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AS Monaco’s Vice-President, Vadim Vasilyev, said the club was hugely disappointed after Tuesday night’s 4-1 rout at home to Leipzig. The visitors scored four times in the first 45-minutes, knocking the spirit out of the home team.
Speaking to reporters after the Champions League game, Vasilyev said: “We have messed up the European campaign. In football, there are difficult times, and this is one of them. I didn’t like that the players’ heads dropped so quickly.”
Falcao’s goal two minutes before half-time was the only consolation from the match, which Monaco would have had to win in order to have a chance of going any further in the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Coach Leonardo Jardim may have had the summer departure of top players such as Kylian Mbappe in mind when he said: “This year, in this group, we have paid dearly for our mistakes. Also we haven’t been up to the standard of such a competition, with three defeats at home and two draws away.”
Monaco remain in second place in France’s Ligue 1, and now all eyes will be on the home game against league leaders and arch-rivals Paris Saint-Germain at Stade Louis II on Sunday, November 26.
A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]
October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]
A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Hollywood icon and beloved Princess of Monaco. Known throughout the world as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and artist, Princess Grace was committed to […]