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Monaco opened their Ligue 1 title defence by coming from behind twice on Friday night for a 3-2 victory against Toulouse at Stade Louis II.
Zinedine Machach scored for the visitors after just six minutes before Jemerson equalled for the champions with a header after 28 minutes.
Radamel Falcao rescued Monaco with the second goal for the home side after Andy Delort had shocked the hosts with a goal for Toulouse 53 minutes into the game.
The thrills continued as, with 20 minutes of the game remaining, Kamil Glik headed home Joao Moutinho’s free kick from close range to rescue Monaco’s fight back.
However, Monaco’s three-point win was somewhat marred when Kylian Mbappe was injured after 74 minutes and had to leave the field with an apparent knee injury. Eighteen-year-old Mbappe scored 26 goals in 44 appearances for Monaco last season and has been the target of transfer bids from Arsenal and Real Madrid.
Parents of the newly opened school in Cap d’Ail are not particularly pleased with the mayor’s proposed plan to rename it after slain teacher Samuel Paty.
Ferrari teammates Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc nearly collided at the Bahrain Grand Prix and Vettel was clearly none too pleased with the Monegasque’s moves.
Remote working for cross-border employees was the hot topic of discussion between the Monaco government and Italy’s new Ambassador in Monaco Giulio Alaimo this week.
The National Council has passed a long-awaited bill allowing the SBM to chase bad debts incurred at its casinos – a move which could already put millions back into its coffers.