French Ligue 1
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Monaco 2-1 Dijon

Monaco celebrate
Monaco, who were Ligue 2 champions in 2013, are aiming for their first French title since 2000

Radamel Falcao scored a fine, late free-kick as Monaco edged out Dijon to go three points above champions Paris St-Germain at the top of Ligue 1.

Cedric Varrault gave struggling Dijon the lead, but Nabil Dirar equalised after Falcao's free-kick hit the bar.

And Falcao, a 60th-minute substitute, scored the winner from 25 yards with a set-piece which found the top corner.

Nice, who are four points below neighbours Monaco, secured a Champions League place as they beat Nancy 3-1.

Jean Seri scored twice as they came from behind to ensure they will play in the European Cup for the first time since 1959-60.

Line-ups

Monaco

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Subasic
  • 38TouréSubstituted forLemarat 45'minutes
  • 25Glik
  • 5Jemerson
  • 23Mendy
  • 7Dirar
  • 2FabinhoBooked at 59mins
  • 14BakayokoSubstituted forFalcaoat 60'minutes
  • 10Bernardo Silva
  • 18Germain
  • 29MbappeSubstituted forJoão Moutinhoat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6de Oliveira Moraes
  • 8João Moutinho
  • 9Falcao
  • 16De Sanctis
  • 24Raggi
  • 27Lemar
  • 33Cardona

Dijon

Formation 4-3-3

  • 30Reynet
  • 26Chafik
  • 27Varrault
  • 4Loties
  • 25Bouka MoutouBooked at 90mins
  • 8Lees-MelouBooked at 68mins
  • 15BalmontSubstituted forMariéat 82'minutes
  • 20AmalfitanoSubstituted forRiviereat 88'minutes
  • 11Tavares
  • 9Diony
  • 18SammaritanoBooked at 67minsSubstituted forMartinat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Leroy
  • 2Lang
  • 3Belmonte
  • 7Riviere
  • 13Martin
  • 14Marié
  • 19Rosier
Referee:
Jerome Miguelgorry
Attendance:
9,069

Match Stats

Home TeamMonacoAway TeamDijon
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home19
Away8
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home15
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Monaco 2, Dijon 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Monaco 2, Dijon 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Marvin Martin (Dijon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Pierre Lees-Melou.

  4. Booking

    Arnold Bouka Moutou (Dijon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

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

  6. Post update

    Foul by Arnold Bouka Moutou (Dijon).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Thomas Lemar (Monaco) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Loties (Dijon).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Dijon. Yohann Riviere replaces Romain Amalfitano.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Thomas Lemar (Monaco) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the top right corner.

  12. Post update

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

  13. Post update

    Foul by Jordan Loties (Dijon).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Cedric Varrault (Dijon).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Fabinho (Monaco).

  17. Post update

    Pierre Lees-Melou (Dijon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Falcao (Monaco).

  19. Post update

    Romain Amalfitano (Dijon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Monaco. João Moutinho replaces Kylian Mbappe.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 15th April 2017

  • MonacoMonaco2DijonDijon1
  • NiceNice3NancyNancy1
  • GuingampGuingamp2ToulouseToulouse1
  • MetzMetz2CaenCaen2
  • MontpellierMontpellier2LorientLorient0
  • RennesRennes2LilleLille0

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Monaco32245390276377
2PSG32235466214574
3Nice332110255272873
4Lyon321731265392654
5Bordeaux32131094639749
6Marseille32139104438648
7Saint-Étienne311112835251045
8Guingamp33128134044-444
9Rennes331013103137-643
10Nantes32119123146-1542
11Toulouse331011123435-141
12Montpellier33109144755-839
13Angers33116163243-1139
14Lille33107163141-1037
15Metz3299143161-3036
16Caen3396183356-2333
17Nancy3387182544-1931
18Lorient3394203764-2731
19Dijon33611164152-1129
20Bastia32610162646-2028
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