French Ligue 1
LorientLorient2MonacoMonaco2

Lorient 2-2 Monaco

Lorient French forward Jeremie Aliadiere (second right) is congratulated by team-mates

Monaco's hopes of challenging Paris St-Germain for the Ligue 1 title suffered a blow with a draw against Lorient.

Lorient, who came into the match in 10th position, took the lead through striker Vincent Aboubakar when he headed in Kevin Monnet-Paquet's cross.

Valere Germain levelled for Monaco with a close-range shot before Jeremie Aliadiere slammed in from inside the area to put the home side ahead again.

With two minutes left, Layvin Kurzawa fired in to salvage a point for Monaco.

The club, owned by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, are five points behind PSG, who defeated Bordeaux 2-0 on Friday.

The top two clash at the Stade Louis II next Sunday.

Line-ups

Lorient

Formation 4-4-2

  • 30Chaigneau
  • 25Gassama
  • 14Guerreiro
  • 6BourillonBooked at 76mins
  • 5Ecuele Manga
  • 24Lautoa
  • 8JouffreSubstituted forSunuat 79'minutes
  • 21TraoréBooked at 26minsSubstituted forDialloat 71'minutes
  • 9Aboubakar
  • 11Aliadiere
  • 22Monnet-PaquetSubstituted forAbdullahat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Reynet
  • 2Koné
  • 7Diallo
  • 13Abdullah
  • 17Baca
  • 18Sunu
  • 19Pelé

Monaco

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Subasic
  • 2FabinhoBooked at 29mins
  • 3Kurzawa
  • 8João Moutinho
  • 24Raggi
  • 22Abidal
  • 27Kondogbia
  • 10RodríguezSubstituted forDirarat 62'minutes
  • 18Germain
  • 29RivièreSubstituted forMartialat 80'minutes
  • 19ObbadiSubstituted forOcamposat 27'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Dirar
  • 11Ocampos
  • 16Romero
  • 17Ferreira-Carrasco
  • 20Isimat-Mirin
  • 23Martial
  • 25Pi
Referee:
Sébastien Desiage
Attendance:
14,050

Match Stats

Home TeamLorientAway TeamMonaco
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home16
Away14
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home13
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lorient 2, Monaco 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lorient 2, Monaco 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Anthony Martial (Monaco).

  4. Post update

    Lamine Gassama (Lorient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Valere Germain (Monaco) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Anthony Martial.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Lorient. Rafidine Abdullah replaces Kévin Monnet-Paquet.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Lorient 2, Monaco 2. Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lucas Ocampos.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Grégory Bourillon (Lorient).

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jérémie Aliadière.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Nabil Dirar (Monaco) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lucas Ocampos with a cross.

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Grégory Bourillon (Lorient).

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

    Foul by Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient).

  18. Post update

    Foul by Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco).

  19. Post update

    Gilles Sunu (Lorient) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Hand ball by Nabil Dirar (Monaco).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 1st February 2014

  • LorientLorient2MonacoMonaco2
  • BastiaBastia3GuingampGuingamp2
  • Evian Thonon GaillardEvian Thonon Gaillard1AjaccioAjaccio1
  • ReimsReims2MontpellierMontpellier4
  • SochauxSochaux1NantesNantes0
  • Saint-ÉtienneSaint-Étienne3ValenciennesValenciennes0

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