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PSG 0-2 Monaco: Monaco squeeze past PSG in 2-0 victory at Parc Des Princes

Photo Credit: AP

Technical card:
PSG: Keylor Navas, Alessandro Florenzi, Marquinhos, Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa, Leandro Paredes (Danilo Pereira, min.73), Ander Herrera (Marco Verratti, min.55), Idrissa Gueye (Rafinha, min.55), Moise Kean, Mauro Icardi (Julian Draxler, min.73) and Kylian Mbappe
Monaco: Benjamin Lecomte, Axel Disasi, Benoit Badiashile, Guillermo Maripan, Caio Henrique, Ruben Aguilar (Djibril Sidibe, min.80), Aurelien Tchouameni, Youssouf Fofana, Sofiane Diop (Aleksandr Golovin, min.80), Kevin Volland (Fode Toure, min.90) and Wissam Ben Yedder (Stevan Jovetic, min.71)
Stadium: Parc Des Princes
Goals: Sofiane Diop (0-1, min. 6) and Guillermo Maripan (0-2, min. 51)

Monaco beat PSG with a thumping 2-0 victory on Sunday at Parc Des Princes. PSG were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games in the league. The most recent was against the Nice at home (2-1), the other to Marseille away (2-0). Monaco are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. As the table looks today, PSG and Monaco currently occupy 3rd and 4th spots in the league, with 54 points and 52 points respectively after 26 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Monaco, following a goal from Sofiane Diop after only 6 minutes and managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Monaco staged a comeback in the second half, with Guillermo Maripan opening the scoring in the 51st minute. The game ended with a 2-0 victory for Monaco.

For PSG Rafinha, Marco Verratti, Julian Draxler and Danilo Pereira came on for Idrissa Gueye, Ander Herrera, Mauro Icardi and Leandro Paredes, while Monaco brought on Stevan Jovetic, Djibril Sidibe, Aleksandr Golovin and Fode Toure to replace Wissam Ben Yedder, Ruben Aguilar, Sofiane Diop and Kevin Volland.

There were bookings for Idrissa Gueye, Presnel Kimpembe, Leandro Paredes and Kylian Mbappe from PSG and Aurelien Tchouameni for Monaco.

PSG will next play Dijon away, with Monaco facing Brest at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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