French Ligue 1

Monaco 3-0 Bastia

Monaco players celebrate
Anthony Martial scored twice as Monaco dominated play against nine-man Bastia

Bastia had two players sent off as Monaco prepared for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Arsenal with a comfortable 3-0 victory.

Anthony Martial put the hosts ahead before Drissa Diakite saw red for a foul in the box on Matheus Carvalho.

Layvin Kurzawa's penalty was saved but Monaco doubled their lead before half-time through Carvalho, before Martial pounced again to make it three.

Giovanni Sio was then sent off for a nasty challenge on wing-back Kurzawa.

The result sees Monaco consolidate fourth place in the French table, with Leonardo Jardim's side now three points behind Marseille, who play second-placed Lyon on Sunday.

Arsenal travel to Monaco on Tuesday with a 3-1 deficit from the first leg in north London in February.

In the evening's other Ligue 1 game, 15th-placed Nice were beaten 2-1 at home to Guingamp, who move up to 10th, as Bastia slip to 11th.



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Subasic
  • 38Touré
  • 6Carvalho
  • 5Abdennour
  • 3Kurzawa
  • 2FabinhoSubstituted forGermainat 85'minutes
  • 8João Moutinho
  • 7DirarSubstituted forBerbatovat 64'minutes
  • 15Bernardo Silva
  • 12de Carvalho
  • 23MartialSubstituted forDialloat 76'minutes


  • 10Berbatov
  • 16Stekelenburg
  • 18Germain
  • 21Echiéjilé
  • 25Traoré
  • 29Bahamboula
  • 34Diallo


Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Areola
  • 23DiakitéBooked at 32mins
  • 17Peybernes
  • 20Modesto
  • 4Marange
  • 27Gillet
  • 6Koffi Ndri Romaric
  • 7Ayité
  • 28DanicSubstituted forKeitaat 76'minutes
  • 15PalmieriSubstituted forCioniat 38'minutes
  • 11Gadji-Celi Carmel JuniorSubstituted forSioat 68'minutesBooked at 72mins


  • 13Keita
  • 16Leca
  • 19Sio
  • 24Houri
  • 25Kamano
  • 29Cioni
  • 33Djiku
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Match Stats

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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Monaco 3, Bastia 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Monaco 3, Bastia 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Bastia. Conceded by Layvin Kurzawa.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. João Moutinho (Monaco) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Monaco. Valère Germain replaces Fabinho.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Francois Modesto.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Bernardo Silva (Monaco) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Abdoulaye Keita (Bastia) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Monaco. Conceded by Mathieu Peybernes.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Monaco. Abdou Diallo replaces Anthony Martial.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Bastia. Abdoulaye Keita replaces Gaël Danic.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Dimitar Berbatov (Monaco).

  13. Post update

    Guillaume Gillet (Bastia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Dismissal

    Giovanni Sio (Bastia) is shown the red card.

  15. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  16. Post update

    Delay in match Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco) because of an injury.

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Foul by Giovanni Sio (Bastia).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Bastia. Giovanni Sio replaces Junior Tallo.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Junior Tallo (Bastia) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

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Friday 13th March 2015

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