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Sochaux 2-2 Monaco

Monaco striker Radamel Falcao in the 2-2 Ligue 1 draw with Sochaux

Monaco missed the chance to return to the top of the Ligue 1 table after surrendering a two-goal lead at struggling Sochaux.

Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco opened the scoring from close range, then punished a weak back pass from Sochaux's Carlao.

Sochaux - in head coach Herve Renard's first game in charge - rallied after the break and gave themselves hope when Cedric Bakambu headed in a corner.

The equaliser came when Joseph Lopy nodded in a poor Monaco clearance.

The result keeps Paris St-Germain in top spot, following their 4-0 thrashing of Bastia on Saturday which featured doubles for strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani.

Sochaux climb off the foot of the table, a point ahead of Valenciennes.

Line-ups

Sochaux

  • 16Pouplin
  • 25Faussurier
  • 29Boumal
  • 8LopyBooked at 75mins
  • 17Peybernes
  • 5da Cruz Júnior
  • 21NogueiraSubstituted forPrcicat 71'minutes
  • 7DiasSubstituted forPoujolat 90+1'minutes
  • 15MayukaSubstituted forCamaraat 65'minutes
  • 22Bakambu
  • 18RoudetBooked at 77mins

Substitutes

  • 1Cros
  • 10Guerbert
  • 13Camara
  • 19Zouma
  • 26Prcic
  • 27Poujol
  • 33Ilaimaharitra

Monaco

  • 1Subasic
  • 2Fabinho
  • 32TisserandSubstituted forLópez Menéndezat 70'minutes
  • 28ToulalanSubstituted forKondogbiaat 62'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 6Carvalho
  • 24Raggi
  • 10Rodríguez
  • 19Obbadi
  • 9FalcaoBooked at 90mins
  • 8João MoutinhoSubstituted forOcamposat 67'minutes
  • 17Ferreira-Carrasco

Substitutes

  • 4López Menéndez
  • 11Ocampos
  • 16Romero
  • 18Germain
  • 20Isimat-Mirin
  • 23Martial
  • 27Kondogbia
Referee:
Olivier Thual
Attendance:
15,041

Match Stats

Home TeamSochauxAway TeamMonaco
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home16
Away12
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Sochaux 2, Monaco 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sochaux 2, Monaco 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Sochaux. Loïc Poujol replaces Rafael Dias.

Booking

Falcao (Monaco) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Falcao (Monaco).

Carlao (Sochaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Booking

Geoffrey Kondogbia (Monaco) is shown the yellow card.

Delay in match Rafael Dias (Sochaux) because of an injury.

Foul by Borja López (Monaco).

Rafael Dias (Sochaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Falcao (Monaco).

Carlao (Sochaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Foul by Mathieu Peybernes (Sochaux).

Hand ball by Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco (Monaco).

Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Julien Faussurier.

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

Foul by Abdoul Camara (Sochaux).

Foul by Borja López (Monaco).

Rafael Dias (Sochaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Sébastien Roudet (Sochaux) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Sébastien Roudet (Sochaux).

Booking

Joseph Lopy (Sochaux) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Joseph Lopy (Sochaux).

Attempt missed. Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco (Monaco) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Lucas Ocampos with a cross.

Lucas Ocampos (Monaco) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Julien Faussurier (Sochaux).

Substitution

Substitution, Sochaux. Sanjin Prcic replaces Vincent Nogueira.

Foul by Falcao (Monaco).

Joseph Lopy (Sochaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Borja López replaces Marcel Tisserand.

Goal!

Goal! Sochaux 2, Monaco 2. Joseph Lopy (Sochaux) header from very close range to the bottom left corner following a corner.

Corner, Sochaux. Conceded by Marcel Tisserand.

Foul by Marcel Tisserand (Monaco).

Abdoul Camara (Sochaux) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Lucas Ocampos replaces João Moutinho.

Hand ball by Carlao (Sochaux).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 20th October 2013

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