Beginning of a complicated match for Monegasques. The Stade Rennais quickly opened the scoring in this meeting, through Hunou (3′). The Principality’s players are trying to build and set up the game. Julien Stephan’s men will nevertheless be able to double the lead five minutes later. Hunou scored his second goal of the match (2-0, 9′) and then Rony Lopes had a ball in the box and tried to deceive Koubek. The goalkeeper makes the stop (10′). The Monegasques recover the ball higher and higher in this meeting. Rony Lopes is very mobile on his side and is illustrated again on a half-volley. His shot misses the frame this time (30′). The score will not change in this first period. Two goals to zero for Rennes at halftime.
Carlos Vinicius replaces Aholou at the break. The Monegasques are resuming with much desire and are putting pressure to get a goal. The corners are multiplying for the men of Leonardo Jardim. The Principality’s players play higher in the second half and are rewarded in the 70 ‘minute. Radamel Falcao puts an angry header in Koubek’s right hand side of the goal to make it 2-1. Golovin, at the origin of this next play, finds Sidibé who delivers the decisive pass for the Colombian. His 13th goal in Ligue 1 Conforama this season. In the process, El Tigre scored his double and equalized for AS Monaco (2-2, 75’). With a superb volley from the left, it allows AS Monaco to draw level. The scorer is in all the good moves in this second period. End of this meeting on the score of two goals everywhere. Radamel Falcao and Leonardo Jardim’s men bring back a precious point from Roazhon Park. Authors of a beautiful second period, the Monegasques were able to come back by showing their strength of character. Next appointment this Sunday at the Stade Louis-II with the visit from Saint-Etienne (J35).