right time. »