Caio Henrique was in a giving mood Thursday evening in Eindhoven. At the Philips Stadion, the home of PSV, the left back greatly contributed to a big win for AS Monaco (2-1), which was playing its 200th European match, by delivering an assist for each of the two Monegasque goals.
First, the Brazilian played a long ball for Myron Boadu, who was able to control with one touch and thus score his first goal for the Club (20′). Then, as the Dutch side exerted constant pressure on Alexander Nübel’s goal, the Monegasque number 12 got forward and delivered a perfect cross for Sofiane Diop, scorer of the winning goal in the 89th minute. .
Already six assists this season!
In 16 matches played this season, Caio Henrique now has six assists (3 in Ligue 1, 2 in the Europa League, 1 in qualifying for the Champions League), which is already one more than last season (five in 36 matches). This display earned him the title of MVP of the match, as voted by you, the fans on the AS Monaco App, with 37% of the votes, ahead of Sofiane Diop (25%) and Ruben Aguilar (10%). Well done Caio!
2021-2022 MVP Recap
(UCL Third Preliminary Round first leg) Sparta Prague 0-2 AS Monaco: Aurélien Tchouameni (1)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 1) AS Monaco 1-1 Nantes: Gelson Martins (1)
(UCL Third Preliminary Round second leg) AS Monaco 3-1 Sparta Prague: Gelson Martins (2)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 2) FC Lorient 1-0 AS Monaco: Stahinja Pavlović (1)
(UCL playoffs first leg) AS Monaco 0-1 Shakhtar Donetsk : Aleksandr Golovin (1)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 3) AS Monaco 0-2 RC Lens: Jean Lucas (1)
(UCL playoffs second leg) Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 AS Monaco: Wissam Ben Yedder (1) and Djibril Sidibé (1)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 4) ESTAC Troyes 1-2 AS Monaco: Sofiane Diop (1)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 5) AS Monaco 0-2 Olympique de Marseille: Aurélien Tchouameni (2)
(Europa Matchday 1) AS Monaco 1-0 Sturm Graz: Krépin Diatta (1)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 6) OGC Nice 2-2 AS Monaco: Aleksandr Golovin (2)
(Ligue 1 Matchday 7) AS Monaco 3-1 AS Saint-Etienne: Wissam Ben Yedder (2)