French Ligue 1
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Lorient 0-3 Monaco

Radamel Falcao
Radamel Falcao has scored five goals in his last three games for Monaco

Radamel Falcao continued his brilliant season with a goal as Monaco beat Lorient to go top of Ligue 1.

He opened the scoring from six yards out seconds after coming off the bench.

The Colombian, back with Monaco after dreadful loan spells with Manchester United and Chelsea, has now scored nine goals in 11 appearances this season.

Youngsters Thomas Lemar, who made his France debut earlier this week, and Gabriel Boschilia scored free-kicks to seal the win.

Monaco go clear of local rivals Nice, who visit St Etienne on Sunday, on goal difference. Paris St-Germain, champions for the past four years, sit three points off the Cote d'Azur pair.

The next game for Leonardo Jardim's Monaco is at home to Tottenham in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Line-ups

Lorient

  • 16Delecroix
  • 20Moreira
  • 5Toure
  • 24Lautoa
  • 25Le Goff
  • 7Mvuemba
  • 6BellugouSubstituted forBarthelmeat 80'minutes
  • 8Ribeiro Dias
  • 12MoukandjoSubstituted forPhilippoteauxat 70'minutes
  • 10MarveauxSubstituted forAliadiereat 67'minutes
  • 9Waris

Substitutes

  • 1Lamonge
  • 2Rose
  • 4Guendouzi
  • 14Aliadiere
  • 19Philippoteaux
  • 23Fofana
  • 28Barthelme

Monaco

  • 1Subasic
  • 19Sidibe
  • 25Glik
  • 5de Jesus NascimentoBooked at 27mins
  • 23Mendy
  • 10Bernardo SilvaSubstituted forBoschiliaat 89'minutes
  • 2Tavares
  • 14Bakayoko
  • 27Lemar
  • 18GermainSubstituted forCarrilloat 83'minutes
  • 29Mbappe-LottinSubstituted forFalcaoat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Falcao
  • 11Carrillo
  • 16De Sanctis
  • 20Traoré
  • 24Raggi
  • 26Boschilia
  • 35N'Doram
Referee:
Fredy Fautrel
Attendance:
9,574

Match Stats

Home TeamLorientAway TeamMonaco
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home15
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home15
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Lorient 0, Monaco 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lorient 0, Monaco 3.

Goal!

Goal! Lorient 0, Monaco 3. Boschilia (Monaco) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Djibril Sidibe (Monaco) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Maxime Barthelme (Lorient).

Offside, Lorient. Steven Moreira tries a through ball, but Majeed Waris is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Majeed Waris (Lorient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Maxime Barthelme with a cross.

Foul by Kamil Glik (Monaco).

Majeed Waris (Lorient) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Offside, Lorient. Wesley Lautoa tries a through ball, but Majeed Waris is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Boschilia replaces Bernardo Silva.

Thomas Lemar (Monaco) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Steven Moreira (Lorient).

Attempt saved. Falcao (Monaco) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bernardo Silva with a cross.

Attempt saved. Jérémie Aliadière (Lorient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Majeed Waris.

Bernardo Silva (Monaco) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cafú (Lorient).

Attempt blocked. Jérémie Aliadière (Lorient) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Majeed Waris.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Guido Carrillo replaces Valère Germain.

Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Paul Delecroix.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Maxime Barthelme replaces Francois Bellugou.

Falcao (Monaco) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Zargo Toure (Lorient).

Attempt blocked. Wesley Lautoa (Lorient) header from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Arnold Mvuemba with a cross.

Corner, Lorient. Conceded by Fabinho.

Offside, Monaco. Bernardo Silva tries a through ball, but Benjamin Mendy is caught offside.

Djibril Sidibe (Monaco) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Majeed Waris (Lorient).

Foul by Benjamin Mendy (Monaco).

Romain Philippoteaux (Lorient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Tiemoué Bakayoko (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt missed. Majeed Waris (Lorient) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Arnold Mvuemba with a cross following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Romain Philippoteaux replaces Benjamin Moukandjo.

Foul by Benjamin Mendy (Monaco).

Steven Moreira (Lorient) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Jérémie Aliadière replaces Sylvain Marveaux.

Goal!

Goal! Lorient 0, Monaco 2. Thomas Lemar (Monaco) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Tiemoué Bakayoko (Monaco) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Zargo Toure (Lorient).

Attempt blocked. Majeed Waris (Lorient) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Cafú.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 18th November 2016

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Monaco1392239152429
2Nice129212491529
3PSG128222471726
4Lyon137152116522
5Guingamp126331712521
6Rennes126241316-320
7Toulouse125431610619
8Bordeaux125431513219
9Saint-Étienne124621410418
10Angers125251111017
11Dijon123541617-114
12Marseille123541213-114
13Montpellier123541926-714
14Metz124261121-1014
15Caen124171021-1113
16Nantes12336916-712
17Bastia12327912-311
18Lille133191019-910
19Nancy12237719-129
20Lorient132110923-147
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