AS Monaco overtakes OGC Nice to captivate Derby’s victory

AS Monaco was Stade Louis II, defeating OGC Nice 1-0, not only extending his winning streak to 5, but also finishing third in League One.


Choosing the same starting lineup that helped him a lot with his team’s pulsing victory at Renne, Philipp Klement’s men jumped out of the gate and scored almost a goal within the first minute.

With the close proximity of Wissam Ben Yeder, Aurélien Tchoameni, Youssouf Fofana and others, Monaco created many promising attacks, believing that it was most likely to score vibrantly. However, their pressure and intentions eventually paid off, and Alexander Golovin wisely found the backside of the net, where Walter Benitez could only get into Golovin’s path, just before the interval following Wanderson’s cross. I did.

Knowing that Nice would be ready for the second half, Les Monegasque remained brilliantly strong and created his own opportunity, despite the best efforts of his rivals. By managing the game well and getting the clean seats it deserves, this important and fierce battle victory will allow Monaco to take third place in points between Rennes and Strasbourg and win the Champions League qualifiers. ..

Report of Clement

“It’s never been easy to play against Nice, the best defense in League 1, but it’s really natural to have more chances, dominate the first half and score before returning to the locker room. It’s a win. It was a bit down in the second half because it was up to Nice, but it was always dangerous. Alexander Nübel didn’t have to make a big save because the whole team defended well, “Clement explained. ..

“It’s good to win five games in a row, but the important thing is that everyone stays focused on their trip to Saint-Etienne. Don’t look back, but look forward to get as high as possible. My ambition is to win every game, and more and more players have the same idea. “

He then added this insight into the team’s extraordinary physical condition, stating: It’s thanks to the good work of our training. However, it can still be improved to successfully finish the last five games. There is no certainty over a long period of time, and if a player feels unwell, another player can replace him. This is our strength and everyone needs to be ready. “

With numbers

Nice beat Monaco (52% to 48%), but the risks Monaco had were expected goals (2.12 to 0.81), shots (17 to 15), and shots to the target (7 to 2). ), Shot in the box (11-7), pass completed in the other half (131-114), dribble completed (8-5).


Next to Monaco is a trip to Saint-Etienne, which is on the verge of being demoted. There, we are aiming for the sixth straight victory. Despite defeating League 1 heavy hitters such as Paris Saint-Germain, Rennais and Nice with an evil run, you still need to stay focused on your immediate tasks to ensure that all of your recent great work is integrated. ..

“There are still five important matches left, including the first match at Saint-Etienne on Saturday. I’m happy today, but I need to stay focused and maintain the same spirit, a lot of solidarity and commitment. Yes. The players were very good, the whole group was very happy and it’s very important to me for everyone to participate. “

At the stand: Beautiful people in Louis II

The gala match, Court d’Azur Derby, has attracted many football fans. Among the guest performers was Jim Ratcliffe, owner of OGC Nice and founder of INEOS, with his brother Bob Ratcliffe.

Along with his son, Toto Wolff, the boss of the Mercedes team in Formula 1, was also on the stand of Stud Louis II. Between the two Grand Prix, the Austrians were able to enjoy the victory of AS Monaco. Like Guy Stéphan, the assistant coach of the French team.

Gesture: AS Monaco and OGC Nice unite for Sequours Populaire 06

As a bystander on the Cote d’Azur Derby, the two clubs co-sponsored a jersey auction on the MatchWornShirt platform to donate profits to Securs populaire des Alpes-Maritimes. This division is behind the Paris region, which has received the largest number of Ukrainian refugees since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began.

In addition, the president of AS Monaco Dormitory Revolving Frev made a personal donation for the benefit of Sequours Populaire and the club du Rocher. In his initiative, he donates a portion of the proceeds from the match to the association.

All of these funds raised will contribute to the financing of emergency assistance provided to many families hosted in the Alpes Maritimes. In particular, there are school kits, furniture and French lessons for children, as well as groceries, clothing and hygiene products for adults.

AS Monaco

Prior to the start of the match, AS Monaco’s vice president and general manager Oleg Petrov and OGC Nice’s president Jean-Pierre Libert symbolically handed the jersey from each club to Alpes-Maritimes Federation Secretary-General Jean-Stelittano. rice field. -Olena Vasina, Ukrainian volunteer of the Maritime Department of Securs populaire, and the Association.

Jean Stellittano and Olena Vasina kicked off a fictitious conference in front of a family of 50 volunteers and refugees from the association invited to the derby to celebrate the dedication of the Securs Populaire volunteers.

“AS Monaco Club and its president, Dmitry Rybolovlev, have contacted us to support the association,” explains Jean Sterittano. “This visibility in Derby, which thrills the heart of the region, is a great reward for all volunteers who have been very busy for some time.”

To be on the safe side, AS Monaco and its president, Dmitry Rybolovlev, Two donations to the Monaco Red Cross A few weeks ago, to support the Ukrainian population. AS Monaco overtakes OGC Nice to captivate Derby’s victory

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