Monaco 1-1 Clermont 1: The Monégasques frustrated at home as visitors draw

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On Sunday, Monaco and Cleermont played out a 1-1 draw at the Stade Louis II. Both Monaco and Cleermont arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Monaco were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Montpellier away and Nantes at home, by 2-0 and 4-1 respectively. Cleermont were hoping to continue their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Auxerre and AC Ajaccio. Monaco are now in 6th place on the table and have 21 points while Cleermont sit in 8th with 17 points after 11 matches.

The first half of the match started favourably for Monaco, when Breel Embolo gave them the lead, at 31 minutes and the first half ended 1-0.

Cleermont fought back, when Komnen Andric found the net, 53 minutes in, to level the score at 1-1.

Substitutions for Monaco included Eliot Matazo, Krepin Diatta and Ismail Jakobs for Wissam Ben Yedder, Takumi Minamino and Aleksandr Golovin, respectively. Cleermont brought on Jim Allevinah and Jodel Dossou, to replace Grejohn Kyei and Komnen Andric.

The referee booked eight players. Ismail Jakobs, Krepin Diatta and Alexander Nubel from Monaco, who saw yellow cards and Mohamed Camara, sent off with a red, as well as for Cleermont Elbasan Rashani, Saif-Eddine Khaoui, Yohann Magnin and Alidu Seidu also seeing yellows.

Monaco will next travel to Lille, while Cleermont will face Brest at home.

Technical card:
AS Mónaco:Alexander Nubel, Vanderson, Guillermo Maripan, Axel Disasi, Caio Henrique, Takumi Minamino (Krepin Diatta, min.21), Mohamed Camara, Youssouf Fofana, Aleksandr Golovin (Ismail Jakobs, min.61), Breel Embolo and Wissam Ben Yedder (Eliot Matazo, min.20)
Clermont Foot:Mory Diaw, Mateusz Wieteska, Maximiliano Caufriez, Alidu Seidu, Muhammed-Cham Saracevic, Saif-Eddine Khaoui, Yohann Magnin, Neto Borges, Komnen Andric (Jodel Dossou, min.74), Grejohn Kyei (Jim Allevinah, min.64) and Elbasan Rashani
Stadium:the Stade Louis II
Goals:Breel Embolo (1-0, min. 31) and Komnen Andric (1-1, min. 53)