This victory put Monaco on the same level as Lyon in 3rd place.
Kevin Volland of Monaco celebrates after scoring against Brest. AFP
Substitutes Stevan Jobetic and striker Kevin Volland scored goals in the second half as fourth-placed Monaco beat Brest 2-0 on Sunday to extend the undefeated league match to 12 games and maintain the title chase. I did.
Brest goalkeeper Gautier Larsonur saves a penalty in the first half of Witham Benyeder (Monaco’s first mistake of the season) and stops central defender Guillermo Maripá’s powerful header from the corner in the 74th minute He justified his recall by making a big save for him.
But a minute later, he was beaten when Jobetic advanced to the edge of the penalty area and fired a powerful shot in the lower right corner.
Volland showed a good time to clip midfielder Alexander Golovin’s low free kick over Larsonur and inside the right post.
Monaco was at the same level as Lyon, who was in third place for Marseille later on Sunday. Leader Lille lived in the lowlands of Strasbourg.
If Lyon wins and Lille loses, he will be the leader in goal difference.
Monaco is two points behind defending champion Paris Saint-Germain, who defeated Iwasoko Falls 4-0 on Saturday.
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League 1: Stevan Jobetic and Kevin Volland delayed scoring as Monaco defeated Brest and ended up undefeated in 12 games
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