French Ligue 1
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Monaco score 95th minute winner to cut PSG's lead

Monaco's French defender Layvin Kurzawa (right) celebrates with midfielder Jeremy Toulalan

Layvin Kurzawa scored in the fifth minute of injury time as Monaco beat Reims to cut Paris St-Germain's lead at the top of Ligue 1 to two points.

Valere Germain headed home to give Monaco the lead but Reims levelled through Prince Oniangue's strike.

Jeremy Toulalan made it 2-1 with his first league goal for 3,429 days before Oniangue smashed in his second.

But with seconds left, Kurzawa gave Monaco the win when he tapped in after James Rodriguez's shot hit the post.

It was the French left-back's fifth goal in nine games for the principality side.

Reims had been reduced to 10 men with eight minutes left when defender Aissa Mandi was show a straight red for a tackle on Kurzawa.

Leaders PSG visit Toulouse on Sunday (13:00 GMT).

Line-ups

Monaco

  • 1Subasic
  • 2Fabinho
  • 3KurzawaBooked at 90mins
  • 28ToulalanBooked at 90mins
  • 6CarvalhoBooked at 90mins
  • 22Abidal
  • 8João Moutinho
  • 10Rodríguez
  • 18GermainSubstituted forBerbatovat 80'minutes
  • 29RivièreSubstituted forOcamposat 61'minutes
  • 27KondogbiaSubstituted forObbadiat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Dirar
  • 11Ocampos
  • 15Berbatov
  • 16Romero
  • 19Obbadi
  • 23Martial
  • 24Raggi

Reims

  • 30Placide
  • 23MandiBooked at 83mins
  • 3Signorino
  • 4Krychowiak
  • 22Tacalfred
  • 25Weber
  • 8Oniangue
  • 24GhisolfiSubstituted forAyitéat 68'minutes
  • 18CourtetSubstituted forCharbonnierat 66'minutes
  • 7FortesSubstituted forTuranat 85'minutes
  • 17AlbækBooked at 70mins

Substitutes

  • 9Atar
  • 14Charbonnier
  • 15Turan
  • 20Ayité
  • 21Ca
  • 27Glombard
  • 50Gassama
Referee:
Antony Gautier
Attendance:
6,127

Match Stats

Home TeamMonacoAway TeamReims
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Monaco 3, Reims 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Monaco 3, Reims 2.

  3. Booking

    Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Monaco 3, Reims 2. Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) left footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    James Rodríguez (Monaco) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Fabinho with a cross.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Mounir Obbadi (Monaco).

  7. Post update

    Mads Albæk (Reims) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ricardo Carvalho with a cross.

  9. Post update

    Offside, Reims. Gaëtan Charbonnier tries a through ball, but Floyd Ayité is caught offside.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Floyd Ayité (Reims).

  12. Booking

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Ricardo Carvalho (Monaco).

  14. Post update

    Mads Albæk (Reims) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Booking

    Jérémy Toulalan (Monaco) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  17. Post update

    Grzegorz Krychowiak (Reims) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Mounir Obbadi (Monaco).

  19. Post update

    Foul by Gaëtan Charbonnier (Reims).

  20. Post update

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

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 21st February 2014

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG25177158164258
2Monaco26168244192556
3Lille25136628161245
4Saint-Étienne25126734231142
5Marseille25117737271040
6Lyon2511774031940
7Reims2610973232039
8Bastia2510693035-536
9Bordeaux249782926334
10Toulouse258982732-533
11Lorient2495103233-132
12Nantes2594122325-231
13Nice2594122330-731
14Montpellier2551463131029
15Rennes2561092830-228
16Guingamp2568112328-526
17Evian Thonon Gaillard2559112441-1724
18Valenciennes2556142440-1621
19Sochaux2546151846-2818
20Ajaccio2528152044-2414
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