MONACO. Monaco overcome Olympique Lyonnais to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half. It was Monaco to strike first with a goal of B. Badiashile at the 55′. Then G. Maripan scored again for Monaco in the 63′ minute. Eventually, K. Toko Ekambi reduced the distance for Olympique Lyonnais (81′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Olympique Lyonnais was truly better in terms of ball possession (61%).
The match was played at the Stade Louis II. stadium in Monaco on Sunday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Clément Turpin who was helped by Cyril Gringore and Nicolas Danos. The 4th official was Nicolas Rainville. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 23.6 degrees Celsius or 74.39 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 73%.
Olympique Lyonnais had a superior ball possession 61% while Monaco was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Olympique Lyonnais was more pushing with 49 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Still, Monaco managed to find the solution to win this match.
Monaco shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Olympique Lyonnais shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.
Monaco received 1 yellow card (A. Golovin). On the other side, Olympique Lyonnais received 2 yellow cards (C. Lukeba and A. Lacazette).
After this match, Monaco will have 11 points like Rennes to remain in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Olympique Lyonnais will stay with 13 points to hold in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Ligue 1, Monaco will host Nantes on the 2nd of October with a 16-5 head to head record in favor of Monaco (8 draws).
Olympique Lyonnais will play away agasint Lens on the 2nd of October with a 11-2 head to head in favor of Olympique Lyonnais (5 draws).
Monaco – Formation
Monaco started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Philippe Clement decided to play with the following team: Alexander Nübel, Axel Disasi , Guillermo Maripán , Benoît Badiashile , Vanderson , Youssouf Fofana , Mohamed Camara , Caio Henrique , Krépin Diatta , Breel Embolo and Aleksandr Golovin .
The home team had on the bench: T. Minamino, Malang Sarr, Ruben Aguilar , Ismail Jakobs , Wissam Ben Yedder , Gelson Martins , Thomas Didillon, Maghnes Akliouche and Jean Lucas.
Monaco could not rely on the presence of R. Aguilar (injured).
Monaco made 5 changes: G. Maripan for M. Sarr (68′), Vanderson for R. Aguilar (72′), A. Golovin for I. Jakobs (86′), A. Golovin for I. Jakobs (86′) and K. Diatta for G. Martins (87′).
Best player: Caio Henrique
The player that probably impressed the most for Monaco was Caio Henrique even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 24 passes (70% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6. He performed 4 crosses.
Olympique Lyonnais – Formation
Olympique Lyonnais started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Peter Bosz played with: Anthony Lopes, Malo Gusto , Thiago Mendes , Castello Lukeba , Nicolás Tagliafico , Corentin Tolisso , Johann Lepenant , Maxence Caqueret , Tetê , Alexandre Lacazette and Karl Toko Ekambi .
They had on the bench: Houssem Aouar, Bradley Barcola, Jeff Reine-Adélaïde, Moussa Dembélé , Rayan Cherki , Henrique, Rémy Riou, Romain Faivre and Damien Da Silva.
Olympique Lyonnais made 4 changes: M. Caqueret for M. Dembele (62′), T. Mendes for R. Cherki (75′), J. Lepenant for J. Reine-Adelaide (75′) and C. Tolisso for R. Faivre (83′).
Best player: Rayan Cherki
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Olympique Lyonnais was Rayan Cherki.
His rating iswith 15 passes (86% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 1. He performed 4 crosses.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 75′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ligue 1.