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Impressive Monaco Eliminate Dortmund

UCL Match Report: AS Monaco v Borussia Dortmund 19 April 2017

By SL International - Apr 19, 2017 10:40 PM

UEFA Champions League

Result: AS Monaco 3-1 Borussia Dortmund (6-3 on aggregate)

Date: 19 April 2017

Venue: Stade Louis II

Kylian Mbappe and Radamel Falcao were on target, to help AS Monaco progress to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals with a 5-3 aggregate win over Borussia Dortmund.

Monaco came into the tie with a slight advantage, having secured a 3-2 win in the first leg.

The hosts broke the deadlock after just three minutes when Mbappe slotted home from close range, after Mendy's strike had been saved.

Dortmund nearly leveled matters in the 14th minute, but Nuri Sahin's curling free-kick crashed against the crossbar.

Monaco doubled their lead in the 17th minute as Thomas Lemar picked out Radamel Falcao, who headed into the bottom corner from close range.

The visitors suffered a blow after 30 minutes when Erik Durm picked up a knock, although he was replaced by Ousmane Dembele, who scored in the first leg.

However, Dortmund continued to struggle in the first half as Monaco maintained a two-goal lead heading into the break.

The visitors pulled a goal back in the 48th minute as Dembele skipped past his marker before pulling the ball back for Rues, who slotted into the top corner.

Falcao squandered a chance to extend Monaco's lead in the 65th minute when he was played through on goal, but the Colombian fired over the bar with only Roman Burki to beat.

Subasic came to the home side's rescue in the 74th minute, as the Monaco shot-stopper pulled off a fine stop to keep out Reus' stinging effort.

Dortmund pushed for another goal in the closing stages, but it was the French outfit who grabbed the third goal in the 81st minute courtesy of a strike from substitute Valere Germain, who scored his first touch of the game.

 


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3’ Kylian Mbappe

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Soya25 Apr 23, 2017 06:06 PM
Loooools I was on point with my predictions...
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hlonilaw@khosii! Apr 22, 2017 11:40 PM
Epl teams must look players from this kinds of club for surely
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Stuart Alois Apr 21, 2017 08:38 AM
This team wl win this cup if ref dnt thier way, dnt c any one stopping them.
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phaka89 Apr 20, 2017 11:30 PM
Monaco have scored more than 2 in four succession game
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Phikza Apr 20, 2017 03:06 PM
Monaco mean business this season...
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Tedd Apr 20, 2017 10:29 AM
Still shocked that Monaco is here and not by luck but deservedly.
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mcmoloi@yahoo.com Apr 20, 2017 10:23 AM
Real need to get mbappe,period,an I hope madrid play monaco
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mlue77 Apr 20, 2017 09:28 AM
they are on fire and they have a balanced team with excellent players who are on form
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Jully Cee-Jay Apr 20, 2017 09:16 AM
Mbappe What A Player, Madrid Should Get Him
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Maloh11 Apr 20, 2017 08:24 AM
When the draw start for UEFA
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GGbuffon Apr 20, 2017 08:13 AM
as Madrid we must just face atletico cos Monaco n Juve re ka se bone selo#halamadrid
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MR E Apr 20, 2017 07:48 AM
Mpabbe and falcao are doing what best 4 monaco, I smell monaco against juve in the final
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cows are out
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musah005 Apr 20, 2017 07:11 AM
falcao is back @ best,can't wait for the semi's draw #HalaMadrid
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T T Larry Apr 20, 2017 07:10 AM
Lol aiiuiii Barcow fans did we also pay Juventus to knock out Barca why didn't you win your game and stop focussing on others or have you forgotten how you robbed PSG
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Soni_JX Apr 20, 2017 07:07 AM
Madrid better play Juve than this unpredictable Monaco......these boys are on fire. I feel sorry for the one to face then in the Semis. French football is getting alright AGAIN.......They must be doing something differently.
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Faysal Apr 20, 2017 06:41 AM
And I feel sory for monaco cowdrid the masters of white envelopes are there
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Faysal Apr 20, 2017 06:39 AM
After what happened Dortmund couldn't play football
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This Mbappe guy is a gem
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monaco is going to win the cup

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