Duel AS Monaco vs PSG which was held at Louis II Stadium, Saturday (11/21/2020) in the morning WIB ended with a score of 3-2.
PSG as the visitors actually took the lead in the first half.
The opening pair of goals for PSG came through action Kylian Mbappe (25 ‘and 37’-penalty).
However, AS Monaco was able to get up and score three goals when the game entered the second half.
Two goals were scored by Kevin Volland (52 ‘and 65’).
Meanwhile, AS Monaco’s winning goal was created through the execution of a penalty Cesc Fabregas at the 84th minute.
With this result, AS Monaco managed to cut the points behind PSG, who are at the top of the Ligue 1 standings.
PSG collected 24 points, while AS Monaco, which is in second place, has 20 points.
The game AS Monaco vs PSG
In the first half, PSG as the visitors were not superior to AS Monaco in possession.
Les Parisiens, nicknamed PSG, recorded 48 percent of ball possession in the first half, while AS Monaco carved 52 percent.
However, PSG played more effectively. They managed to launch two shots on target from five experiments.
AS Monaco only fired one shot on target from six experiments.
Two accurate shots fired by the PSG fort also produced a pair of goals.
PSG’s first goal came from the action of Kylian Mbappe who took advantage of the defender AS Monaco.
The French national team player ran alone to win the one-on-one duel with AS Monaco goalkeeper Vito Mannone.
Mbappe calmly placed the ball on the top right of Mannone’s goal and changed the position to 1-0 for PSG’s superior.
12 minutes later, Mbappe was again the actor behind PSG’s goal. This time, he rattled AS Monaco’s goal through the white dot.
Mbappe once again beat the AS Monaco goalkeeper by placing the ball on the left side of Mannone’s goal.
After that, PSG actually added two goals before halftime. However, both goals were disallowed because the player in question was caught offside first.
The 2-0 score for PSG’s superiority lasted until the first half halt whistle sounded.
Entering the second half, AS Monaco coach, Niko Kovac, responded by replacing several players, one of which was Willem Geubbels who was replaced by Cesc Fabregas.
The entry of Cesc Fabregas added to the creativity of AS Monaco’s attack. The proof, they have recorded five shots when the second half has only been running for five minutes and made PSG overwhelmed.
Shortly after that, AC Monaco’s first goal was created. The German national team player, Kevin Volland, managed to thrill PSG’s goal. He maximized the chaos in front of goal Keylor Navas.
This situation forced the PSG coach, Thomas Tuchel, to play Neymar.
Neymar came on in the 60th minute, replacing Angel Di Maria.
After Neymar came on, PSG started to create a number of chances in the second half, but none of them had scored yet.
PSG conceded again when the game entered the 65th minute.
AS Monaco’s second goal could not be separated from the role of Cesc Fabregas. He sent assist which was then maximized by Kevin Volland to equalize to 2-2.
After the second goal was created, AS Monaco became increasingly confident in launching attacks.
The results were felt in the 84th minute. Cesc Fabregas brought AS Monaco back ahead with a penalty.
AS Monaco was awarded a penalty after Kevin Volland was violated by a PSG player, Abdou Diallo, in the forbidden box.
Abdou Diallo was also rewarded with a red card after committing the offense.
After that, no goals were created. Score 3-2 for the advantage of the host, AS Monaco, lasted until the game ended.
The composition of players AS Monaco vs PSG
AS Monaco (4-4-2): Vito Mannone (GK); Fode Ballo Toure (46 ‘Caio Henrique), Benoit Badiashile, Axel Disasi, Chrislain Matsima; Sofiane Diop, Youssouf Fotana, Aurelien Tchouameni, Gelson Martins; Willem Geubbels (46 ‘Cesc Fabregas), Kevin Volland.
Trainer: Niko Kovac.
PSG (4-4-2): Keylor Navas (GK); Colin Dagba, Abdou Diallo, Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa (68 ‘Mitchel Bakker); Angel Di Maria (60 ‘Angel Di Maria), Danilo Pereira (68’ Kays Ruiz-Atil), Rafinha Alcantara, Pablo Sarabia; Kylian Mbappe (68 ‘Leandro Paredes), Moise Kean.
Trainer: Thomas Tuchel.