STRAIGHT.  FC Metz – AS Monaco: the Monegasques develop, the garnets are stunned

The final sprint is definitely underway. Third in Ligue 1, AS Monaco travels to Metz on Saturday, March 30 (5:00 p.m.), for the 27th round of the championship.

Undefeated for four rounds, the Monegasques must win if they want to continue clinging to their goal of the Champions League.

The essays:

FC METZ. Oukidja – Kouao, Traore, Cande, Udol (cap.), Lô – Atta, Camara, Van den Kerkhof, Asoro (Diallo, 24′) – Mikautadze.

LIKE MONACO. Majecki – Singo, Kehrer, Jakobs – Vanderson, Fofana, Golovine, Akliouche, Minamino, Ben Seghir – Ben Yedder (cap.).

Follow the match between Metz and Monaco live 🔽

League 1 – matchday 27

Saint-Symphorien Stadium, Metz

FC Metz

0 – 3

2nd half

AS Monaco

  • Takumi Minamino (4′)

  • Maghnes Akliouche (10′)

  • Vanderson (16′)


Candé close to fooling his own goalkeeper

Alerted by Akliouche eighteen meters away, Minamino crosses his shot from the right. Fali Candé is on the move but his move fails. The ball almost ended up in the back of the net but finally ended up in a corner.


Camara’s shot is too soft.

Found by Mikautadze at the entrance to the area, the Metz midfielder opens with his right foot. Majecki easily catches his wrapped shot.


Come back to Metz!

The Monegasques begin this second half.


Statistics at half-time


It’s halftime at the Saint-Symphorien stadium

With control after a perfect start to the match, the Monegasques logically took the lead at half-time against a completely overwhelmed Messins (0-3).

Four. Five’

⏲️ There will be one minute of added time


L’incomprehension by Matthieu Udol

In the area, the maroon captain is in a duel with Singo. The Monegasque defender takes the shot well and is on the ground. The Metz players challenge the referee, without success.


Metz still can’t do it

As soon as Monaco accelerates, the Metz defense is overwhelmed. This afternoon is complicated for László Bölöni’s men…

3. 4′

Ben Yedder completely misses his shot

Found by Jakobs in the area, the Monegasque striker takes a small readjustment step to get into an attacking position and shoots. The ball escapes and goes wide of Oukidja’s goal.


Majecki gets scared

Taken out behind Fofana, the Monegasque portrait loses control and recovers in the last minute, pressured by Lamine Camara who comes to attack the ball at his feet.


🔁László Bölöni proceeds to change prime minister

Asoro gives way to Diallo.


Metz completely overwhelmed!

Messins will need great strength of character to get out of this catastrophic start to the game.


⚽ Monaco scores the third goal!

Perfectly served by Golovin in a cross from the left, Vanderson goes to the far post and puts the inside of his right foot to deceive Oukidja, who remained impassive on his line. Monaco is happening!


Mikautadze loses his duel with Majecki

Launched behind the Monegasque defense, the Georgian attacker goes towards the goal and appears alone in front of Majecki. His shot lacks precision and the Polish goalkeeper rejects it with his foot. What a wasted opportunity for the Messins!


⚽Akliouche scores the half-time goal!

The ASM midfielder recovers the ball in the center of the field at the feet of Van den Kerkhof and runs towards the goal. He takes advantage of Ben Yedder’s call to set up Traoré and eliminate him, before finishing with a cross. Already 2-0 for the Monegasques!


Mikautadze’s goal

After a good move on the left, the Metz striker burst into the area and shot from very close range. He is deflected for a corner.


⚽Monaco opens the scoring!

Found at the near post by Ben Seghir, with his back to the goal, Takumi Minamino turns and deceives Oukidja with a precise shot from the right. What a start to the game for the Monegasques!


Vanderson already asks Oukidja

Alerted in the area by Akliouche, Vanderson quickly controls the ball and tries his chance from the right. Oukidja repels danger.


⏲️ Let’s go to the Saint-Symphorien stadium!

The Messins inaugurate this meeting, refereed by Eric Wattellier.


The two teams enter the field of play.


📊The Principality club on the way?

Monaco has only lost one of its last 10 games in all competitions (4 wins, 5 draws), it was against Toulouse on February 18 (1-2).


László Bölöni n’a pas la recipe

The 71-year-old Romanian coach earns only 0.88 points per game as coach of Metz in Ligue 1. Of the 5 teams he has managed in the elite, only with Monaco does he show a lower ratio (0.7 points per game during his visit between July and October 2006).


A gem called Lamine Camara


A new warm-up shirt for the Garnets


The composition lined up by Adi Hütter

4:15 p.m.

📊Metz in difficulties against Monaco

Metz have lost 7 of their last 8 home games against Monaco in all competitions (1 win). This is as many as in the previous 38 (17 wins, 14 draws).


📊Messins fear in the stomach

Metz lost its 15th match of the season in Ligue 1 just before the break (1-2, against Reims). At the end of the year there were only 3 of the 24 teams with at least the same number of losses after 26 games in the 21st century.


📊Monegasques travel well

4:01 p.m.

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Welcome to this live broadcast to follow the matchday 27 of Ligue 1 between FC Metz and AS Monaco.

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