Monaco 0 – Ferencváros 1: Visitors steal the show at the Stade Louis II

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Monaco on home loss to Ferencváros at the Stade Louis II on Thursday. Both Monaco and Ferencváros arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Monaco were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Ferencváros were able to continue their winning streak after a 3-2 win against Trabzonspor in their last match. Monaco are now in 3rd place, with 3 points from 2 matches, while Ferencváros sit in 1st, with 6 points from 2.

After an uneventful first half, Ferencváros continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, when Balint Vecsei gave them the lead, 79 minutes in, seing the match finish 1-0.

Substitutions for Monaco included Maghnes Akliouche, Ruben Aguilar, Breel Embolo, Ismail Jakobs and Myron Boadu for Krepin Diatta, Vanderson, Wissam Ben Yedder, Aleksandr Golovin and Malang Sarr, respectively. Ferencváros brought on Amer Gojak, Franck Boli, Balint Vecsei and Anderson Esiti, to replace Tokmac Chol Nguen, Ryan Mmaee, Muhamed Besic and Kristoffer Zachariassen.

There were bookings for Breel Embolo from Monaco, and Muhamed Besic and Adama Traore, for Ferencváros.

Monaco will play at home against Trabzonspor, while Ferencváros will face Red Star Belgrade away.

Technical card:
AS Mónaco:Alexander Nubel, Benoit Badiashile, Malang Sarr (Myron Boadu, min.81), Axel Disasi, Vanderson (Ruben Aguilar, min.46), Aleksandr Golovin (Ismail Jakobs, min.73), Mohamed Camara, Youssouf Fofana, Caio Henrique, Wissam Ben Yedder (Breel Embolo, min.66) and Krepin Diatta (Maghnes Akliouche, min.46)
Ferencváros:Denes Dibusz, Henry Wingo, Samy Mmaee, Mats Knoester, Endre Botka, Tokmac Chol Nguen (Amer Gojak, min.63), Muhamed Besic (Balint Vecsei, min.70), Aissa Laidouni, Adama Traore, Kristoffer Zachariassen (Anderson Esiti, min.90) and Ryan Mmaee (Franck Boli, min.64)
Stadium:the Stade Louis II
Goals:Balint Vecsei (0-1, min. 79)