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Moncao Go Five Points Clear As Runaway League Leaders Continue March To Ligue 1 Title

continued his sensational form as he was on the score-sheet with Joao Moutinho to help Moncao extend their lead at the top to five-points after beating Bordeaux in the .

The 18-year-old Mbappe had his 10th league goal of the season in the 68th minute on Radamel ’s assist, before Moutinho doubled the lead six minutes later with a brilliant curling shot outside the box. However, the French league leader, who tallied 123 goals in all competitions so far this season, still suffered a leak defense to hand Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan one goal back.

Monaco has targeted at the comeback from a 5-3 loss in the first-leg of last 16 against next Wednesday. Their top scorer Falcao, who netted 16 league goals, was benched on in the 65th minute, and his header gave Mbappe a low shot from just inside the penalty area.Monaco

Moutinho then collected Bernardo Silva’s pass and finished a superb shot 25 meters away into the top left corner of the goal, before the visitors got one back goalkeeper Danijel Subasic failed in a one-on-one encounter against Rolan, and the latter put the ball into an empty net.

One concern for Monaco was that Falcao clutched his ribs in a heavy challenge against Nicolas Pallois, and was uncertain to feature in the crucial clash with Man City.

Monaco sat atop with a five-point lead over second-ranked , who drew 2-2 with Caen on Friday. Defending champions Paris Saint-Germain could cut Monaco’s margin to three points with a Sunday’s road victory over bottom side Lorient.

Elsewhere on Saturday, Guingamp crushed Bastia 5-0, moving up from 11th to eighth. Montpellier lost to Nantes 3-2, Nancy lost to Lille 2-1, and Rennes tied Dijon at 1-1.

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