French Ligue 1
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Monaco 2-1 Bordeaux

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Monaco are chasing their first league title since the 1999/2000 season

Monaco opened up a five-point lead over second-placed Nice at the top of Ligue 1 with victory over Bordeaux.

Kylian Mbappe slotted home on 68 minutes, before Joao Moutinho found the top corner with a wonderful curling effort from outside the box just six minutes later.

A mistake by Monaco goalkeeper Danijel Subasic allowed Diego Rolan to pull a goal back for Bordeaux on 84 minutes.

Monaco host Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.

They trail 5-3 from the first-leg in the last-16 tie.

Leonardo Jardim opted to leave top-scorer Radamel Falcao on the bench, but they needed his help to break the deadlock as he set up 18-year-old Mbappe's 10th league goal of the season, shortly after coming on.

But the Colombia striker departed late on clutching his ribs after a heavy challenge from Bordeaux defender Nicolas Pallois.

Nice's draw with Caen on Friday moved them above Paris St-Germain into second place on 63 points.

Unai Emery's third-placed PSG side will hope to bounce back from their 6-1 midweek defeat by Barcelona as they were knocked out of the Champions League, when they face Lorient on Sunday.

Line-ups

Monaco

  • 1Subasic
  • 19Sidibe
  • 25Glik
  • 5de Jesus Nascimento
  • 23Mendy
  • 10Bernardo SilvaSubstituted forBakayokoat 82'minutes
  • 8João Moutinho
  • 2TavaresBooked at 27mins
  • 27LemarSubstituted forFalcaoat 65'minutes
  • 18GermainSubstituted forDirarat 76'minutes
  • 29Mbappe

Substitutes

  • 7Dirar
  • 9Falcao
  • 14Bakayoko
  • 16De Sanctis
  • 24Raggi
  • 33Cardona
  • 38Touré

Bordeaux

  • 16Carrasso
  • 2GajicBooked at 88mins
  • 6Lewczuk
  • 5PalloisBooked at 90mins
  • 3Contento
  • 18Plasil
  • 13Sankhare
  • 23VadaSubstituted forMenezat 76'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 25Silva de OliveiraSubstituted forOunasat 76'minutes
  • 24LabordeSubstituted forRolanat 76'minutes
  • 11Kamano

Substitutes

  • 4Jovanovic
  • 7Menez
  • 8Arambarri
  • 9Rolan
  • 17Ounas
  • 20Sabaly
  • 30Prior
Referee:
Ruddy Buquet
Attendance:
11,009

Match Stats

Home TeamMonacoAway TeamBordeaux
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home10
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Monaco 2, Bordeaux 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Monaco 2, Bordeaux 1.

Attempt missed. Tiemoué Bakayoko (Monaco) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Falcao (Monaco) because of an injury.

Booking

Nicolas Pallois (Bordeaux) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Nicolas Pallois (Bordeaux).

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

Foul by Diego Contento (Bordeaux).

Hand ball by Falcao (Monaco).

Booking

Milan Gajic (Bordeaux) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jérémy Menez (Bordeaux) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Jérémy Menez (Bordeaux).

Goal!

Goal! Monaco 2, Bordeaux 1. Diego Rolan (Bordeaux) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Fabinho (Monaco) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jérémy Menez (Bordeaux).

Attempt saved. Adam Ounas (Bordeaux) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Diego Rolan.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Tiemoué Bakayoko replaces Bernardo Silva.

Offside, Monaco. Nabil Dirar tries a through ball, but Kylian Mbappe is caught offside.

Foul by Kamil Glik (Monaco).

Diego Rolan (Bordeaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bordeaux. Adam Ounas replaces Malcom.

Substitution

Substitution, Bordeaux. Jérémy Menez replaces Valentin Vada.

Substitution

Substitution, Bordeaux. Diego Rolan replaces Gaetan Laborde.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Nabil Dirar replaces Valère Germain.

Goal!

Goal! Monaco 2, Bordeaux 0. João Moutinho (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Bernardo Silva.

Bernardo Silva (Monaco) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Nicolas Pallois (Bordeaux).

Goal!

Goal! Monaco 1, Bordeaux 0. Kylian Mbappe (Monaco) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Falcao following a corner.

Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Igor Lewczuk.

Attempt missed. Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Falcao replaces Thomas Lemar.

Offside, Monaco. Thomas Lemar tries a through ball, but Valère Germain is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Francois Kamano (Bordeaux) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Jaroslav Plasil.

Attempt blocked. João Moutinho (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Bernardo Silva.

Offside, Bordeaux. Valentin Vada tries a through ball, but Francois Kamano is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Kylian Mbappe (Monaco) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Kylian Mbappe (Monaco) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Thomas Lemar with a cross.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Monaco29215384265868
2Nice29189247232463
3Paris St G28195456193762
4Lyon271521055322347
5Marseille29136104337645
6Bordeaux29111083736143
7Saint-Étienne28101083122940
8Guingamp29108113736138
9Rennes2991192833-538
10Nantes29107122743-1637
11Toulouse2899103229336
12Angers29106132838-1036
13Montpellier2989124249-733
14Lille2996142937-833
15Caen2995153148-1732
16Metz2787122651-2531
17Dijon29610133846-828
18Nancy2977151937-1828
19Bastia29510142443-1925
20Lorient2864182857-2922
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