French Ligue 1
Lorient2Monaco2

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

  • 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

  • 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

Match ends, Lorient 2, Monaco 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lorient 2, Monaco 2.

Foul by Anthony Martial (Monaco).

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

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

Foul by Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient).

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

Substitution

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

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.

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

Foul by Grégory Bourillon (Lorient).

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.

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.

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

Foul by Grégory Bourillon (Lorient).

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

Foul by Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient).

Foul by Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco).

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

Hand ball by Nabil Dirar (Monaco).

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

Foul by Jérémie Aliadière (Lorient).

Substitution

Substitution, Monaco. Anthony Martial replaces Emmanuel Rivière.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Gilles Sunu replaces Yann Jouffre because of an injury.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Yann Jouffre (Lorient) because of an injury.

Foul by Valere Germain (Monaco).

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

Attempt saved. Geoffrey Kondogbia (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by João Moutinho.

Booking

Grégory Bourillon (Lorient) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Grégory Bourillon (Lorient).

Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Yann Jouffre (Lorient).

Goal!

Goal! Lorient 2, Monaco 1. Jérémie Aliadière (Lorient) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Vincent Aboubakar.

Attempt saved. Grégory Bourillon (Lorient) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Lorient. Sadio Diallo replaces Alain Traoré.

Offside, Lorient. Vincent Aboubakar tries a through ball, but Kévin Monnet-Paquet is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Emmanuel Rivière (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lucas Ocampos.

Foul by Fabinho (Monaco).

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 1st February 2014

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

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