Monaco 4 – Metz 0: The Maroons lose in 5 star performance at the Stade Louis II

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AS Mónaco beats FC Metz 4-0 on Sunday at the Stade Louis II. Monaco were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Metz had lost their previous match against Montpellier. As it stands, Monaco are in 6th place on the table and has 26 points while Metz sit in 19th with 12 points after 17 matches.

Monaco didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, with an early goal from Sofiane Diop in the 2nd minute. However they weren’t finished yet and Kevin Volland made it 2-0 just before half-time. The first half ended 2-0.

The Monégasques continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Gelson Martins finding the net at the 57 minute mark. Monaco then scored once more and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Wissam Ben Yedder just before the final whistle with a final score of 4-0.

For Monaco, Youssouf Fofana, Wissam Ben Yedder, Aleksandr Golovin, Caio Henrique and Eliot Matazo, came on for Jean Lucas, Myron Boadu, Sofiane Diop, Ismail Jakobs and Kevin Volland. Metz brought on Pape Matar Sarr, Lamine Gueye and Pape Ndiaga Yade, to replace Ibrahima Niane, Opa Nguette and Farid Boulaya.

There were bookings for Kevin Volland from Monaco. For Metz, Dylan Bronn and Boubacar Traore saw yellow.

Monaco will play away against Paris Saint-Germain, while Metz will face FC Lorient at home.

Technical card:
AS Mónaco: Alexander Nubel, Djibril Sidibe, Guillermo Maripan, Axel Disasi, Ismail Jakobs (Caio Henrique, min.66), Sofiane Diop (Aleksandr Golovin, min.59), Kevin Volland (Eliot Matazo, min.73), Aurelien Tchouameni, Jean Lucas (Youssouf Fofana, min.46), Gelson Martins and Myron Boadu (Wissam Ben Yedder, min.59)
FC Metz: Alexandre Oukidja, Dylan Bronn, Kiki, Jemerson, Fabien Centtonze, Vincent Pajot, Boubacar Traore, Thomas Delaine, Opa Nguette (Lamine Gueye, min.71), Ibrahima Niane (Pape Matar Sarr, min.46) and Farid Boulaya (Pape Ndiaga Yade, min.71)
Stadium: the Stade Louis II
Goals: Sofiane Diop (1-0, min. 2), Kevin Volland (2-0, min. 44), Gelson Martins (3-0, min. 57) and Wissam Ben Yedder (4-0, min. 87)

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