Monaco beats Lille 2-1 with A. Tchouameni scoring 2 goals

VILLENEUVE D'ASCQ. Monaco overcome Lille to win 2-1. A. Tchouameni was the key to score 2 goals.


VILLENEUVE D’ASCQ. Monaco defeated Lille to win 2-1. A. Tchouameni was the key to score 2 goals. It was Monaco to strike first with a goal of A. Tchouameni at the 42′. Then it was a goal in the 69′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Tchouameni gave the win to Monaco in the 75′ minute with a goal scoring a double.

The match was played at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq on Friday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was François Letexier with the help of Cyril Mugnier and Mehdi Rahmouni. The 4th official was Aurélien Petit.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Lille was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Monaco that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Lille was more aggressive with 42 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Notwithstanding, Monaco managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Lille shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Monaco shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.


Lille received 4 yellow cards (Z. Celik, J. Fonte, B. Andre and J. Bamba). On the other side, Monaco received 1 yellow card (W. Ben Yedder).

After playing this match, Lille will stay with 51 points like Nantes to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Monaco will have 62 points like Rennes to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 39'

    Z. Celik

  • 42'

    A. Tchouameni

  • 51'

    J. Fonte

  • 56'

    I. Jakobs

    A. Golovin

  • 56'

    A. Gomes

    J. David

  • 57'

    E. Zhegrova

    G. Gudmundsson

  • 66'

    W. Ben Yedder

  • 66'

    M. Boadu

    W. Ben Yedder

  • 69'

    A. Gomes

  • 75'

    A. Tchouameni

  • 81'

    Jean Lucas

    K. Volland

  • 87'

    B. Andre

  • 87'

    D. Bradaric

    T. Djalo

  • 90'

    J. Bamba

  • 90'

    I. Lihadji

    J. Bamba

Next match

In the upcoming Ligue 1 match, Lille will play away with Nice on the 14th of May with a 10-7 head to head record in favor of Nice (15 draws).

Monaco will host Brest on the 14th of May with a 4-2 head to head statistic in favor of Brest (0 draws).

Lille: Formation and Lineups

Lille started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Jocelyn Gourvennec chose to play with the following team: Léo Jardim (6.4), Zeki Çelik (5.8), José Fonte (6.8), Sven Botman (7.4), Tiago Djaló (6.5), Jonathan Bamba (6.7), Benjamin André (6.8), Amadou Onana (7.3), Gabriel Gudmundsson (6.4), Jonathan David (6.5) and Timothy Weah (7.4).


Lille made 4 changes: J. David for A. Gomes (56′), G. Gudmundsson for E. Zhegrova (57′), T. Djalo for D. Bradaric (87′) and J. Bamba for I. Lihadji (90′).

Top player: Angel Gomes

The player who no doubt impressed Lille the most was Angel Gomes.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 17 passes (94% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 56′.

Monaco: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Philippe Clement played with: Alexander Nübel (6.9), Ruben Aguilar (7.0), Guillermo Maripán (6.1), Benoît Badiashile (7.5), Caio Henrique (7.2), Youssouf Fofana (6.4), Aurélien Tchouaméni (9.2), Vanderson (6.0), Kevin Volland (6.5), Aleksandr Golovin (7.4) and Wissam Ben Yedder (6.9).


Monaco made 3 changes: A. Golovin for I. Jakobs (56′), W. Ben Yedder for M. Boadu (66′) and K. Volland for Jean Lucas (81′).

Top player: Aurélien Tchouaméni

Probably the most impressive player in Monaco was Aurélien Tchouaméni.

His rating is (9.2) with 2 goals, 53 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 18. He performed 1 cross.

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