Monaco regains its throne –

Dispossessed of leadership by Nice a few hours earlier, Monaco regained power over Ligue 1 this Saturday in Reims.

Convincing against OM last week, AS Monaco did not weaken this Saturday in Reims, facing a serious client at the start of the season. In Champagne, the Monegasques were able to stock up on points and thus secure a place at the end of the eighth act of the championship on Sunday evening. Almost a quarter of the total price.

Faced with the willing Rémois who were unable to capitalize on their first chances in the initial act, the Rocher players initially showed themselves to be realistic, happy to take the lead just before the break thanks to Jakobs (0- 1.42e). Returning from the locker room, far from relaxing, ASM widened the gap, with achievements from Balogun and Ben Yedder, in quick succession (0-2, 46e and 0-3.49e).

Fofana’s confession

We had and click at half-timeexplains Fofana, interviewed afterwards on Canal+. We refocused on ourselves, we freed ourselves and we played our game after the break. We were also fairer technically. » Result for Monaco, a first place recovered while Nice had its holds there by dominating Metz earlier in the day (0-1). “ In advance, we don’t worrycontinues Fofana. We are of course playing for the first places in the ranking but without asking any questions for the moment. »

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Reims did themselves a great honor with a penalty converted by Teuma before the match (1-3, 57th).e), but the Champenois woke up too late in the end to claim to turn the tide. This evening, it is on the podium that the men will rest again, quartered for a long time among the opponents of the day.