Ligue 1: Monaco overcomes Brest after recovering from a 0-2 deficit

MONACO. Monaco had a striking comeback against Brest.


MONACO. Monaco had a fantastic comeback against Brest. Monaco took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Stade Louis II. stadium in Monaco on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Jérôme Brisard who was helped by Benjamin Pages and Alexis Auger. The 4th official was Gaël Angoula. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 17.1 degrees Celsius or 62.83 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

Monaco was in firm control of the ball 57% while Brest was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Monaco was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Monaco won the contest.

Monaco shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Brest shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.


Monaco received 2 yellow cards (A. Golovin and K. Volland). On the opposite side, Brest received 2 yellow cards (C. Herelle and M. Der Zakarian).

After playing this encounter, Monaco will have 65 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Brest will stay with 48 points to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    J. Duverne

  • 24'

    Y. Belaili

  • 44'

    W. Ben Yedder (Penalty)

  • 45'

    A. Golovin

  • 45'

    C. Herelle

  • 51'

    W. Ben Yedder

  • 53'

    I. Jakobs


  • 55'

    W. Ben Yedder

    A. Tchouameni

  • 56'

    J. Le Douaron

    I. Cardona

  • 63'

    K. Volland

  • 64'

    H. Belkebla

    H. Magnetti

  • 64'

    S. Mounie

    M. Satriano

  • 67'

    M. Der Zakarian

  • 70'

    K. Volland

  • 87'

    R. Said

    Y. Belaili

  • 78'

    B. Chardonnet

    C. Herelle

  • 79'

    G. Martins

    A. Golovin

  • 89'

    Jean Lucas

    K. Volland

  • 89'

    M. Boadu

    W. Ben Yedder

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Monaco will play away with Lens on the 21st of May with a 4-4 head to head record.

Brest will host Bordeaux on the 21st of May with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Brest (4 draws).

Monaco: Formation and Lineups

Monaco started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Philippe Clement chose to play with the following team: Alexander Nübel (6.4), Ruben Aguilar (7.6), Axel Disasi (6.8), Benoît Badiashile (6.9), Caio Henrique (7.2), Youssouf Fofana (7.2), Aurélien Tchouaméni (7.4), Vanderson (6.2), Kevin Volland (8.4), Aleksandr Golovin (7.9) and Wissam Ben Yedder (9.2).


Monaco made 4 changes: Vanderson for I. Jakobs (53′), A. Golovin for G. Martins (79′), K. Volland for Jean Lucas (89′) and W. Ben Yedder for M. Boadu (89′).

Top player: Wissam Ben Yedder

The player who no doubt impressed Monaco the most was Wissam Ben Yedder.

His rating is (9.2) with 3 goals, 18 passes (55% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.

Brest: Formation and Lineups

Brest started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Michel Der Zakarian played with: Marco Bizot (5.9), Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel (5.6), Christophe Herelle (6.2), Lilian Brassier (5.8), Jean-Kevin Duverne (7.2), Hugo Magnetti (7.0), Lucien Agoumé (6.5), Paul Lasne (7.6), Irvin Cardona (6.1), Martín Satriano (6.8) and Youssef Belaïli (7.1).


Brest made 5 changes: I. Cardona for J. Le Douaron (56′), H. Magnetti for H. Belkebla (64′), M. Satriano for S. Mounie (64′), Y. Belaili for R. Said (87′) and C. Herelle for B. Chardonnet (78′).

Top player: Paul Lasne

The player who no doubt impressed Brest the most was Paul Lasne.

His rating is (7.6) with 40 passes (95% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 7.

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