Candidate for the title, Monaco took the best Saturday against FC Metz (4-0), at the Louis-II stadium, in the opening match of the 31st day of Ligue 1.
Monaco puts pressure on the competition. In the race for the title, ASM did not miss the opportunity to dominate FC Metz after a one-way meeting (4-0), this Saturday at Louis-II, as part of the 31st Ligue 1 day.
After a scoreless first period but rich in frank situations, the Principality club opened the scoring on a penalty transformed from the right by Cesc Fabregas (50th), after a foul by Lorraine goalkeeper Marc-Aurèle Caillard on Stevan Jovetic. In the process, Kevin Volland took advantage of a great breakthrough from Eliot Matazo to drive the point home with a strike from the left (52nd). Entered into play, Wissam Ben Yedder offered himself a double (77th, 88th on penalty) against visitors who played the last moments at ten for an expulsion of John Boye.
With 62 points, the formation of Niko Kovac temporarily climbs to third place with two points ahead of Olympique Lyonnais, traveling to Lens from 9 p.m., and comes a length of Lille and Paris Saint-Germain, opposite at 5 p.m. at the Parc des Princes. For their part, the Garnets of Frédéric Antonetti are ninth with 42 units.